Tributes for “rugby giant” Salie Fredericks

Salie Fredericks epitomized a generation of fighters and as captain of both Saru and Western Province rugby, “he led from the front”. These are the words of the ANC in the Western Cape, as it paid tribute to the enormous contribution made by the legend to South African rugby. The[…]

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SARU did not interview its own CEO

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Friday moved to distance themselves from the appointment of current CEO Jurie Roux in 2010. In a press release, SARU refuted claims it was aware of Roux’s employment at Stellenbosch University at the time of his appointment. Roux remains at the centre of[…]

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SARU convinced of Boks win against Pumas

Despite South Africa’s disappointing defeat against New Zealand during the semi-finals of The Rugby World Cup 2015 last Saturday, The South African Rugby Union (SARU) is convinced the tournament has been a developmental process for the team. While senior players brought to a close a successful era of South African[…]

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