News, September 24, 2020

SANZAAR announces Castle Lager Rugby Championship schedule
The Springboks will begin their defence of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship with an away match against Argentina – in Brisbane – before a ‘home’ game against the Wallabies in Sydney, it was announced overnight as SANZAAR unveiled the competition fixtures.

News, September 24, 2020

More than 320,000 ticket applications for British & Irish Lions tour 2021
South African rugby fans came out in full force and applied for 323,964 tickets to attend the eight matches of next year’s tour of the British & Irish Lions.

News, September 23, 2020

SA participation in Guinness PRO14 with Monday night rugby planned
On August 25, PRO14 Rugby acknowledged that under current international travel restrictions it is not possible for South African teams to fulfil Guinness PRO14 fixtures until 2021.

Tournament news, September 23, 2020

SA Rugby U21 Champs scheduled for Johannesburg next month
The 2020 SA Rugby Under-21 Championship, featuring five provincial sides, will kick off on Sunday 4 October and will be played at one venue – Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg – culminating in the final on 30 October, SA Rugby announced on Wednesday.

Reaction, September 22, 2020

Video: Davids and Pretorius on making the Dream Team
Two Blitzboks, JC Pretorius and Selvyn Davids, were named in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Dream Team at the end of the 2020 season. The handing over of the jerseys was done by SA Rugby's High Performance Manager for Sevens Rugby, Marius Schoeman.

News, September 21, 2020

RIP Yusuf Moerat (1928-2020)
SA Rugby president, Mr Mark Alexander, expressed his condolences to the family of former rugby legend and national representative, Mr Yusuf Moerat, who passed away in Paarl on Sunday.

Milestone, September 21, 2020

Blitzboks duo named in World Series Dream Team
Springbok Sevens players Selvyn Davids and JC Pretorius were honoured for their superb performances during the shortened sevens season with the ultimate accolade after being named in the 2020 HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series Dream Team.

From our archives, September 20, 2020

One year later - Rugby World Cup 2019 quiz
Today is exactly one year since the Rugby World Cup kicked off in Japan ... and we know how that ended! ;-) How well do you remember Japan 2019 - take our quiz!

News, September 19, 2020

Southern Kings’ company goes into voluntary liquidation
The board of SA Super Rugby (Pty) Ltd – which trades as the Southern Kings – has placed the insolvent company into voluntary liquidation to secure the longer-term financial future of rugby in Eastern Province.

News, September 19, 2020

Draft squad named for Castle Lager Springbok Showdown
Thirty-two capped Springboks – 13 of whom were part of the Rugby World Cup-winning squad in Japan a year ago – a number of Blitzboks and recent Junior Boks are among a roster of 93 players in the draft squad for the historic Castle Lager Springbok Showdown in Cape Town on Saturday 3 October.

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