[Note: if you’re not from Kenya, and/or didn’t play rugby growing up there, you will likely find this post random and tedious. Please come back tomorrow and I’ll get back to the usual fair.]

Okay, my Schools Rugby in Kenya post from February is proving to have a life of it’s own. In fact, it gets 5-10 comments every month still – 105 as of today, amazing. Yani, we’re crazy and passionate about our ruge, eh?

A special shout out to Joe for almost single-handedly keeping this conversation rolling – he’s got my vote for biggest Patch fan on the web and is a bloody genius at getting people riled up. Also, here’s my favorite comment, by Meneja (obviously a Saints guy):

AMA SPEAK THE TRUTH

  1. BEST RUGBY SCHOOL – ST MARY’S NAIROBI (thats why they are most hated)
  2. OTHERS WHO CAN CLAIM TITLE LENANA AND RVA FULLSTOP.
  3. ANYONE ELSE IS SECOND RATE STARTING WITH PATCH…(your track record in prescott speaks heaps…why? it was the hardest most challenging tournament. history says you were no where to be seen.)
  4. BEST FIELDS RVA AND SAINTS (any arguments???)
  5. MOST ENTERTAINING LENANA PATCH AND SAINTS (fantastic runners high scores and high intensity and never say die attitudes)
  6. BEST DEFENCE SAINTS (conceded less in 96,97 cumulatively then the second team conceded in 96 or 97)
  7. BEST BACKLINE LENANA SAINTS (powerfull runners well organised)
  8. BEST ORGANISED RVA (they knew there opponents inside out before every game…sometimes it didnt make a difference though)
  9. BEST FORWARDS SAINTS (not the fa