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“It was a great day for South Africa”

“It was a great day for South Africa”

Posted on October 20, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Friday marks the 10th anniversary of the Springboks’ second Rugby World Cup final victory, beating England, 15-6, in Paris to become only the second team in history to win the Webb Ellis Cup twice. SA Rugby President, Mr Mark Alexander, said on Friday that the Bok Class of 2007, under the coaching of Jake White […]

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SA Rugby statement on broadcast rights meeting

SA Rugby statement on broadcast rights meeting

Posted on October 6, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby on Friday concluded a meeting held over two days in Cape Town with the Ministry of Sport and Recreation and trade union Cosatu over broadcast rights. SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said: “The meetings were held in a very good spirit and we definitely made progress in terms of our dialogue on the […]

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Excellent entertainment planned for DHL Newlands

Excellent entertainment planned for DHL Newlands

Posted on October 4, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Celebrity TAG Rugby match as “curtain raiser” Award-winning artists to perform Strict safety and security measures in place on Saturday Gates open at 14h00, match kicks off at 17h05 Two former Blitzboks captains, a former Bafana Bafana striker and a former Proteas all-rounder, along with a host of well-known performers will play in a TAG […]

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WP takes top honours in U17 interprovincial Sevens

WP takes top honours in U17 interprovincial Sevens

Posted on September 30, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Western Province on Saturday delivered a dominant display in the Cup final of the Under-17 Interprovincial Sevens at Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley to reclaim the title they won in 2014 and 2015. The team held a narrow 12-7 lead at the break in the final against the Sharks, and they built on this with […]

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Thrilling start to U17 Interprovincial Sevens

Thrilling start to U17 Interprovincial Sevens

Posted on September 29, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Under-17 Interprovincial Sevens got off to a thrilling start at Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley on Friday with Free State, Western Province and the Sharks stamping their authority as they advanced through the opening day unbeaten. An impressive 153 tries and 969 points were scored in the 21 matches played throughout the […]

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U17s ready for interprovincial sevens action

U17s ready for interprovincial sevens action

Posted on September 27, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The top junior sevens players in the country will go head-to-head in what promises to be an action-packed display of rugby on Friday and Saturday at the SA Rugby Under-17 Interprovincial Sevens at Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley. The tournament features the 15 provincial sides and Namibia, who will battle it out across four pools. […]

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South Africa unveils the Triple-Win Bid to host RWC 2023

South Africa unveils the Triple-Win Bid to host RWC 2023

Posted on September 25, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

An irrevocable £160m government guarantee will underpin a record profit Facilities, scheduling and logistics will make it most player-centric tournament ever Unique experiences in bucket-list destinations promised at a nationwide carnival A South African Rugby World Cup in 2023 would be an unbeatable triple-win, the World Rugby Council was told in London on Monday, when […]

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Celebrate Heritage Day at the Springbok Experience

Celebrate Heritage Day at the Springbok Experience

Posted on September 22, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Experience in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town will celebrate National Heritage Day – and the rugby museum’s fourth birthday – by handing out 200 boerewors rolls on Monday, 25 September. As Heritage Day falls on Sunday, 24 September, the next day is a public holiday, and what better way to spend this […]

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SA Rugby pays tribute to Sir Colin Meads

SA Rugby pays tribute to Sir Colin Meads

Posted on August 20, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby president, Mr Mark Alexander, on Sunday paid tribute to Sir Colin Meads, New Zealand’s player of the 20th century – and one of the greatest of any nation of all time – who passed away on Sunday, aged 81. He was as famous and as revered in South African rugby circles as he […]

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SA Rugby thanks Government for RWC 2023 support

SA Rugby thanks Government for RWC 2023 support

Posted on August 3, 2017  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby on Thursday thanked the South African government and the Minister of Sport and Recreation, Mr Thulas Nxesi, for their support in providing the required financial guarantees to bring the Rugby World Cup tournament back home in 2023. The Cabinet approved a request for guarantees to the value of R2.7 billion, which was required […]

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