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SA Rugby seeks further legal assistance as Jurie Roux's willing to go to ConCourt

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Jurie Roux. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)
Jurie Roux. (Photo By Brendan Moran/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

SA Rugby's handling of the Jurie Roux versus Stellenbosch University saga could face more delays, despite its CEO losing his case in arbitration twice and being ordered to pay back R37 million.

Sports, Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa also implored SA Rugby at Tuesday's appearance in front of Parliament to seek a swift resolution to the matter that has dragged on since 2013.

After losing his arbitration judgment in 2020 and the appeal a year later, Roux was ordered to pay his former employers, Stellenbosch University, R37 million in misappropriated funds during his tenure as a senior finance director between 2002 and 2010.

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