Border Rugby provisionally liquidated

The Border Rugby Union has been placed under provisional sequestration after it failed to make full salary payments to players since December 2017.

The South African Rugby Players Association (Sarpa) launched an application for the liquidation of the union, with the High Court of South Africa ruling in favour of the organisation.

Managing director of Sarpa Eugene Henning said the organisation was left with no choice but to take action.

‘Although we had to take legal action against the Border Rugby Union, we are still of the view that this result is not in the best interest of South African rugby, but the players had no other option but to take action on this matter.

‘On behalf of the players, Sarpa will now liaise with the liquidator going forward to see what can be recovered from the process for the players.’

The return date when the court will determine to grant the final order is on 26 June 2018.

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