SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has called the four South African teams’ official introduction into the PRO16 United Rugby Championship ‘a watershed moment in the country’s rugby history’.
An industry-wide alliance and strict austerity measures allowed SA Rugby to post a modest loss of only R7.9 million in 2020, despite enduring a 45% decline in revenues caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux says the four big local franchises’ move to the PRO14 will test them against the best club sides in the world.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux believes severals unions will shut down if fans aren’t allowed to return to stadiums in the near future.
SA Rugby has cautioned players and team management to practise strict Covid-19 compliance measures to minimise the risk of infection, following the cancellation of a third Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked match.
SA Rugby has welcomed Sanzaar’s announcement confirming a restructured Rugby Championship, but have hinted ‘possible international expansion is on the cards’.
CEO Jurie Roux says SA Rugby will review its precautionary Covid-19 protocols after two more Lions players tested positive for the virus on Saturday.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has thrown his support behind Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, following the latter’s release of a heartfelt video in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux says black players and coaches should be given a platform to tell their stories and everyone else should make greater effort to hear what is being said.
SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux has expressed his delight after it was confirmed that the British & Irish Lions tour will go ahead as planned next year.