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Watch Sky NZ's take on Namibia.

Watch Sky NZ's take on Namibia.

MEET THE NAMIBIANS! Don't know much about Namibian rugby? Or Namibia for that matter?#CupGoesWild's James McOnie goes behind the scenes at the Namibia Rugby Union's training camp to find out a little bit about what the All Blacks can expect when the two countries meet for the first time tomorrow (6.30am LIVE on SKY Sport 1...)Score predictions? Go!

Posted by SKY Sport NZ on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Windhoek Gymnasium Video

Rugby fever has gripped Namibia - very little work will be done at home today with so much excitement ahead of this evening's match. The support from everyone has been overwhelming and humbling. Windhoek Gymnasium sent us this Video and Windhoek Affies a great photo.

 

Rugby fever has gripped Namibia - very little work will be done at home today with so much excitement ahead of this evening's match. The support from everyone has been overwhelming and humbling. Windhoek Gymnasium sent us this Video and Windhoek Affies a great photo.

Posted by Namibia Rugby Union on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Namibia jerseys

Namibia jerseys

The moment has arrived - less than 24 hours before kick off and the dream is one step closer. A very special moment on the eve of the match, NRU president Bradley Basson and coach Phil presented the Match 23 jerseys with their playing kit .

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Team against New Zealand!

And here they are: The 15 men who will represent Namibia against NZ, this Thursday evening at the Olympic Stadium in London. The replacements are : Louis van der Westhuizen, Casper Viviers, Raoul Larson,Janco Venter, Renaldo Bothma, Rohan Kitshoff,Eneill Buitendag & Chrysander Botha.

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NRU president / Saru president visit

Great gesture by NRU president Bradley Basson and Saru President Oregan Hoskins to pop in at captain's run this afternoon and wish the team good luck!

NRU president Bradley Basson and Saru President Oregan Hoskins

Media Conference at Cobham RFC

Attack Coach Pieter Rossouw and Namibia's most capped player Johnnie Redelinghuys at Namibia's Media Conference at Cobham RFC earlier today. Images courtesy of ian Findlay.

Namibia's most capped player Johnnie Redelinghuys

Attack Coach Pieter Rossouw

 

Namibia Welcome Ceremony

Highlights video from the Namibia Welcome Ceremony.

The Namibia ceremony took place on Thursday at Hampton Court Palace. The video features Namibia captain, Jacques Burger and a choir from Chase Bridge Primary School in Twickenham.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

NAMIBIAN FANS : PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING WARNING FROM WORLD RUGBY - THIS IS IN PARTICULAR RELEVANT TO THE UNAUTHORISED WEBSITE : namibianrugby.com.

THE NRU WILL NOT ACCEPT ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ITEMS BOUGHT OR ORDERED FROM THIS WEBSITE WHICH IS USING RUGBY WORLD CUP LOGOS AND NAMIBIAN RUGBY LOGOS AS WELL AS THE NAME ILLEGALLY.

THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE IS: www.nru.com.na

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ACS Cobham

On Saturday evening the Namibian team was hosted by ACS Cobham - a Private school that every year sends 20 learners to Namibia where they take part in an exchange program at Kutenhaus Primary School in Berseba. The school has fantastic facilities and really went out of their way to make Team Namibia feel at home.

ACS Cobham

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Cobham RFC

It has been a busy 4 days for Namibia since they arrived in London last Wednesday. On Friday evening they visited Cobham RFC where they watched the opening match of RWC 2015. Cobham RFC has been fantastic hosts and their hospitality is greatly appreciated by the Namibian team.

Cobham RFC

Davies happy with Namibia’s progress

Davies happy with Namibia’s progress.

Namibia Head Coach Phil Davies has expressed his satisfaction with his team’s progress since arriving in London 4 days ago. Namibia have a rest day on Sunday before they will start with their final preparations in the build up to Thursday evening’s Pool C match against New Zealand in London.

“The players and the management have settled in very quickly, it has a been really good, the boys have trained very well, they have been enthusiastic and focussed. The hotel has been fantastic, the facilities and hospitality at Cobham are great and it has been an excellent four days actually,” said Davies.

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Janco Venter is 21 today

We have another birthday ! Janco Venter is 21 today !!!

 

We have another birthday ! Janco Venter is 21 today !!!

Posted by Namibia Rugby Union on Saturday, 19 September 2015

Diego from Argentina

Diego from Argentina popped in today to hand over a god luck charm to the team. He is a student in London busy with a project on Namibia. Gracias Diego !

 

Diego from Argentina popped in today to hand over a god luck charm to the team. He is a student in London busy with a project on Namibia. Gracias Diego !

Posted by Namibia Rugby Union on Saturday, 19 September 2015

Renaldo Bothma's 26 Th. birthday

Watch as the Namibian team celebrate Renaldo Bothma's 26th. birthday.

Watch as the Namibian team celebrate Renaldo Bothma's 26 Th. birthday .

Posted by Namibia Rugby Union on Friday, 18 September 2015

Fiji's team for England and Meet the Mascots - RWC Daily

Episode 5 of the Rugby World Cup daily in association with Land Rover. Italy are welcomed to England at with a ceremony at Hampton Court Palace ahead of the tournament, the Fiji and South African teams are named ahead of their respective matches against England and Japan respectively, and the tournament mascots are chosen to represent their countries.

Namibia welcomed to Rugby World Cup 2015

Namibia welcomed to Rugby World Cup 2015

Namibia welcomed to Rugby World Cup 2015 at hampton court palace

Rugby World Cup 2015 welcomes Namibia ahead of their first game on September 24

Today the Namibia team were welcomed to Rugby World Cup 2015 during their official welcome ceremony at Hampton Court Palace.

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Official Welcoming to RWC 2015

Official Welcoming to RWC 2015

Rugby World Cup World Rugby Chairman Mr. Bernard Lapasset welcomed Namibia to RWC 2015 during a wonderful ceremony at Hampton Court Palace in London today.

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Namibia Rugby Players

  Jaco-Engels

Jaco Barny Engels

Position: Prop forward
Date of Birth: 17.12.1980
Place of Birth: Oranjemund
Weight: 118 kg
Height: 1.86 m
Club: United (NA)
Caps: 12
Debut: 11.06.2013

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