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Kenya Rugby Football Union

Kenya Rugby Union
Association crest
Sport Rugby union
Founded 1970
Rugby Afrique affiliation 1986 (founder member)
Men's coach Jerome Paarwater
Women's coach Kevin Wambua/Mike Shamiah
Sevens coach Benjamin Ayimba
Website [1]

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) is the governing body of World Rugby.

Rugby has a long history in Kenya. Rugby Football Union of Kenya (RFU-K) was formed in 1923. The RFU-K was dissolved and the district unions incorporated into the Rugby Football Union of East Africa (RFUEA) upon its formation in 1956. After the formation of national unions in Uganda and Tanzania it was decided to form the Kenya Rugby Union in 1970 to combine the provincial unions within the country under a national union but still underneath the umbrella of the RFUEA.

The KRU also oversees Kenyan schools rugby, including the Prescott Cup (for the nation's top tier clubs), and the Damu Pevu Shield (for second tier clubs and the second XV's of top tier clubs). The KRU also organizes the Kenya national rugby union team and participates in Rugby Afrique tournaments, but has never qualified for the Rugby World Cup. The Kenyan national sevens team is much more

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