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SA Rugby to get paid for Rugby Championship no-show?

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Genius SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux is said to have negotiated a good deal for the Boks Picture: Carl Fourie / Gallo Images
Genius SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux is said to have negotiated a good deal for the Boks Picture: Carl Fourie / Gallo Images

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In what could turn out to be some kind of negotiating genius, it would appear that SA Rugby’s decision to withdraw the Springboks from playing in the Rugby Championship in Australia will not stop it from getting its share of the proceeds from the tournament.

After much speculation on whether they would make a late entry into the tournament or skip it altogether, SA Rugby finally made the call that the Boks would not defend the title they won en route to becoming the world champions last year.

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