Voting against the recommended RWC host 'is quite a statement' - SA Rugby president

SA Rugby said it was “bitterly disappointed” at the decision by the World Rugby Council to overturn a recommendation that South Africa should host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, and called the final weeks of the process "opaque". Watch.

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World Rugby denies 'humiliation' as 2023 RWC goes to France

2017-11-15 17:03

World Rugby chiefs denied they had been "humiliated" after France won the right to stage the 2023 World Cup.

Praise for Blitzboks after national accolade

2017-11-13 14:53

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander congratulated the Springbok Sevens team after they were named South African Sports Team of the Year.

SA Rugby: No dropping of RWC 2023 ball

2017-10-21 21:44

SA Rugby President Mark Alexander said the tournament in South Africa in 2023 would be an unforgettable celebration of the game.

Why SA is 'more favourable' to host RWC 2023

2017-09-23 16:36

South Africa's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid meets and exceeds every one of World Rugby's primary seven bid objectives, writes Mark Keohane.

SA Rugby condemns vicious referee attack

2017-08-04 09:50

Spectators abusing and assaulting referees should have criminal charges laid against them, says SA Rugby president Mark Alexander.

Alexander happy with SA teams’ Super Rugby form

2017-07-18 07:12

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander is happy with the performances of the South African teams in this year's Super Rugby competition.

Free entry for U-18s as SA 'A' battle French

2017-06-16 12:16

SA Rugby has marked Youth Day by giving free entry to under-18s for Friday night’s clash between SA 'A' and the French Barbarians.

Alexander: No SA team will be in wilderness

2017-05-17 11:09

SA Rugby is confident that all six of the country’s franchises will play in major international competitions next season.

SA 'full steam ahead' to host 2023 World Cup

2017-05-09 11:53

SA Rugby have confirmed that it is on track to submit a compelling bid to bring the Rugby World Cup to South Africa in 2023.


South Africans angered by rivals' bid tactics

2017-11-15 22:20

Attacks by bid rivals France and Ireland cost South Africa as they lost out to France to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, said disgruntled SA rugby supremo Mark Alexander.

SA Rugby 'bitterly disappointed' at World Cup snub

2017-11-15 16:00

SA Rugby says it is “bitterly disappointed” at the decision by the World Rugby Council to award to 2023 World Cup to France.

SA Rugby mourns passing of Dr Cecil Moss

2017-10-30 16:51

SA Rugby president, Mark Alexander has expressed his condolences to the family and friends of Dr Cecil Moss, who sadly passed away.

SA Rugby remembers 'great day' in 2007

2017-10-20 07:00

October 20, 2017 marks the 10th anniversary of the Springboks’ second Rugby World Cup final victory.

Boks could field 'hemisphere sides' in future

2017-09-13 21:57

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander believes the Springboks could field two separate teams in future that would play in each hemisphere.

Alexander makes World Rugby RWC 2023 promise

2017-07-30 07:00

SA Rugby President Mark Alexander has promised World Rugby that the 2023 Rugby World Cup, should it be in SA, will be unrivalled in terms of player welfare.

Hosting RWC 2023 would leave a “huge legacy” to SA

2017-07-03 13:01

The new Minister of Sport and Recreation, Thulas Nxesi believes that the hosting of the Rugby World Cup in 2023 could make a huge impact on the country.

SA Rugby rules out merging of franchises

2017-05-17 20:33

SA Rugby is not considering the possibility of merging franchises for next year’s Super Rugby competition.

Powell relieved to end Blitzboks drought

2017-05-15 12:52

Blitzboks coach Neil Powell praised his players, management and support back home after the Blitzboks team won the 2016/17 World Sevens Series.

Newlands to lose All Blacks Test?

2017-05-08 08:30

Newlands is reportedly in line to host the Boks’ Test against the All Blacks, but is in a race against time to provide safety assurances.

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