Boks to honour fallen icons

2014-11-07 11:49

The Springboks Test against Ireland in Dublin will be preceded by a moment’s silence in honour of recently fallen SA sporting icons.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Top IRB award for McIntosh

2013-11-19 15:37

Former Springbok coach and current selector, Ian McIntosh, has received a prestigious global rugby award.

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.

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.

Div slams SARU's quota plan

2013-08-16 07:40

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has criticised the SARU's decision to reinstate the racial quota system in domestic rugby.

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 bids Treu adieu

2013-08-13 21:00

SARU has thanked and paid tribute to Paul Treu for his services to Springbok Sevens rugby after 14 years of involvement.

Blitzbokke do it for Madiba

2013-06-27 20:00

The Springbok Sevens team have had an emotional capping ceremony hours before the Sevens World Cup kicks off.

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.

Jean, Meyer draw club names

2012-11-22 14:51

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers and coach Heyneke Meyer have made the draw for the new Cummunity Cup club tournament.

Hoskins deplores assault

2012-10-06 09:16

An assault on Buntu Ondala, the president of the Border Rugby Union, has been deplored by Oregan Hoskins, the president of SARU.

SARU: Ban ref abusers for life

2012-05-24 16:33

SARU president Oregan Hoskins says players and coaches found guilty of assaulting referees should expect to be banned for life.

Hoskins sends condolences

2012-03-26 11:36

Members of Motherwell Rugby Club and their families are in the thoughts and prayers of SARU, says president Oregan Hoskins.

CSA congratulates Hoskins

2011-12-13 10:50

CSA has congratulated SARU president Oregan Hoskins on his election as vice-chairman of the International Rugby Board.

Junior Boks pooled with Roses

2011-12-12 21:30

South Africa’s hopes of claiming the IRB Junior World Championship may once again depend on their performance against England.

Dual rugby role for Hoskins?

2011-11-28 15:36

SA Rugby Union president Oregan Hoskins has the chance to fill the role of SARU president as well as vice-chairman of the IRB.

SARU thanks loyal Bok fans

2011-11-18 18:52

SARU has thanked South African fans for their loyal and unwavering support of the Springboks during the 2011 rugby season.

Currie Cup down to six

2011-08-11 12:53

The Absa Currie Cup Premier Division will be contested by six teams from 2012 and eight teams in the First Division.

Hoskins pays tribute to Sakier

2011-08-01 12:51

SARU president Oregan Hoskins has paid tribute to former WP player Yaghya Sakier who died at the weekend after a short illness.


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 hails Habana on Test ton

2014-09-06 16:09

SARU has congratulated Bryan Habana on the landmark of reaching a century of Test appearances for the Springboks.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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

SARU president Oregan Hoskins says they will not compromise on having less than six South African teams in Super Rugby from 2016.

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 had to act on quotas

2013-08-15 11:30

SARU president Oregan Hoskins says they have no other alternative but to to bring back "measured targets" for transformation.

New race quotas for SA rugby

2013-08-14 09:07

SARU will introduce a new quota system in domestic rugby from next year in an attempt to see more black talent emerge.

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.

SA refs lauded for Sevens feats

2013-05-08 15:05

SARU has congratulated referees Marius van der Westhuizen and Rasta Rasivhenge for feats achieved at the recent Glasgow Sevens.

SARU wins IRB award

2012-12-08 14:46

SARU has been awarded the IRB Development Award 2012 for its innovative and practical approach to player development.

Rugby commits to transformation

2012-10-31 21:07

SARU has concluded its transformation indaba with delegates signing a declaration confirming rugby's commitment to the issue.

SARU, Lions planning future

2012-08-23 15:04

A delegation from SARU has met with Golden Lions officials to discuss ways of managing the impact of their Super Rugby exclusion.

Meyer spared quota fireworks

2012-04-03 11:04

Heyneke Meyer can relax, there won't be any fireworks on the transformation front any time soon, writes Gary Boshoff.

Rugby practice ends in tragedy

2012-03-25 22:27

It has emerged that the rugby players who died after being swept out to sea in PE, had gone for a swim to cool off after training.

Hoskins elected to IRB post

2011-12-13 07:50

SARU president, Oregan Hoskins, has been elected vice-chairman of the International Rugby Board at a meeting in Los Angeles.

SARU to boost transformation

2011-12-08 16:59

SARU plans to launch a project that has the potential to dramatically increase the opportunities for top-flight rugby among black players.

Hoskins hails Mannetjies Roux

2011-11-21 08:12

SARU president, Oregan Hoskins delivered a stirring tribute to the Griquas rugby union, which celebrated 125 years of existence.

Jantjies backed for Bok honour

2011-10-31 11:46

SARU president, Oregan Hoskins is the latest to praise the victorious Lions and backed flyhalf, Elton Jantjies for future Bok success.

SA rugby too white - Hoskins

2011-08-07 13:51

SARU president Oregan Hoskins is disgruntled by the lack of players of colour featuring in South African domestic rugby.

SARU, Boks honour Madiba

2011-07-18 14:57

The South African Rugby Union and the Springboks have congratulated and praised Nelson Mandela on his 93rd birthday.

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