COVID-19 Diaries Part 39: RWC top of mind for Strydom
Life is slowly getting back to normal for Bernice Strydom after the Springbok Women’s lock returned to work on Level 4 of the COVID-19 lockdown, and with her sights firmly set on the 2021 Rugby World Cup she is ready to “eat, sleep and live rugby”.
Rassie Erasmus joins SA Rugby's fight to alleviate hunger
Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, is all in with SA Rugby’s #StrongerTogether for R32-12 campaign, which is aimed at raising funds to feed those in need during and after the COVID-19 pandemic, while a unique new prize was added to the collection.
Gallery: RWC Opening Game in Cape Town, 1995
On 25 May 1995, the Springboks shocked the rugby world when they beat the defending champions, Australia, by 27-18 in the opening game of the 1995 Rugby World Cup at a packed Newlands in Cape Town.
SA Rugby congratulates Leopards on centenary celebrations
SA Rugby congratulated the Leopards Rugby Union on their centenary celebrations and lauded the Potchefstroom-based province for their continued contributions towards the national rugby landscape over the last 100 years.
COVID-19 Diaries Part 38: Serving meals to the homeless
The COVID-19 lockdown has been everything but restful for SA Rugby national panel referee Stuart Berry, with work, volunteering, training and dad duty keeping him occupied.
Guinness PRO14 partners with CVC Capital
The Board of the Guinness PRO14 has completed a significant strategic partnership investment from CVC Capital Partners Fund VII (“CVC Fund VII”) that will allow the league to work towards its full potential.
SANZAAR and Six Nations on creation of global calendar
Following the World Rugby meetings in March this year, SANZAAR and the Six Nations (“the Nations”) have been working closely over the lockdown period against a set of key principles between the parties, to develop and agree proposals for an aligned global calendar.
Supporters warned: Beware fake British & Irish Lions tickets
Rugby fans have been warned that fake tickets for the much anticipated British & Irish Lions’ visit to South Africa in 2021 are circulating – and are not worth the digital paper they’re ‘printed’ on.
Pollard: British & Irish Lions tour will be awesome
Springbok Rugby World Cup winning hero Handré Pollard says the prospects of representing South Africa in next year’s series against the British & Irish Lions next year would be like a dream come true for him.
COVID-19 Diaries Part 37: Making your own training equipment
What do you do when there is no training equipment at home during lockdown? You improvise – something Springbok Women’s centre Aphiwe Ngwevu is particularly good at.