The Wallabies have ruled out kneeling during the national anthem in the third Bledisloe Test against the All Blacks on 31 October after a unanimous vote by the players.
Wallabies legend David Pocock has announced his retirement from the sport with immediate effect.
Hear the thoughts of former Wallabies Drew Mitchell and Stephen Hoiles, as well as Kiwis James Parsons and Bryn Hall, regarding the Springboks’ decision to not participate in this year’s Rugby Championship.
Du’Plessis Kirifi and George Bower have been included in the All Blacks squad which will travel to Australia for the Tri-Nations tournament.
Listen as staff writer DYLAN JACK chats to East Coast Radio about the ‘brave’ decision by SA Rugby to put player welfare ahead of monetary gain in withdrawing the Boks from the Rugby Championship.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux says it would have seriously compromised player welfare if the Springboks had participated in the Rugby Championship.
Sanzaar has officially confirmed that the Springboks have withdrawn from participation in this year’s Rugby Championship in Australia.
The Money Man sat down with Mark and Ollie Keohane to discuss why the Boks will not participate in this year’s Rugby Championship and why that decision will be the best thing for Springbok rugby.
SA Rugby says media speculation about the Springboks’ participation in the Rugby Championship had been noted, but that no official announcement will be made until Friday.
Springbok and Stormers captain Siya Kolisi says he does not know whether the team will be participating in this year’s Rugby Championship in Australia. DYLAN JACK reports.