Rassie heads new SARU department

2014-12-15 12:00

Rassie Erasmus will head a new 'Rugby Department' for the South African Rugby Union.

SARU to blame for De Villiers' injury

2014-12-03 15:09

Prince says the South African Rugby Unions greed is indirectly responsible for captain Jean de Villiers' injury.

White card back in Varsity Cup

2014-11-23 16:06

SARU have announced that the white card will be reintroduced in the FNB Varsity Cup for next season's tournament.

SARU backs post-career study

2014-10-06 16:00

SA Rugby is backing new research that might help players cope with the stresses and emotional pressure of a professional rugby career.

SARU: Boland club rugby clean

2014-09-29 16:46

SARU have found no proof of attempts to fix the result of Boland club rugby matches after an investigation into initial allegations.

SARU confirms 50% black plan

2014-09-08 10:20

The SARU has confirmed its plans to ensure that half the Springbok team is made up of players of colour by 2019.

SARU to probe match fixing

2014-08-21 14:21

SARU has appointed an attorney to examine allegations of attempts to fix the result of matches in Boland club rugby.

Roux reappointed by SARU

2014-08-13 17:30

SARU have unanimously approved the extension of the contract of Jurie Roux as the chief executive officer of the organisation.

SARU denies quota instruction

2014-07-27 18:09

SARU has denied reports that it has instructed that at least half of the SA Schools Rugby team must be made up of players of colour.

SARU gives back on Madiba Day

2014-07-18 14:37

South African rugby, led by Springbok wing Bryan Habana, on Friday did their bit as part of the Nelson Mandela Day celebrations.

SWD stun WP at Craven Week

2014-07-16 18:30

SWD have continued their fine form on the third day of the under-18 Craven Week as they toppled Western Province.

Hoskins unfazed by quota row

2014-06-24 11:27

SA Rugby Union president Oregan Hoskins is unfazed by AfriForum's threats to lay an official complaint with the IRB against SARU.

SARU release Springbok App

2014-06-12 18:19

The South African Rugby Union have unveiled the official Springbok smartphone app for android, available on free download.

SA refs to stamp out negativity

2014-05-28 17:30

Local coaches and referees were united in their desire to ensure that negative play is eradicated from the Currie Cup this season.

Idiot's guide to Super Rugby

2014-05-02 14:59

Vodacom Super Rugby will expand into at least one new continent from 2016 and include a sixth South African team. Clear?

New Bok jersey launched!

2014-04-24 20:00

New kit supplier to the Springboks, ASICS, have launched the new home and away jerseys at an exclusive event in Cape Town.

SARU to get quota clarity

2014-04-14 14:09

The SA Rugby Union will meet with sports minister Fikile Mbalula to get more clarity on the government's new transformation policy.

Hoskins re-elected SARU boss

2014-03-28 13:38

SARU has confirmed the re-election of SARU president, Oregan Hoskins, and deputy president, Mark Alexander.

Bok museum up for top award

2014-03-25 11:56

The Springbok Experience rugby museum at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has been shortlisted for an international museums award.

André Watson chats to Sport24

2014-03-20 13:27

André Watson talks illegalities at ruck time, new innovations and how referees are held accountable...

NFL-styled Super Rugby?

2014-02-14 15:30

SANZAR will consider a radical proposal to re-align the Super Rugby competition along the lines of the NFL.

De Villiers scoops top honour

2014-02-12 21:16

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers became the sixth player to be named SA player of the year more than once at the SA Rugby Awards.

Sevens Women given contracts

2014-01-29 20:05

SARU has awarded 15 Springbok Women Sevens players national contracts for the first time in its history.

SARU coaches to share views

2014-01-20 18:30

SARU is set to host a coaching symposium where ideas will be shared between coaches from junior provincial to Springbok level.

No change to Bok selectors

2013-12-06 13:41

The South African Rugby Union has extended Ian McIntosh's tenure as Springbok selector until the end of the 2015 season.


5 in line for top Bok award

2014-12-05 14:40

Nizaam Carr, Marcell Coetzee, Willie le Roux, Handré Pollard and Duane Vermeulen will all vie for the SA Rugby Player of the Year.

SARU bags R13m for Wales Test

2014-12-03 10:00

The South African Rugby Union received a handy £750 000 (R13m) from the Welsh Rugby Union for agreeing to play the Test in Cardiff.

SA Rugby shocked by Meyiwa's death

2014-10-27 10:40

The South African Rugby Union has paid its respects to Senzo Meyiwa, captain of Bafana Bafana who was tragically killed.

SARU's legal man suspended

2014-10-03 09:02

Christo Ferreira, the South African Rugby Union's Manager of Legal Affairs, has been suspended by the national union.

50% black Boks by 2019

2014-09-08 09:30

SARU have devised a transformation strategy where half the Springbok team represented by players of colour by 2019.

Newlands faces safety deadline

2014-08-15 11:02

Newlands faces a race against time to comply with new safety regulations - or face losing the right to host rugby matches.

What a waste of SARU clout

2014-08-07 09:37

SANZAR boasting about Oz TV numbers a third of the size seen in SA shows our clout, but why waste it on a sixth team, asks Tank Lanning.

Roux: Currie Cup still relevant

2014-07-23 18:00

SARU CEO Jurie Roux says the Currie Cup has continued to endure as a top-tier rugby competition and lost little of its lustre.

EP, SWD in Craven Week finale

2014-07-17 18:30

Eastern Province will meet SWD in the grand finale of the Craven Week following dominant performances in their opening matches.

Cosatu backs rugby quotas

2014-06-24 13:00

Cosatu in the Western Cape firmly supports quotas in rugby and other sporting codes, the union has said.

SARU's quota plan in jeopardy?

2014-06-23 16:01

AfriForum says a legal team is preparing to submit an official complaint to the IRB against SARU's proposed quota system.

SARU confirm Steyn dispute

2014-06-12 17:40

SARU have confirmed that there have been contractual disagreements between them and departed Springbok Frans Steyn.

Junior Boks at full strength

2014-05-05 16:35

SARU have announced a near full-strength Junior Springbok team to face Argentina Under-20 in Stellenbosch.

SARU get their S18 wish

2014-05-02 07:49

Super Rugby will expand into at least one new continent from 2016 and include a sixth South African team, SARU has confirmed.

Quotas for Currie Cup, S15?

2014-04-23 15:42

The South African Rugby Union will discuss the reintroduction of the quota system into the local game next month.

Club coach handed life ban

2014-04-09 10:13

The SA Rugby Union has commended the Leopards Rugby Union for handing out a life ban to a club coach for assaulting a referee.

SARU announces small profit

2014-03-28 13:38

The South African Rugby Union has announced that it has made a small operating profit in a very difficult economic environment.

Lions try: SARU seek clarity

2014-03-20 16:30

General Manager of Referees at SARU, André Watson, has asked the IRB to rule on the Lions v Blues 'try' or no 'try'.

Money talks in Super Rugby

2014-02-28 08:22

Money generated was likely the main contributor to SA getting its Super Rugby wish granted by SANZAR, writes Herman Mostert.

Currie Cup format expanded

2014-02-13 13:27

The Currie Cup will feature an eight-team Premier Division and a new qualification round, following a decision by SARU.

SARU doc named on IRB panel

2014-02-10 16:03

SA Rugby Union medical consultant Jon Patricios has been appointed to an expert International Rugby Board concussion advisory panel.

SARU eyes next 7s World Cup

2014-01-23 13:26

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) wants to bid for the right to host the next Sevens Rugby World Cup.

Who's 2013's top rugby player?

2013-12-12 12:00

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

Mandela was 'a beacon of light'

2013-12-06 08:17

The South African Rugby Union has paid tribute to former president Nelson Mandela who died on Thursday.

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