SA Rugby warns against unofficial ticket websites

SA Rugby has warned Springbok fans to beware of online websites claiming to have Test match tickets for sale. Fans have increasingly reported being conned into buying tickets for Springbok matches only for the seller to default having taken payment. The only official outlets for tickets to Springbok matches this year are Ticketpro (for the third […]

Craven Week back with a bang

The return to the SA Rugby rugby calendar of their flagship schools tournament, the Under-18 Craven Week, was celebrated with a barrage of tackles, sidesteps, counter-attacks and ultimately, tries at Rondebosch in Cape Town on Monday, with four matches celebrating the resumption of the tournament in 2022 after a two year absence. No less than […]

Edgar Rathbone succeeds Thando Manana as rugby employers’ chairman

Edgar Rathbone, the CEO of the Blue Bulls (Pty) Ltd Edgar Rathbone, the CEO of the Blue Bulls (Pty) Ltd, has been elected chairman of the South African Rugby Employers’ Organisation (SAREO). He succeeds Thando Manana, the former Springbok, who stood down following his decision to resign as the general manager of the Eastern Province […]

Springbok year-end European tour taking shape

The Springboks will play four Tests on their year-end tour in November against Ireland, France, Italy, and England, while an SA Select XV game has also been confirmed against the Bristol Bears as part of a planned series of midweek games. The Springboks will kick off their tour against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in […]

Boks name six uncapped players for second Test

Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber named two uncapped players in his starting lineup and a further four among the replacements as he reshuffled his squad to build depth for their second Test against Wales in the Castle Lager Incoming Series at the Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday. Two players who have been in hot form […]