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Kings & SARU in Mexican stand-off

Tweet The Southern Kings announced their reduced, 35-man squad for their Super Rugby campaign which still contains 5 foreign players. The tug-of-war between the Kings and SARU on the number of foreign based players allowed for the franchise has been going since 2012. The Kings, who only has a 1-year guaranteed deal for participation in…

Lions, GUMA battle takes an ugly turn

Tweet Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) president Kevin de Klerk says the statement issued on Tuesday from their former partners Guma TAC was “filled with many half truths” and says the union had never been unwilling to pay back any money.

4N fixtures and logo

Tweet So the “Rugby Championship” (in contrast to the cricket joke called the Vroteas)  does have a sponsor. The fixture list is yet another Andy Marinos negotiated special however…

What democracy?

Tweet rugby365’s Oracle, Paul Dobson, takes a critical look at what constitutes ‘democracy’ when it comes to sporting bodies in South Africa … or more particularly rugby.