Rugby Africa Opens Inaugural Media and Photography Award Entries

Rugby Africa Opens Inaugural Media and Photography Award Entries

Rugby Africa has announced that its inaugural Media & Photography Awards season has started.

Coralie van Den Berg, the General manager at Rugby Africa, says the winners from the two creatives will walk away with $1,500 as prize money.

The criteria for media and photography will be cognisant of submissions which value promotion and progression of rugby.

This is one way of hearing from their fans and followers {men and females} who have shaped the face of Rugby across Africa Over the years, with remarkable moments through Media

This competition is open to anyone interested across Africa as there is no specific criteria of participation.

Applications have been opened today May 17 and expected to close July 17 July 2021with the winner also expected to be announced on August 18 2021.

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Khaled Babbou, the President of Rugby Africa, has said that it is a continental pillar of the sport. The Men’s and Women’s Rugby Africa Cup, Sevens tournaments, and the U/20 Barthés Trophy are some of the key drivers of the work they do on the continent. Of the 39 member nations, 24 are full or associate members of World Rugby.

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Head of the finance committee at Rugby Africa, Herman Mensah, said that Rugby Africa has also evolved with the sport over the years.

In 2019, Rugby Africa’s competitions were redesigned to improve representation through continental and regional tournaments. Fixture additions included the Men’s and Women’s Rugby Africa Cup, several regional Sevens tournaments, continental Men’s, and Women’s Sevens tournaments and the U/20 tournament.

“Rugby has grown into a multinational phenomenon, best witnessed in popular culture through the decisive Rugby Africa Cup. On the world stage, we are proud to have taken the cup home as a continent, most specifically through South Africa (the current world champions).”

To enter and take part in this go to: Media Award / Photography Award team wishes you the best of luck.

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