A local player has spoken out about the impact of SA Rugby’s planned pay cuts which is scheduled to run until December.
Local players could lose just under half of their salaries to help stabilise SA Rugby and the local unions’ finances during the Covid-19 pandemic.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander says he is impressed by the strides made on the transformation front in the local game.
The South African rugby industry has come together to navigate the retention of teams and jobs in the face of the threat to the business posed by the global Coronavirus pandemic.
World Rugby have announced that the Women’s Sevens Challenger Series in Stellenbosch has been postponed due to the coronavirus.
The Imbokodo will return to action at home after World Rugby announced that Stellenbosch would host the Sevens Challenger Series next month.
The Springbok Women have a little over 19 months to prepare for the 2021 Women’s World Cup in New Zealand as the tournament will kick off on 18 September.
The Springbok Women’s Sevens team lost 40-0 against the New Zealand Women in their opening match on day one of the Cape Town Sevens on Friday.
Springbok Women’s Sevens back Eloise Webb says the decision to remain at home during the Dubai Sevens will serve the team well during this weekend’s tournament in Cape Town.
Springbok Women’s Sevens captain Zintle Mpupha says the team won’t just make up the numbers at their maiden appearance at the Cape Town Sevens this weekend.