News from March 2018

Vuka programme wins big at Education Department awards

Vuka programme wins big at Education Department awards

Posted on March 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Vuka Rugby programme – a joint rugby development initiative between the SA Rugby Legends Association (SARLA) and SA Rugby – was a big winner at three 2017 Department of Education Awards Ceremonies in the last two weeks, with the project in the East Rand region receiving nine awards. The Vuka programme is a grass-roots […]

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Appetising Gauteng derby at Loftus – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 3 Preview

Appetising Gauteng derby at Loftus – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 3 Preview

Posted on March 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Stormers up against Crusaders in crunch away clash Cell C Sharks host Waratahs at Kings Park in Durban The Vodacom Bulls will be tested at home in Pretoria on Saturday afternoon when they face Gauteng neighbours the Emirates Lions in the weekend’s only local Vodacom Super Rugby derby. The big contest at Loftus Versfeld […]

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Nhleko added to Junior Springbok management

Nhleko added to Junior Springbok management

Posted on March 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Golden Lions Under-21 Championship head coach Bafana Nhleko has been added to a trimmed down Junior Springbok management team as assistant coach for the World Rugby U20 Championship in the south of France from 30 May to 17 June. The 35-year-old Nhleko, who has been in the Xerox Golden Lions’ coaching structures since 2011, replaces […]

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Rassie Erasmus confirmed as new Springbok coach

Rassie Erasmus confirmed as new Springbok coach

Posted on March 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Rassie Erasmus will spearhead a streamlined but experienced Springbok management team until the end of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday, as the former Springbok captain will combine his Springbok coaching duties with his current role as Director of Rugby at SA Rugby. The 45-year-old Erasmus takes over the national coaching […]

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