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Div, AfriForum slams SARU

SA Rugby – News24 Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has criticised the SA Rugby Union’s (SARU) decision to reinstate the racial quota system in domestic rugby. SARU earlier this week announced that a new quota rule will apply in…

Plum gone with immediate effect

Sharks management and John Plumtree have decided to part ways – like in right now. Release The Sharks confirmed that discussions were held today between representatives of themselves and John Plumtree (“the Parties”). It was mutually and amicably agreed between…

More drama at the Sharks

Outgoing Sharks coach John Plumtree and new CEO John Smit are set meet to resolve the termination of Plumtree’s contract. Sport24 Smit recently announced the appointment of Brendan Venter as new Director of Rugby at the Sharks. Plumtree was told…

Global season is coming

World rugby will get its integrated season after the next World Cup. Super Rugby will shift to a March start and won’t break for test matches, the June window will be shifted to July and all players will have a…

SARU announces contracted Boks

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) today announced that 15 players, including exciting youngsters such as Eben Etzebeth, Marcell Coetzee, Juan de Jongh and Pat Lambie and world stars such as Jean de Villiers, Tendai Mtawarira and Bismarck du Plessis,…