Category archives for: Rugby

MTN Springboks Calling supports Boks Fridays 

L-R Mapula Bodibe; Executive for Consumer Business at MTN SA & Jurie Roux, Chief Executive Officer of SA Rugby IMAGE GIFT NDOLWANE

by GIFT NDOLWANE JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN South Africa, the official sponsor of the national rugby team, has launched an initiative that will reward a lucky fan with an opportunity to travel with the team around the world. The individual, who will be handpicked, will get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to follow the journey of the […]

SA Rugby welcomes choice as World Cup host

SA Rugby

By SPORTS REPORTER JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) -SOUTH Africa will deliver a “Triple Win” Rugby World Cup in 2023, SA Rugby Chief Executive Officer, Jurie Roux, said on Tuesday after World Rugby Council announced the country was the preferred candidate. South Africa was named in preference to fellow bidders France and Ireland as the candidate best able to fulfil […]

Rugby World Cup to boost South African economy

Rugby World Cup 2023

By TINTSWALO BALOYI JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – HOSTING the Rugby World Cup in 2023 will bring R27,3 billion (over US$2 billion) to South Africa’s economy, according to an economic impact assessment commissioned by SA Rugby. According to the assessment by Grant Thornton, the tournament would 38 600 temporary and permanent jobs. Other highlights from the […]

Global respect beckons for soccer rugby unifier

soccer rugby unifier

by DIKELEDI NOKWANE JOHANNEBSURG, (CAJ News) – DEEPLY disheartened by the divisions besetting fans of the two most popular sports in the sport-mad country-rugby and football-a South Africa man has come up with a unique way of uniting the two sports and their sets of fans. The formation of Soccer Rugby is Respect Dube’s contribution to unite the country […]

Rugby ready to retain rank as SA unifier


From TINTSWALO BALOYI,JOHANNESBURG,(CAJ News)-South Africa’s commercial hub also famous for its ethnic diversity, will this weekend make the most of the popularity of rugby to promote social cohesion.The initiative is the brainchild of the provincial government under its Premier’s Social Cohesion Games, which was initiated in February through a series of football event. “We as […]

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