SA Rugby lauds unions for putting safety first

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SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux has commended unions for playing their part in fighting Covid-19.
SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux has commended unions for playing their part in fighting Covid-19.
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SA Rugby has applauded its 14 member unions for proactively halting all forms of club and amateur rugby in the wake of the current Covid-19 third wave that has gripped the country.

“Even though the Government Gazette allows for club rugby to continue, all provincial unions have halted club and amateur rugby proactively and we are very grateful of this approach of safety first,” said SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux. “I want to compliment all the role players — including the administrators, coaches and players — for taking responsibility to halt club and amateur rugby due to the resurgence of Covid-19 in recent weeks.

“Ultimately, the health, safety and well-being of our players, coaches, officials and others comes first.

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