Icasa has explicitly said the acquisition of exclusive rights to sporting events is not unlawful, but these exclusive rights must not prevent or hinder the free-to-air broadcasting of national sporting events.
SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has lauded the eight provincial teams, match officials and local television broadcaster for their contribution to an attractive brand of rugby displayed during the recently concluded Preparation Series.
EP Elephants coach Peter de Villiers has lamented the lack of experienced players in his squad after they completed their Preparation Series with a heavy loss to the Cheetahs this past Sunday.
The EP Elephants have received a boost as captain Inny Radebe has made a stunning recovery from injury to start against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Peter de Villiers has slammed the quality of South Africa’s referees after his EP Elephants suffered their third heavy defeat in the Preparation Series on Wednesday evening.
A young Lions team struggled to a 54-24 win over a 13-man EP Elephants side in a turgid stop-start affair in Gqeberha on Wednesday afternoon.
Courtney Winnar will take over the captaincy of the EP Elephants from the injured Inny Radebe when they face the Lions in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday.
EP coach Peter de Villiers has been brutal in his assessment his side’s almost 80-point drubbing against the Vodacom Bulls, claiming ‘rugby is war’.
Two former senior EP Rugby officials were arrested and appeared in court on charges of corruption, fraud and money laundering.
The Cheetahs have announced the signing of veteran prop Schalk Ferreira on a two-year deal.