Rugby exodus worries SARU CEO

2015-01-27 09:04

The growing trend of other countries poaching South African rugby players at a young age is a worrying one, SARU Jurie Roux says.

Springboks Japan-bound

2014-10-10 10:16

Springbok players and management will visit their clothing sponsors in Japan in an attempt to gain extra technical advantage at the RWC.

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.

School rugby coach suspended

2014-09-04 12:01

A school rugby coach who breached South African Rugby Union rules governing underage rugby has been suspended.

Few Boks may play Currie Cup

2014-08-01 11:48

The ‘ban’ on contracted Boks playing Currie Cup may not be quite as all-embracing as first thought, writes Rob Houwing.

All set for new-look Currie Cup

2014-07-23 14:10

The new Currie Cup format featuring eight teams will come into play on August 8 in a fresh start to SA’s top domestic competition.

Steyn contemplating Bok future

2014-06-10 17:50

Frans Steyn was released from the Springbok squad at his own request and will not appear in their Test against Wales.

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 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.

Bok 2014 schedule confirmed

2014-03-05 13:30

The Springbok fixtures for the 2014 season have been announced with Heyneke Meyer's charges due to play 14 matches.

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.

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.

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.

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 gets Super Rugby wish

2013-09-03 15:00

SARU CEO Jurie Roux has confirmed that South Africa will in future be able to field six Super Rugby teams.

New tech for new Bok jersey

2013-08-28 22:30

Springbok players could well be receiving custom-fitted jerseys to suit their body types and individual needs in the coming years.

Overseas quota for Boks?

2013-08-07 07:46

The South African Rugby Union is considering putting a quota on the number of overseas players allowed in the Springbok team.

Craven Week off to a cracker

2013-07-08 18:00

Craven Week has started off with a bang as Western Province, the Blue Bulls and Border registered convincing victories.

SA team joins new IRB event

2013-04-09 16:13

A South Africa President’s XV, selected from the Currie Cup First Division provinces, will play in a new IRB event in Georgia.

SARU: Cape Kiwi fans to blame

2013-04-04 22:40

SARU has confirmed that the behaviour of Cape-based New Zealand rugby supporters is why Newlands is not hosting All Black Tests.

SARU investigating Kings

2013-03-19 15:52

SARU has established an investigation into a suspected breach of its Super Rugby participation agreement by the Kings.

New Cup to revive club rugby

2013-02-06 20:08

The Community Cup was borne out of a need to revive and modernise club rugby in South Africa, SARU CEO Jurie Roux says.

Roux hails Varsity Cup success

2013-01-21 21:38

The Varsity Cup is a trendsetting competition and will continue to find new ways to advance the sport, says SARU CEO Jurie Roux.


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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Details emerge in Steyn saga

2014-06-13 13:05

Brand name rights appear to be at the centre of the dispute between Frans Steyn and the South African Rugby Union.

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.

IRB: Poite needs to ref Boks

2014-04-02 09:00

The IRB has defended its decision to allow controversial French referee, Romain Poite, to take charge of a Springbok Test.

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.

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.

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.

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, 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

SARU were 'as emotional as anyone' over events at Eden Park, but boss Jurie Roux tells Rob Houwing procedure must be respected.

Despite wish, SA to ditch S15?

2013-09-04 12:00

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.

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.

SARU confirms quota ruling

2013-08-14 12:38

SARU has confirmed that teams will need to pick a mimumum of seven black players in their Vodacom Cup squads next season.

SARU laud Blitzbokke gold

2013-08-05 17:15

SARU have congratulated the Springbok Sevens team on their gold medal performance at the World Games in Colombia.

SARU has sights on 2023 RWC

2013-05-10 07:43

SARU CEO Jurie Roux says the national body is in a good financial state and has plans on bidding to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

SARU announces R6.2m profit

2013-04-05 13:38

The South African Rugby Union has reported a group profit before taxation of R6.2 million for the year ended 31 December 2012.

SARU launches Bok museum

2013-03-27 15:54

The South African Rugby union has announced plans for the opening of a new rugby museum in Cape Town on September 24.

Roux: SARU won't be bullied

2013-02-27 17:03

SARU is pursuing legal action to protect its sponsors’ rights in the Super Rugby match between the Sharks and Stormers.

SARU fights school doping

2013-01-30 15:47

South African rugby bosses have backed a new anti-doping education and testing programme for high schools.

SARU 'think-tank' in action

2013-01-18 13:27

A new high performance 'think-tank' of top rugby coaches has been established by the South African Rugby Union.

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