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André Watson’s employment terminated

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The South African Rugby Union (SARU) today confirmed the arbitration award that was issued by the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) to the effect that the employment of André Watson, the General Manager Referees, with SARU has been…

SARU: New Youth Centres for Woman’s Rugby

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The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday announced a new programme to boost women’s rugby in South Africa and increase participation through the development of Youth Training Centres at selected provincial unions. Nine coaches and administrators – including former…

SARU boss takes aim at SANZAR

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South African Rugby Union President Oregan Hoskins has spoken out strongly against the inconsistency of recent rulings at disciplinary tribunals. Hoskins is incensed by what he believes to be the unfair handling of cases involving South African players – compared…

SARU wants 2023 World Cup

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The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday confirmed its interest in bidding for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, following the announcement of the tender process by World Rugby. Jurie Roux, CEO of SARU, reaffirmed the union’s commitment to bring…

SARU road-map to transformation

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The Strategic Transformation Plan (STP) of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) was the culmination of two years’ hard work and consultation, Mr Oregan Hoskins, president of the South African Rugby Union said on Tuesday. The wide-ranging plan – which…

Boksmart and Players Fund seminar

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Former Springboks Joel Stransky and Hanyani Shimange will host two rugby seminars in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively in the next fortnight titled “Ensuring Smarter Rugby in our Youth”. The Rugby Seminar Series has been organised by the Chris Burger…

SA Rugby Annual 2015 hits the shelves

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THE 2015 edition of the South African Rugby Annul goes on sale nationwide today [Monday] after being launched at Sunday’s South African Rugby Union Awards in Johannesburg. In keeping with tradition, the 44th edition of the ‘bible’ of the game…

Player exodus worries SARU CEO

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The growing trend of other countries poaching South African rugby players at a young age was a worrying one, SA Rugby Union (SARU) chief executive Jurie Roux said in Pretoria on Monday, Reports Sport24 Speaking at the launch of the 2015…

SARU Tag Rugby Clinic

  The outer field at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium was a hive of activity on Wednesday afternoon as 10 local Primary Schools from all over Port Elizabeth enjoyed a wind free afternoon playing Tag Rugby® against each other. The event…