SA Rugby has confirmed that schools and club rugby will resume in April.
SA Rugby on Monday announced that coaches, parents and players from schools across the country will be invited to a series of webinars preparing to step up a gear for a return to action later in the year.
Rassie Erasmus, in his capacity as SA Rugby director of rugby, says while there’ll be excitement among school and club rugby communities, it is important that they adhere to Covid-19 protocols.
SA Rugby’s executive committee have approved amateur rugby, including schools rugby, to return to training with immediate effect under strict conditions.
Rassie Erasmus says SA Rugby is working closely with the SA Schools Rugby Association (Sasra) to draw up contingency plans for the 2021 rugby season. DYLAN JACK reports.
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