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Jurie Roux (Gallo Images)
Jurie Roux (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Within the space of 24 hours, Jurie Roux has gone from being seemingly under-fire to having the support of both the South African Rugby Union (SARU) and SASCOC. 

It has been a tough time for the SARU CEO, who has been placed at the centre of a storm of controversy as reports surfaced of his alleged mismanagement of funds during his time at Stellenbosch University. 

But SARU on Thursday night released a statement that voiced its "unanimous support" for Roux after consulting legal advice, and on Friday SASCOC further eased his worries. 

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