SA rugby players stick together in salary-cut negotiations

2020-04-10 09:01

South Africa’s professional rugby players have voted for collective representation in Covid-19 cost-saving talks.

Bok Eben Etzebeth must return to SA to be investigated, community leader tells SARU

2019-09-20 18:43

A community leader representing complainants in a matter about an alleged racist incident at a pub in Langebaan has told SA Rugby Union officials that Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth must return home to be internally investigated for any role he may have played.

Best of City Press: Supra's 'fake' death threats, Pravin's Transnet battle, and another Gupta-linked dodgy deal

2018-05-20 22:07

In case you missed it, these are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 20 May.

Cash-strapped SARU stick to 'same old'

2018-04-06 18:17

Rob Houwing’s take on the SARU annual meeting, where the senior leadership earned fresh tenures despite the varying ructions of 2017.

Best of City Press: Cyril's Cabinet panic, Duduzane wanted by NPA, and 'Hamba kabi' to Zuma

2018-02-18 23:00

In the event that you missed it, here are some of the best read and most popular stories from City Press on Sunday, February 18.

Erasmus doubts Van Graan will join Munster

2017-10-02 12:18

Rassie Erasmus is doubtful whether his role as Munster's director of rugby will be filled by Springbok assistant coach Johan van Graan.

Rugby unity? What unity?

2017-08-20 08:30

It speaks volumes about our priorities that when SA Rugby announced its plans to celebrate 25 years of rugby “unity”.

No winner in SARU's half-cocked overseas policy

2017-03-08 10:26

SA Rugby's supposedly tough stance on the issue of overseas-based players is half-cocked and a cop out, says Mark Keohane.

Time for Coetzee to grow a set of balls

2017-02-05 06:06

Hands down, the most predictable SA rugby headline in 2017 has been that the Springboks will improve from last year’s eight-defeat horror.

SA Rugby dodges Coetzee dilemma

2016-12-11 06:09

Getting rid of Springbok coach Allister Coetzee will have dire financial repercussions – a R13m payout – for a sport that is already bleeding money.


‘I was a fan’, says man who alleges assault, racial abuse by Etzebeth

2019-10-03 23:08

Enver Wilsnach, one of two people who alleged they were assaulted and racially abused by Springbok Eben Etzebeth, has told News24 he is disappointed in the rugby star.

Court date set for trial of rugby boss Jurie Roux

2019-01-10 13:17

SARU CEO Jurie Roux and Stellenbosch University will go head to head in May this year over claims that he possibly benefitted personally from seemingly misappropriated university funds.

Boks: Just how welcome would Steyn be?

2018-05-08 13:52

Proven asset though he is, it shouldn’t be taken for granted that Frans Steyn would be popularly received back in a Bok dressing room, says Rob Houwing.

Alexander challenged for SA Rugby hot seat

2018-03-07 17:11

Mark Alexander is set to stand for another term as president of SA Rugby, but will face opposition for the position.

Toetie’s gripes: Predecessor had plenty too

2018-01-31 16:37

If Allister Coetzee thinks he’s had it tough from the boardroom as Bok coach, Heyneke Meyer (and others) could have made a similar case, says Rob Houwing

South Africa committed to SANZAAR - Roux

2017-09-01 10:02

South African Rugby Union chief executive Jurie Roux has re-stated his country's commitment to staying in SANZAAR.

Profit-seeking SARU could take home Tests abroad

2017-04-29 07:26

Staging home Test matches abroad is among the options South African rugby bosses are considering in a bid to make the national body profitable again.

Boks, Baby Boks STILL waiting on coach clarity

2017-02-13 14:09

The adage, “the more things change the more they stay the same” is perhaps more true for rugby than for any other institution in SA, argues Gary Boshoff.

Lood: Players, not Coetzee to take blame

2017-01-25 09:14

Springbok lock Lood de Jager has described both his own form and his team-mates in 2016 as “shocking”.

Top female ref continues to break ground

2016-12-07 12:30

Top female referee Aimee Barrett-Theron, the first female to be included on the SA Rugby national men’s panel, will make her Women’s Test debut later this month.

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