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Allister selects his first Match 23 for 2017

In what must have felt like an eternity for many fans, Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his first match day squad for the...

SA Rugby set criteria for Super Rugby

Representatives of the six Super Rugby franchises on Tuesday agreed a set of criteria to determine the four teams to represent South Africa in...

SARU explain Super Rugby format decision

SARU had to be honest with themselves when SANZAAR discussed the new format for 2018 and one of the major considerations was to admit that...

Mr Alexander set sights on being No 1

  SA Rugby’s vision remains to be the leading rugby nation in the world, Mr Mark Alexander, the union president, said after the organisation’s Annual...

Rumors getting louder on Erasmus return to SA rugby

According to Hendrik Cronje from Rapport, Rassie Erasmus is busy making a u-turn back to South African rugby.   According to the Sunday Newspaper Erasmus may...

Player welfare and rugby safety under the spotlight

Representatives of SA Rugby’s BokSmart rugby safety programme and the Chris Burger Petro Jackson Players’ Fund (CBPJF) will join forces with a number of...

SA Rugby cuts back on overseas representation

Only overseas-based Springboks with more than 30 Test caps will be eligible for selection in future, following a decision by the Executive Council of...

Sharks say Saru must do more to keep talent in SA

Sharks chief operations officer Eduard Coetzee says SA Rugby must do more to keep players like Cobus Reinach in the country, by Darryn Pollock The Springbok...

Griquas make history

President Jannie Louw of the Griquas delighted with this milestone achievement - Today is certainly one of the greatest days in the history of the...

Third coaches and conditioning indaba held

With the start of the 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby competition a week away, the Springbok coaching staff and local franchise coaches met for a...

SA Rugby to offer 5-year contract to Rassie?

Rumours that SA Rugby will offer Rassie Erasmus the Springbok coaching job are growing stronger by the day, reports Sprot24 Recent media reports indicated that...

Vodacom Bulls Warm up in Zimbabwe

The Vodacom Bulls will be travelling to Harare Zimbabwe on Wednesday this week to prepare for their first warm-up match of the 2017 Vodacom...

Skill coaching should no longer be just a buzz word

Skills are the one aspect that most people have been complaining about lacking in South African rugby and most believe therefor it is the...

SA Rugby plans Springbok review and governance overhaul

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has outlined plans to overhaul their administration of the game and hold a Springbok review after a disastrous season. Mark...

Forget Coetzee, blame SARU

A new Springbok coach won’t solve South Africa’s rugby issues. Only the South African Rugby Union can do that. The time for denial is over....

SA Rugby president, Mr Mark Alexander express his disappointment

“The whole of South African rugby is extremely disappointed with this year’s Springbok results and deeply worrying aspects of the performances. It has not...

SARU their own worst enemy

SARU has become their own worst enemy as SARugbyMag reported that another Springbok, Eben Etzebeth will sign a short-term deal in the English Premiership. This...

Lambie to captain Boks

Monday, 31 October 2016 Lambie to captain Springboks against Barbarians at Wembley Patrick Lambie will captain South Africa in their international match against the Barbarians at...

Alexander elected new SARU President

New SA Rugby president maps out priorities   Mr Mark Alexander mapped out a range of immediate priorities for rugby following his confirmation as the new...

SA Rugby boss admits system flaw

The SA Rugby coaches indaba being held in Cape Town over the next two days could be a significant first step in turning rugby...

SA Rugby works with talented junior players

SA Rugby hosted 140 Under-16 and Under-17 players at two high performance training camps in the Western Cape, where they were coached on and...

Etzebeth won’t join Saracens

European and English champions Saracens called a halt to their pursuit of Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth on Wednesday, writes Sport24 The Premiership club had held...

Venter to lead SARU coaching indaba

The coaching Indaba  next week will be led by former Springbok Brendan Venter and former Springbok team psychologist, Pieter Kruger. SARU has invited CEO's and...

New midfield pair for Springboks

  Four changes to the Springbok side that lost to the Pumas in Salta. Damian de Allende and Lionel Mapoe have nbeen dropped, with the...

Jadezweni third SA referee to make Test debut

Cwengile Jadezweni will become the third of South Africa’s young and upcoming refereering corps to make his Test debut this year when he takes...

Amateur sides battle it out for provincial honours

The top amateur provincial players in the country will have the opportunity to make their mark in the next few days at SA Rugby’s...

Junior Boks training squad making solid progress

Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron on Tuesday said his team was making solid progress in terms of their game plan and mental toughness as...

Playing smart and some advice for the Beast

Passing and how the forwards take up the ball- the art of passing. Either players in South Africa have been instructed not to pass...

SA ‘A’ side to play English Saxons in June

New RBS Six Nations Grand Slam winners England will send a strong Saxons team – effectively the country’s next-best – to face South Africa...

Do we “Stick” by the new coaching trio…?

So there will be a huge shock if Allister (seriously need to learn how to spell his name) Coetzee is not named as the...

SARU GC approve Springbok coach candidate

The new Springbok coach will be named officially at a media conference on 12 April, Mr Oregan Hoskins, president of SA Rugby, confirmed on...

Springbok coach announcement maybe not on April Fools day

Reports are doing the rounds that SARU will not announce the new Springbok coach tomorrow as was widely expected. Most are expecting to hear former...

Serfontein: SARU rotting from the head down

Former Springbok scrumhalf Divan Serfontein has hit out at the top brass of the South African Rugby Union (SARU). SARU has come under fire in...

Jaco Coetzee, Bosch and Pokomela herald u20 trial group

  Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron has invited a large group to the Baby Boks trials camp in Cape Town next week: Junior Springbok trials squad...

SA Rugby wary of match-fixing

SA Rugby has addressed the potential threat of match fixing in the sport by putting in place a monitoring service for Super Rugby and...

SA Rugby report healthy state on finance

SA Rugby on Friday announced a “very satisfactory” operating result for the year ended 31 December 2015, with a group pre-tax surplus of R33.3...

SA, NZ to push for global season

SA Rugby will join New Zealand in a "hard push" to try and get a global season underway by 2020, writes Brenden Nel -...

A view from the couch..

  The Sunwolves have bite For a team that had under two weeks in pre-season the Wolves managed to play a brave, exciting game The Cheetahs...

New Springbok coach approved

"April Fools Day" will get a total new meaning when the AGM will approve the selection that will be presented to them on the...

Rassie still wants to coach the Boks according to newspaper

Over the weekend Sunday newspaper "Rapport" has ran again with news that SA Rugby high performance manager Rassie Erasmus still wants to coach the...

SARU behind Roux

The Executive Council of SA Rugby is pleased to announce that Jurie Roux retains its unanimous support to continue in his role as the...

Rassie disillusioned, heading abroad?

Rassie Erasmus is set to leave South Africa to coach abroad after becoming disillusioned with the political infighting between the union presidents....reports Vodacom Rugby...

Habana boost for Springbok Sevens

Experienced Springbok wing Bryan Habana will join the Springbok Sevens squad in Stellenbosch on Tuesday following an agreement with his French club side, Toulon,...

SA Rugby is rotten

South African rugby’s national leadership stinks, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day newspaper. It did a year ago but the stench is now at its...

Roux saga splits SA Rugby

The majority of South African rugby's provincial presidents are supporting embattled CEO Jurie Roux and want president Oregan Hoskins out. Roux has been accused of...

Roux is not the problem

South African rugby will never move forward until we as the public realise that rugby decisions are not made by rugby people, but rather...

The questions around Jurie Roux won’t go away

The one piece of “news” that came out of the deliberations of the SA Rugby Union (Saru) around their embattled CEO, Jurie Roux, was...

Mallett and Venter for new Bok selectors…

Brendan Venter and Nick Mallett may be involve in Springbok rugby but as selectors reported Hendrik Cronjé for Rapport on Sunday South African Rugby union...

Roux no longer in charge of searching for Bok coach

SARU CEO Jurie Roux will not be in charge anymore on the search for the new Springbok coach. Roux who are being accused of making unauthorised...

No major injuries from Madibaz game

  Following the contact session against the NMMU Madibaz on Friday last week, a few players have picked up minor injuries and will be monitored...