South African Rugby Union

Latest stories

13h
iol.co.za
Safa, Caf voting for a goodie bagTo the rich go the riches. The Oscar goodie bag for the already wealthy and, th
Safa, Caf voting for a goodie bag
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
To the rich go the riches. The Oscar goodie bag for the already wealthy and, this year, rather white nominees have presents that amount to well over R3-million. Mind you, in this time of cinematic exclusion and elitism, only the actor and director... Read more
69 related stories
3d
Daily Dispatch
EP state of affairs irks LusaseniEast London-born Lions lock MB Lusaseni admitted he was saddened by the perilou
EP state of affairs irks Lusaseni
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
East London-born Lions lock MB Lusaseni admitted he was saddened by the perilous situation Eastern Province rugby found itself in. Although he hails from Border – a union that was theoretically also meant to benefit from the Kings’ political rise –... Read more
3d
The Times & The Sunday Times
Pressure on SA Rugby Union chief Roux growsRoux, who has had the post since 2010, is under growing pressure after details
Pressure on SA Rugby Union chief Roux grows
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Roux, who has had the post since 2010, is under growing pressure after details from a damning report by accounting firm KPMG entered the public domain last week. The 12-person committee, which includes Roux and Saru president Oregan Hoskins, has its... Read more
5d
IAfrica South African Business News
Players firing both barrels at CheekyEastern Province Rugby Union president Cheeky Watson is staring down both barre
Players firing both barrels at Cheeky
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 5 days ago
Eastern Province Rugby Union president Cheeky Watson is staring down both barrels of a legal onslaught in the wake of the union's cash crisis. Having failed to meet the deadline, this past Sunday (January 31), to pay the ZAR5-million agreement -... Read more
5d
iafrica.com
Players firing both barrels at CheekyEastern Province Rugby Union president Cheeky Watson is staring down both barre
Players firing both barrels at Cheeky
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Eastern Province Rugby Union president Cheeky Watson is staring down both barrels of a legal onslaught in the wake of the union's cash crisis. Having failed to meet the deadline, this past Sunday (January 31), to pay the ZAR5-million agreement -... Read more
6d
iol.co.za
Rasta rewarded with Super Rugby gigCape Town - Rasta Rasivhenge’s years of excellent officiating on the sevens cir
Rasta rewarded with Super Rugby gig
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Cape Town - Rasta Rasivhenge’s years of excellent officiating on the sevens circuit has been rewarded after he was named on the 2016 Super Rugby referees panel on Tuesday. The 30-year-old from Johannesburg went on a sabbatical in Australia in 2014,... Read more
11 related stories
7d
AllAfrica.com
SARU CEO Should Be SuspendedThe DA notes revelations contained in a preliminary report by KPMG that South A
SARU CEO Should Be Suspended
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
The DA notes revelations contained in a preliminary report by KPMG that South African Rugby Union (SARU) CEO, Jurie Roux, allegedly made unauthorised transfers from the University of Stellenbosch's reserve funds to the Stellenbosch Rugby Club whilst... Read more
10d
IAfrica South African Business News
Coetzee hits out at Bok job reportsFormer Stormers coach Allister Coetzee. Rugby365 Former Stormers coach Alliste
Coetzee hits out at Bok job reports
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 days ago
Former Stormers coach Allister Coetzee. Rugby365 Former Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has hit out reports that he would not be available to coach the Springboks should he be approached to take the job. Earlier this week, Coetzee told Japanese... Read more
2 related stories
10d
AllAfrica.com
Venter - Should Jurie Roux Pick Bok Coach?Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter has questioned whether South African Rug
Venter - Should Jurie Roux Pick Bok Coach?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter has questioned whether South African Rugby Union (SARU) CEO Jurie Roux can be involved in the process of finding a new Bok coach. Roux is facing allegations of financial mismanagement against him that stem from... Read more
10d
AllAfrica.com
SARU Did Not Interview Their Own CEOThe South African Rugby Union (SARU) has on Friday moved to distance themselves
SARU Did Not Interview Their Own CEO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has on Friday moved to distance themselves from the appointment of current CEO Jurie Roux in 2010. In a press release, SARU refuted claims they were aware of Roux's employment at Stellenbosch University at the... Read more
10d
iafrica.com
Coetzee hits out at Bok job reportsFormer Stormers coach Allister Coetzee. Rugby365 Former Stormers coach Alliste
Coetzee hits out at Bok job reports
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Former Stormers coach Allister Coetzee. Rugby365 Former Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has hit out reports that he would not be available to coach the Springboks should he be approached to take the job. Earlier this week, Coetzee told Japanese... Read more
2 related stories
10d
Super Sport
Coetzee still available for Bok job Allister Coetzee insists he has not made himself unavailable for the Springbo
Coetzee still available for Bok job
Super Sport / Posted 10 days ago
Allister Coetzee insists he has not made himself unavailable for the Springbok head coaching position. Coetzee is upset over reports he believes create the impression he would not be available to coach the... Read more
2 related stories
10d
IAfrica South African Business News
Is this the end of Jurie Roux?Jurie Roux, the man tasked with finding the next Springbok coach, may soon be s
Is this the end of Jurie Roux?
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 days ago
Jurie Roux, the man tasked with finding the next Springbok coach, may soon be shown the exit door himself. Roux was tasked with 'head-hunting' a replacement for Heyneke Meyer, with an announcement expected after the South African Rugby Union general... Read more
2 related stories
11d
Super Sport
SARPA move to liquidate EP Rugby The South African Rugby Players Association have brought an application for l
SARPA move to liquidate EP Rugby
Super Sport / Posted 11 days ago
The South African Rugby Players Association have brought an application for liquidation against EP Rugby (Pty) Ltd. The shock move comes after players and staff have not been paid for a number of months, and with no... Read more
11d
iafrica.com
Is this the end of Jurie Roux?Jurie Roux, the man tasked with finding the next Springbok coach, may soon be s
Is this the end of Jurie Roux?
iafrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Jurie Roux, the man tasked with finding the next Springbok coach, may soon be shown the exit door himself. Roux was tasked with 'head-hunting' a replacement for Heyneke Meyer, with an announcement expected after the South African Rugby Union general... Read more
2 related stories
12d
Super Sport
Loubscher looks overseas Loubscher, who served as the Springbok backline coach between 2012 and 2015,
Loubscher looks overseas
Super Sport / Posted 12 days ago
Loubscher, who served as the Springbok backline coach between 2012 and 2015, ended his association with the South African Rugby Union when his contract expired at the end of last year. Since then there has been no... Read more
13d
Daily Dispatch
Am hopes Kings stint will show Sharks the player he can beDespite the depressed state the Southern Kings already find themselves in befor
Am hopes Kings stint will show Sharks the player he can be
Daily Dispatch / Posted 13 days ago
Despite the depressed state the Southern Kings already find themselves in before Super Rugby begins‚ many players in Port Elizabeth see the troubled franchise as the perfect trigger to ignite their careers. One such promising youngster is Lukhanyo... Read more
14d
iafrica.com
Bok discard lured to ScotlandRichie Gray during his time with the Springboks. Credit: Rugby365 Scotland hea
Bok discard lured to Scotland
iafrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
Richie Gray during his time with the Springboks. Credit: Rugby365 Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has appointed defensive contact specialist Richie Gray on a consultancy basis for the forthcoming Six Nations championship. Gray joins the Scotland... Read more
3 related stories
21d
FOXSPORTS.com.au
Du Preez to miss Rugby ChampionshipSTAR South Africa scrum-half Fourie du Preez will miss the Rugby Championship b
Du Preez to miss Rugby Championship
FOXSPORTS.com.au / Posted 21 days ago
STAR South Africa scrum-half Fourie du Preez will miss the Rugby Championship because of an ankle injury. A South African Rugby Union statement said the 2007 Rugby World Cup-winner would be sidelined for at least three months. Japan-based Du Preez... Read more
22d
iol.co.za
Coetzee’s man for top Bok jobFormer Stormers and Western Province coach Allister Coetzee remains the front r
Coetzee’s man for top Bok job
iol.co.za / Posted 22 days ago
Former Stormers and Western Province coach Allister Coetzee remains the front runner to succeed Heyneke Meyer as the Springbok coach. The South African Rugby Union (Saru) said it would not open the process of finding a coach to everyone but would... Read more
28d
iol.co.za
Bok coach may only be appointed in AprilCape Town - The Springbok coach is likely to be appointed only in early April,
Bok coach may only be appointed in April
iol.co.za / Posted 28 days ago
Cape Town - The Springbok coach is likely to be appointed only in early April, as the South African Rugby Union (SARU) want to follow a comprehensive process in ensuring they find the best candidate. A story in Sunday Afrikaans newspaper Rapport... Read more
1m
iafrica.com
Mitchell closed Stormers door by himselfJan de Koning spoke to Golden Lions Rugby Union president Kevin de Klerk about
Mitchell closed Stormers door by himself
iafrica.com / Posted a month ago
Jan de Koning spoke to Golden Lions Rugby Union president Kevin de Klerk about the ongoing John Mitchell saga. Mitchell, the new United States coach, launched a verbal broadside at De Klerk and South African Rugby Union President Oregan Hoskins -... Read more
m
The New Zealand Herald
John Mitchell: Personal vendettas made me leave SAFormer All Blacks coach John Mitchell believes personal vendettas have severely
John Mitchell: Personal vendettas made me leave SA
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 1 months ago
Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell believes personal vendettas have severely tarnished his reputation in South Africa. Mitchell has been appointed head coach of the USA Eagles for the next four years, after missing out on the Stormers' Super... Read more

People in this news