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Fourth year of profit for SARU in ‘very tough’ financial year

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) made a small operating profit – exceeding forecasts – in a very difficult economic environment, the Union announced on Tuesday. 270 more words

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Five Most Valuable Springboks for the World Cup

In a World Cup Year, it’s essential to build strong depth and have a man on the bench who is more than capable of replacing the man on the field should he get injured. 2,197 more words

Opinion

SARU names large group for Junior Bok trials

The South African Rugby Union on Wednesday announced a large group of players to participate in the Junior Springbok trials camp early next month in Stellenbosch. 899 more words

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Meyer and Theron renew BokSmart certification

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer and his SA Under-20 counterpart Dawie Theron recently renewed their BokSmart certification for a further two years.

Meyer renewed his certification in Pretoria last week, while Theron was joined by three members of the South African Rugby Union’s High Performance Mobi-Unit and Springbok coaching consultants, Pieter de Villiers, Louis Koen and Chean Roux, as well as Jacques Nienaber, High Performance Manager in the Rugby Department, in Cape Town earlier this month. 397 more words

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Springbok player management during Vodacom Super Rugby

At a pre-season meeting between SARU’s CEO, the Springbok Coach and Rugby Department staff, with union CEOs and coaching representatives the desirability of managing the playing time of an identified group of Springbok players was agreed. 274 more words

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SARU President congratulates coaching department

The SARU coaching education department has been praised by union president, Mr Oregan Hoskins, following a record-breaking year.

In total 13 656 coaches (including 1 040 women) have now completed either the Level 1, 2 or 3 coaching programmes of World Rugby (formerly the IRB) under the auspices of SARU.  426 more words

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John Smit to captain star-studded SA Rugby Travel team at Rugby World Cup

South African rugby fans will be given a magic carpet ride to the Rugby World Cup with some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment, following the announcement of the SA Rugby Travel World Cup match-day line-up today. 540 more words

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