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EXCLUSIVE | SA Rugby set to defend itself, Rassie over World Rugby misconduct charges

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Rassie Erasmus (Gallo)
Rassie Erasmus (Gallo)

SA Rugby is set to defend itself and its director of rugby Rassie Erasmus against World Rugby's misconduct charges, Sport24 can exclusively reveal.

According to a reliable, high-ranking source close to the matter inside South African rugby's controlling body, SA Rugby has consulted its internal judicial committee members to review World Rugby's case against them.

On Monday, the global rugby governing body confirmed that Erasmus and SA Rugby would face an independent misconduct hearing for comments regarding the officiating in the first British & Irish Lions series game that took place two weeks ago.

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