SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has revealed that he and his immediate family contracted Covid-19.
Tournament organisers have confirmed that plans for the men’s Six Nations remain as scheduled, but that the women’s and U20 competitions have been postponed until later this year due to Covid-19.
The Japan Rugby Football Union has decided to delay the start of the 2021 Japanese Top League season due to a Covid-19 outbreak among players and staff.
Vodacom Bulls boss Jake White has opened up about his battle with Covid-19 and the friends he lost to the virus.
Vodacom Bulls chief executive Edgar Rathbone says it is still a ‘priority’ for the rugby industry to get small groups of fans back into stadiums.
SA Rugby has cautioned players and team management to practise strict Covid-19 compliance measures to minimise the risk of infection, following the cancellation of a third Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked match.
SA Rugby is investigating a breach of Covid-19 regulations during which a young rugby player from a Border club tragically passed away after picking up a serious injury during a tournament match.
Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie says it is understandable that the game against the Lions was called off, but has questioned the late notice of the decision.
CEO Jurie Roux says SA Rugby will review its precautionary Covid-19 protocols after two more Lions players tested positive for the virus on Saturday.
Willem Alberts has been withdrawn from the Lions team to face the Stormers following confirmation that he was in close contact with someone who has Covid-19.