SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux says there are ‘many factors to take into consideration’ before knowing how the Cheetahs and Kings would be able to participate in the planned restart of the PRO14.
Saturday, 22 August has been selected as a target date for the 2019-20 PRO14 season to restart across all five competing territories.
Flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis has announced his retirement from the sport on Wednesday.
Following the announcement of his retirement, look back at highlights from the career of Demetri Catrakilis – one of the most talented flyhalves who never represented the Springboks at Test level.
SA Rugby’s annual audit has shown that the governing body has registered a 22% increase in its transformation progress in the 2019 calendar year.
The director-general of the department of Sport and Arts & Culture, Vusumuzi Mkhize, says contact sport in South Africa will resume at level 1 of the lockdown.
Southern Kings wing Yaw Penxe says there are encouraging aspects from their 2019-20 PRO14 season that the team can build on when it resumes.
All South African rugby stakeholders have jointly confirmed pay cuts and other economies to offset up to R1.2bn from the sport’s budget by the end of the year.
The Southern Kings have reportedly made a massive R2-million offer for former Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan despite their financial troubles.
Plans are being considered to resume a curtailed PRO14 season in late August following the coronavirus pandemic.