South African Rugby Union

 
​Old-style Boks not up to the game
​Old-style Boks not up to the game
It is often said that you reap what you sow. This saying couldn’t find a more appropriate home than with the Springboks and their parent body,...
Let King’s rugby union rest in peace, and let's see what happens in its place
Let King’s rugby union rest in peace, and let's see what happens in its place
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee must be casting a wistful eye at the province he played scrumhalf for in the 1990s.
Ban international sports until teams meet racial quotas
Ban international sports until teams meet racial quotas
I am sick of white tears and last week there were a lot of them, mostly provoked by Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula’s pronouncement that South...
[Video]Pass the script, Mugabe
[Video]Pass the script, Mugabe
This week Mugabe shows his age, SA rugby (still) needs transformation, the Flabba saga continues and Chile earthquake leads to mass evacuation.
Saru dismisses giving race quota instructions
Saru dismisses giving race quota instructions
The South African Rugby Union (Saru) has denied reports that it has instructed that at least half of the South African Schools Rugby team must be...
Pups cut their teeth with the Jake White Sharks
Pups cut their teeth with the Jake White Sharks
The franchise has a new chief executive in John Smit and a new director of rugby in Jake White and it is not coincidental that they have been...
Erasmus pleased with Springbok Women squad ahead of World Cup
Erasmus pleased with Springbok Women squad ahead of World Cup
Saru to introduce racial quotas
Saru to introduce racial quotas
Starting next year, teams participating in the Vodacom Cup will have to field seven black players in their 22-man squad, five of whom must be...
Sanzar ball firmly in Saru's court
Sanzar ball firmly in Saru's court
Sanzar's long-term goal for Super Rugby is to increase the number of teams participating. By 2015, the aim is to have 18, which would include a...
Rugby rediscovers playing for fun
Rugby rediscovers playing for fun
There could come a time, perhaps five years from now, when South African rugby will occupy the place in the world game currently reserved for New...
Crunch time as rugby changes hit home
Crunch time as rugby changes hit home
This will be the year in which rugby players won't get engaged any more. It will be a bad year to be a South African Lion, but a good year to be...
Semifinal construct takes the kick out of Currie Cup log
Semifinal construct takes the kick out of Currie Cup log
It seemed like a good idea at the time, but the devil is in the detail. Strength against strength in the Currie Cup has produced a three-month...

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