Scrumhalf Damian Stevens, who was the youngest Namibian player at the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England, is confident that the Welwitschias will win this year’s Africa Rugby Gold Cup after he helped Namibia beat Senegal 95-0 last weekend.

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 stay grounded despite win

Welwitschias coach Lyn Jones has urged his players to stay grounded despite a rare win against the Hino Valke last weekend.

Winless Welwitschias face wounded Bulls

The Welwitschias’ quest to win their first SuperSport Rugby Challenge continues this weekend after they lost 33-50 to The Hino Valke (Falcons) in Kempton Park, South Africa last weekend. This Saturday, the Welwitschias host an equally wounded Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Hage Geingob Rugby Stadium in Windhoek.

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