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Venue Change for Welwitschias vs. Blue Bulls Rugby Match

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The eagerly anticipated rugby clash between the Welwitschias and the South African side, Blue Bulls, will now take place at a different venue than originally planned. Instead of being held at the renowned Dr. Hage Geingob Stadium, a new location has been designated.

Dr. Hage Geingob Stadium holds significant prominence as the traditional home of rugby in Namibia, hosting numerous premier league matches and national team games throughout the year.

WELWITSCHIAS PREPARE TO FACE VALKE

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After two consecutive defeats, the Welwitschias will face the Valke this weekend in Windhoek. 

Despite the recorded losses, the coaches are still happy with the progress being made over the last few weeks.  

The Welwitschias have started the season with two losses, but the coaches are nevertheless happy with the progress made. NRU Director of Rugby Allister Coetzee states that the building process will take time. 

Welwitschias lose first home game 22, 31

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The visitors from the Southern Cape SWD Eagles, scored 4 consecutive tries in the first half through scrumhalf Sachin Toring, and a chip and chase from flyhalf  Adriaan van der Berg while left winger Mpho Ntsane and fullback Darryl Fortuin also touchdown for the visitors.

The Welwitschias however could only manage one try from lock Johan Luttig just before half time to bring the score to 10 28. 

In the second half, the Welwitschias stepped up their defense and came back guns blazing keep majority of the ball possession. 

Pumas beat Welwitschias 81 - 8 in Airlink Cup

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The Welwitschias lost a pre-season match by 81 to 8 to the 2022 Currie Cup champions, the Pumas this weekend.  

The Inaugural Airlink Cup, which took place on Saturday, saw the men in blue - the Welwitschias - face the Souh African franchise, the Pumas. 

The Pumas started the match off with high speed and kept the scoreboard ticking throughout the 80 mins of play.  

In the first half, the men in pink scored five tries, while the Welwitschias only managed a penalty conversion through Andre van der Berg.

ICC's Barclay vows to take women's game to greater heights

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Internationally, women are celebrated and their issues brought to the fore during the month of March. Aware of this, ICC Chairperson Greg Barclay has vowed to support women's Cricket and bring it on par with the men's game.

He said this during an engagement with corporate companies who sponsor Cricket Namibia on Thursday.

The commercial lawyer and ICC chairperson Greg Barclay was in Namibia on a short visit dedicated to a fact-finding mission, Barclay said he is pleased to see how much support Cricket Namibia is receiving from the corporates

Griquas beat Welwitschias in maiden Dr Hage Geingob Rugby cup

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The national rugby side, better known as the Welwitschias, went down to the Griquas by 18 to 33 in the first installment of the Dr Hage Geingob Project Rugby Cup contested in Windhoek on Saturday.

The match played in front of a sizeable crowd and attended by the Head of State Dr Hage Geingob and other dignitaries did not go the Welwitschias' way as many thought would be the case.

Things turned out to be one-sided as the visitors were in the thick of things scoring the tries at ease.