Davies to try out U-20 players against Kenya

Senior national rugby team coach, Phil Davies, is set to give U-20 players and some locally-based fringe players the last chance to stake a claim for a place in the final squad that will travel to Japan next year for the rugby world cup.

Davies expects tough tests against Uruguay

Namibia expects tough encounters against the visiting Uruguay rugby national team, coach Phil Davies has said.

Davies pleads for sponsors after Gold Cup win

Welwitschias coach Phil Davies is hoping that his team’s recent triumph in the Africa Rugby Gold Cup will result in a sponsorship rush, as he eyes a possible two-test series against Uruguay in November.

Welwitschias on the cusp of glory

Welwitschias coach Phil Davies will be relying on his experienced players against Kenya when the two sides meet in what is expected to be a mouthwatering 2017 Rugby Africa Gold Cup match on Saturday.

Welwitschias await Senegalese test

Senior national rugby team coach, Phil Davies, has warned his players against complacency ahead of the Welwitschias must-win match against Senegal in the Rugby Africa Gold Cup on Saturday at the Hage Geingob Stadium.

Ex-Welwitschias’ players rally behind coach

Former Welwitschias players, Ivan Gaya and Uakazuvaka ‘Wacca’ Kazombiaze, believe the rugby senior national team is heading in the right direction under Coach Phil Davies despite finishing a disappointing fourth in the 12th edition of the World Rugby Nations Cup held in Uruguay from 10 to 18 June.

Welwitschias ready to upset the apple cart

Namibia senior rugby team coach, Phil Davies, is confident that his team can win the World Rugby Nations Cup tournament that starts this Saturday, 10 June in Uruguay.

Rugby coach upbeat ahead of Nations Cup

The Welwitschias’ Super Sport Rugby Challenge side might be the whipping boys of the competition, but there is hope for the senior national team in the upcoming 12th edition of the World Rugby Nations Cup tournament to be held in Uruguay next month.


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