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SARU Academy Programme continues to flourish

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) Academy Programme continued to flourish in its second year of operation with several players making their presence felt...

Springbok and ASICS to look for technical edge

Finding extra technical advantage at next year’s Rugby World Cup will be the focus for a delegation of leading personnel from the South African...

20 Players for EOYT Bok camp

Prep camps and deals to rest players with provinces. Looks like SARU's getting something right.               A SARU media release this morning says a lot. Comppare...

Team SA jersey donated to Springbok Rugby Museum

The Springbok Sevens squad presented a Team SA jersey to the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum on Heritage Day – 24 September 2014 – to...

Springbok 7’s help Rugby Museum celebrate 1st birthday

The Springbok Sevens team will help the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum celebrate its first birthday on Wednesday – Heritage Day – by making a...

APC Central tournament gets off to exciting start

The 2014 Central Amateur Provincial Championship got off to an exciting start in Margate with the Sharks Club XV, Griffons, Griquas Central and Free...

Quota demands are unrealistic

The government should be investing in the development of black players rather than making quota demands that South African rugby sides cannot possibly meet,...

Big wins dominate Sub-Union South tournament

The Sub-Union South tournament got off to a thrilling start in Kimberley on Monday with big wins dominating the opening day’s play. SWD defeated Free...

SARU disciplinary update

Vodacom Blue Bulls flank Deon Stegmann and hooker Bongi Mbonambi will face SARU disciplinary hearings on Tuesday after being cited following the team’s Absa...

Jean de Villiers congratulated by SARU

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers was on Monday congratulated by Mr Oregan Hoskins, president of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) on the landmark...

New regulations underlined concussion message

“Recognise and Remove” concussion message underlined by new regulations New concussion regulations, emphasising the need to “recognise and remove” at amateur level have been approved...

SWD, WP book final berths in APC South series

SWD and Western Province on Wednesday continued to stamp their authority in the Southern Amateur Provincial Championship in Humansdorp in the Eastern Cape, as...

SWD, WP, Boland set tone in APC South tournament

SWD, Western Province and Boland on Monday set the tone on the opening day of the Southern Amateur Provincial Championship in Humansdorp in the...

Zandberg to lead SA Schools against England U18

Outeniqua High School lock Eduard Zandberg will lead the SA Schools team in the final match of the SARU Under-18 International Series against England...

SARU to look into allegations of match-fixing

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Thursday announced it had appointed an attorney to examine allegations of attempts to fix the result of...

SA Schools make several changes for Wales

The Schools selectors have retained only two players and made a further two positional changes for the team’s second outing of the 2014 Under-18...

Roux reappointed as SARU CEO

The General Council of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday unanimously approved the extension of the contract of Jurie Roux as the...

How SARU select a SA Schools team

Selection of any team will always have its positive and negative reaction from the rugby public, this is nothing strange in South Africa nor...

Currie Cup for new generation stars

Get ready to be thrilled with the new generations stars that will emerge in this year’s ABSA Currie Cup.   The Currie Cup start this Friday evening...

SARU names large group for SA Schools trials

SARU has announced a squad of 55 players to attend the SA Schools trials on Saturday, 26 July at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton...

Rassie follows Heyneke’s blueprint

Rassie Erasmus' biggest role as high-performance manager is to implement Heyneke Meyer's blueprint across the board, writes BRENTON CHELIN for SARugbyMag.co.za Erasmus, widely praised for his work...

SA Schools to participate in U/18 International Series

  The SA Schools team will again have the opportunity to test themselves against quality international opposition in August, with clashes lined up against France,...

Springbok Women WRWC warm-up tour

Springbok Women's captain Mandisa Williams on Tuesday said they were ready to measure the quality of their game against international opposition on their Women's...

SARU releases Springbok Smartphone App

  The South African Rugby Union (SARU) today unveiled the official free Springbok smartphone app for android. The simply-titled Springbok app is the first mobile product devoted...

‘Saru broke promise to Steyn’ – Update

Frans Steyn's father has confirmed that a contractual dispute is one of the major reasons why the Springbok centre walked out on the national...

Zenay Jordaan lives her rugby dream

  Nine years after taking up rugby as a sport, Springbok Women’s star player Zenay Jordaan’s dream of becoming a professional rugby player has become...

Sephaka new Springbok Woman’s coach

Former Springbok prop Lawrence Sephaka has been appointed the new Springbok Women’s head coach, with Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Renfred Dazel confirmed as assistant...

Kenya joins Vodacom Cup

Kenya will add an international flavour to the Vodacom Cup this year when they compete in this 17th annual edition of this national competition...

SARU National Referees Camp

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) referees started their season on Wednesday with a three-day national camp in Riebeek-Wes in the Western Cape where...

Elite Springbok Women get contracts

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has awarded national contracts to 15 Springbok Women Sevens players for the first time in history in a...

SARU implement technology

SARU has implemented cutting-edge technology which will ensure players from as young as Under-13 level are properly monitored and managed. The new protocols were...

National coaching symposium

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) hosts a ground-breaking national coaching symposium in Stellenbosch later this month where ideas will be shared between coaches...

Rassie happy with Bok Woman progress

South African Rugby Union (SARU) High Performance GM Rassie Erasmus on Sunday was satisfied with the skills levels and quality of players available ahead...

SARU to ‘visit’ bankrupt Border

The South African Rugby Union will send a delegation to East London next week, after it emerged the Border Rugby Football Union is bankrupt. ...

SA Rugby supports “ClubWise” initiative

A new, in-depth training programme called ClubWise has been launched by the South African Rugby Union to up-skill rugby club administrators in order to...

New format on SA domestic table

The ongoing debate about the Currie Cup format took an intriguing twist with a suggestion that a pre-season play-off series should determine who plays...

Springbok Women begin World Cup preparations

The Springbok Women will begin their preparations for the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup on Thursday with a four-day camp in Cape Town, which...

Nominations SA Rugby Player

Five key members of the Springbok squad in 2013 will go head-to-head for the annual SA Rugby Player of the Year Award, while the...

SARU: Madiba a true Inspiration

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) paid tribute to Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday. "All of our lives are poorer today at the extinguishing...

SARU revise Bok capping policy

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has revised its capping policy to avoid the anomaly of players becoming Springboks without ever taking the field. In...

Paulse hates Quota’s

Former Springbok wing Breyton Paulse is not in favour of the South African Rugby Union's proposed quota system for next year's Vodacom Cup. SARU earlier...

Maties case back to haunt Roux?

SARU CEO Jurie Roux has responded to the completed forensic investigation into financial irregularities at Stellenbosch University, which has since been handed over to...

Ian McIntosh gets IRB Award

 Ian McIntosh on IRB Award Former Springbok coach and current selector, Ian McIntosh, was congratulated by Mr Oregan Hoskins, president of the South African...

Vote for SARU Player of the Year

Rugby fans across the country will again be given a voice in the selection of the winners in the SARU Rugby Player of the...

SA Select Women’s squad named

Springbok Sevens coach Renfred Dazel on Tuesday announced a 12-member SA Select Team featuring a balance of experience and youth to participate in the...

SARU ensure players stay in SA

Ten Springboks awarded long-term contracts By: SARU The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Monday confirmed the names of 10 Springboks who were awarded long-term national...

‘Japan made me a better man’

A MUST READ. Fourie du Preez does some straight talking about Saru and SA rugby in general. Ryan Vrede, SA Rugby Magazine Japan has given Fourie...

Springbok Team:Test debut for Malherbe

Test debut for Malherbe as Pietersen, Fourie return to Springbok XV  Experienced backline stars JP Pietersen and Jaque Fourie are back in the Springbok team...

Do You Know What Hurling Is?

Do you know what Hurling is? It’s a game only played in the 26 counties of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland with a...

SA’s move North gathers steam

A possible breakaway by South Africa from the current Super Rugby competition under SANZAR to join a new European based trans-border tournament is gathering...