NAIROBI 14 September, 2016. The World leading invitational rugby sevens team, Samurai International RFC have named an experienced side for the upcoming Safari Sevens, which includes 2 Olympic Rugby 7s stars, Spain’s Ignacio Martin and Francesco Hernandez in the squad.
This year’s edition will be held on the 23rd to 25th September 2016 at the iconic Safaricom Stadium in Nairobi. This will be the 20th edition of the annual sevens festival.
The side is coached by former Otago 7s halfback and current Germany national sevens tactician Chad Shepherd who will work alongside Wales 7s Cristian Hitt. The side also boasts current HSBC Sevens Series stars, Scotland’s James Fleming, Nick McLennan, Scott Wright, Jamie Johnstone and Doughie Fife. Former Scotland 7s players Michael Fedo and Darren Gillespie have also been selected. Read More.