South African Rugby Union (SA Rugby)
The British & Irish Lions and South Africa Rugby have appointed Whisper Cymru, part of live sports production company Whisper, to serve as the production partner for the upcoming series between the two s…
Jurie Roux, chief executive of South Africa Rugby, has pushed back against proposals from the country’s broadcast regulator, ICASA, that would impose restrictions on media-rights contracts.
Boutique agencies were at the fore in the sales process for international rights to the British & Irish Lions 2021 tour of South Africa, with the bigger players opting not to participate due to the carving out of key territories.
Pro14 Rugby has stated it is in “early discussions” with SA Rugby to expand the number of South African franchises in the cross-border league, while it has introduced a Monday Night Rugby concept for the…
Super Rugby is set for major and permanent change, sparked by the Covid-19 shutdown, according to stakeholders within Sanzaar, the grouping of Southern Hemisphere rugby unions
South African pay-television broadcaster Supersport is finalising deals to renew its rights for Sanzaar and South African Rugby Union properties for the 2021-25 cycle, SportBusiness Media understands.
South African pay-television operator Multichoice is facing the biggest challenge in its 26-year history in the form of a two-pronged regulatory attack on its dominant position in the country’s sports-rights market.
Southern hemisphere rugby rights have increased significantly in global value, driven by explosive growth in the UK, France and the Middle East, and supported by strong returns in difficult core markets.