ARTICLES RELATING TO SARU

SARU to get quota clarity

2014-04-14 14:09
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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
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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.

SARU revises Bok caps policy

2013-12-05 23:03

SARU has revised its capping policy to avoid the anomaly of players becoming Springboks without ever taking the field.

SARU's quotas a 'violation'

2013-12-03 10:34
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AfriForum has warned SARU that its decision to implement racial quotas in the Vodacom Cup would constitute a violation of IRB rules.

Maties case to haunt Roux?

2013-11-20 23:15

SARU CEO Jurie Roux has responded to the completed forensic investigation into financial irregularities at Stellenbosch University.

SARU wants to cut local derbies

2013-11-13 12:24

SARU president Oregan Hoskins wants to see a 17-team Super Rugby competition in future with fewer local derbies.

Currie Cup expansion likely

2013-10-28 20:00

SARU president Oregan Hoskins is confident provincial unions will come to an agreement to expand the Currie Cup premier division.

SA Rugby up for four awards

2013-10-16 14:00

SA Rugby has a big chance to reap rewards at the upcoming South Africa Sports Awards to be held at Sun City.

No expansion for Currie Cup

2013-09-30 17:30
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EPRU president, Cheeky Watson, has confirmed that the proposal to expand the Currie Cup has not been passed by SARU.

Global season 'step closer'

2013-09-23 13:04

There is renewed urgency and goodwill over possible implementation of a global rugby season, SARU’s Jurie Roux tells Rob Houwing.

SA soccer worries ANCYL

2013-09-19 19:00

The ANCYL have expressed concern at what it described as the weaknesses of development structures in SA soccer.

Careers over by 25 - Roux

2013-09-18 23:30

Rob Houwing writes that SARU boss Jurie Roux fears the days of top SA players playing at highest levels into their 30s are numbered.

SARU 'trusts' IRB's structures

2013-09-18 10:27

SARU CEO Jurie Roux says they trust the IRB's structures and won't be objecting to another French referee handling a Bok Test.

SARU to take ref matter further

2013-09-16 09:02
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The SA Rugby Union wants the IRB to explain how a below-par referee was allowed to handle the Boks' Test against the All Blacks.

Fans: Stick with Super Rugby!

2013-09-06 14:52

Sport24 readers believe that SARU should stick with Super Rugby after reports emerged they were exploring other options.

SARU hails former president

2013-09-05 19:00

SARU has extended its condolences to the family of former president, Professor Fritz Eloff, who passed away in Pretoria.

SARU gets Super Rugby wish

2013-09-03 15:00
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SARU CEO Jurie Roux has confirmed that South Africa will in future be able to field six Super Rugby teams.

Bok jerseys to boost economy

2013-08-29 12:30

SARU's new six-year deal with Asics is not only good news for the rugby fraternity but could also give a boost to the economy.

 

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
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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
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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.

Money to dictate S15 format?

2013-12-05 09:17

SARU's executive committee is set to hold a meeting to discuss the future structure of the Super Rugby competition.

Fans pick Player of the Year

2013-11-28 12:14

The fans have spoken... and narrowed the list of SARU Player of the Year for 2013 down to five players. Who gets your vote?

Hoskins' plan has merit

2013-11-14 09:39

Tank Lanning sees some merit in the 17 team Super Rugby structure SARU boss Oregan Hoskins is to propose to SANZAR.

SARU pay tribute to Kaplan

2013-11-06 17:00

SARU president Oregan Hoskins has paid tribute to veteran referee Jonathan Kaplan who will officially retire on November 16.

SARU issue Super Rugby taunt

2013-10-28 18:30
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SARU president Oregan Hoskins says they will not compromise on having less than six South African teams in Super Rugby from 2016.

Jaftha, Roos 'not suspended'

2013-10-03 13:30

Referee Jason Jaftha and TMO Willie Roos won't feature in the next few weeks of Currie Cup action - but neither has been suspended.

Bok experience like no other

2013-09-24 13:30

The new Springbok Experience rugby museum has opened its doors to the public at Cape Town's V&A Waterfront for the first time.

Weak rand ‘kills SA rugby’

2013-09-19 23:16

SARU is fairly powerless to stop player emigration, CEO Jurie Roux tells Rob Houwing ... but there may be some silver linings.

SA, Irish seek RWC 2023

2013-09-19 11:25

South Africa is extremely well-placed to earn hosting rights to the 2023 World Cup, SARU CEO Jurie Roux tells Rob Houwing.

SARU 'acted strong' over Poite

2013-09-18 11:33
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SARU were 'as emotional as anyone' over events at Eden Park, but boss Jurie Roux tells Rob Houwing procedure must be respected.

Rhodes hearing date set

2013-09-16 17:00

WP flank Michael Rhodes will appear before a SARU judicial committee for the red card he received against the Blue Bulls.

SARU pay tribute to stalwart

2013-09-15 14:30

SARU president, Oregan Hoskins, has paid tribute to former vice-president and long-serving rugby administrator, Koos Basson.

Fans: Stick with Super Rugby!

2013-09-06 14:42

Sport24 readers believe that SARU should stick with Super Rugby after reports emerged they were exploring other options.

Despite wish, SA to ditch S15?

2013-09-04 12:00
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The assurance of having six teams in Super Rugby from 2016 may not be enough to stop SA from turning its back on the competition.

Dobson lauds new quota rule

2013-09-03 12:05

Western Province Vodacom Cup coach John Dobson has described the SA Rugby Union's new quota rule as "absolutely brilliant".

Money the real puppeteer

2013-08-29 11:52

To see SARU pandering to absurd overseas club requests is belittling, both to the national side and to the country, says Tank Lanning.

 
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