Nxesi supports SA's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid

2017-05-26 13:58

Minister of Sport and Recreation Thulas Nxesi supports South Africa's bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023.

SA Rugby rules out merging of franchises

2017-05-17 20:33

SA Rugby is not considering the possibility of merging franchises for next year’s Super Rugby competition.

SA 'full steam ahead' to host 2023 World Cup

2017-05-09 11:53

SA Rugby have confirmed that it is on track to submit a compelling bid to bring the Rugby World Cup to South Africa in 2023.

SA Rugby willing to defend its 'quota stance'

2017-05-04 08:50

SA Rugby would be willing to defend its transformation policy in court should the need arise.

Burger: SA has talent to bridge gap on NZ

2017-05-02 16:05

Former Springbok flank Schalk Burger believes he knows how South African rugby can bridge the widening gap to New Zealand.

What Serfontein's departure means for Boks

2017-04-20 11:20

Jan Serfontein's decision to move abroad at the end of the season might not be terrible news for the Springboks.

SA Rugby cannot sustain 6 franchises - Roux

2017-04-13 09:00

From a financial point of view, SA Rugby cannot sustain six franchises in Super Rugby, the nation rugby governing body’s CEO Jurie Roux has said.

Q&A: SA Rugby on new-look Super Rugby format

2017-04-11 13:47

Q&A with SA Rugby on the new-look 2018 Super Rugby format, why the Sunwolves weren't axed and how the relegated teams will be compensated...

A rebirth of the Cats the best option for SA?

2017-04-10 13:59

Re-establishing the old Cats franchise is one of very few Super Rugby options facing SA Rugby, writes Herman Mostert.

SA Rugby responds to decision to cut 2 SA Super Rugby teams

2017-04-09 11:15

The decision to reduce Super Rugby competitors by three teams was unanimously agreed by the four SANZAAR partners, SA Rugby has confirmed.


Top award for Cape Town Sevens

2017-05-19 10:36

The Cape Town Sevens was named as Best Live Sports Experience in South Africa at the Discovery Sport Industry Awards.

Ex-Bok blames politics for SA rugby exodus

2017-05-12 16:36

Former Springbok lock Krynauw Otto believes politics in the SA game has played a big part in several players leaving the country.

Bidding ban lifted on rugby, cricket and netball

2017-05-09 11:00

The department of Sport and Recreation has lifted its bidding and hosting ban on the organisations in charge of rugby, cricket and netball.

Hosting RWC 2023 would leave a “huge legacy” to SA

2017-05-02 17:52

The new Minister of Sport and Recreation, Thulas Nxesi believes that the hosting of the Rugby World Cup in 2023 could make a huge impact on the country.

Boks to call on Steyn, Du Plessis

2017-04-24 09:01

Utility back Frans Steyn and hooker Bismarck du Plessis are reportedly in Springbok coach Allister Coetzee’s plans for the France series.

Meyer: Super Rugby cull 'unfair'

2017-04-13 10:03

Heyneke Meyer believes that SANZAAR's decision to axe two South African teams from Super Rugby will be 'unfair' on whichever franchises are chopped.

SA Rugby: Our future is with SANZAAR

2017-04-11 14:21

SA Rugby says its future lies with SANZAAR and it will not pack up and look for competition in the northern hemisphere.

WATCH: New sports minister earns Bok stripes

2017-04-11 13:12

Not much is known about new sports minister Thembelani Nxesi, but his relationship with the Springboks appears to be on the right track.

SA’s 2-team cut … now for bunfight!

2017-04-09 14:53

Expect a bitter few weeks, but the Kings and Cheetahs still seem most logical SA Super Rugby cull victims now that the step is mandatory, says Rob Houwing

Boks set sights on No 1 ranking

2017-04-06 14:10

SA Rugby’s vision remains to be the leading rugby nation in the world, president Mark Alexander has said.

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.