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Cricket can learn from the integrity shown by rugby’s decision makers

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CSA used to lead the way in terms of transformation and good governance, and the Proteas were consistently among the top three in global cricket.


17 Oct 2020
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Cricket can learn from the integrity shown by rugby’s decision makers

The Springboks lifting the World Cup trophy for the third time last year. Picture: Gallo Images

The fact that the Springboks will be missing the defence of their Rugby Championship title – and any international rugby at all this year – is obviously terrible, but it is a courageous and correct decision by SA Rugby. The fact that, for once, the players were not thrown under the bus, sacrificed on the altar of financial gain, speaks volumes for the integrity and willingness to do the right thing for the game of the people who made that extremely tough decision. Yes, not playing in the Rugby Championship is going to mean South African rugby, already bleeding due...

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