Roux And Erasmus Join PRO14 Board

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16 April 2018

SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux and director of rugby Rassie Erasmus have joined the board of PRO14 Rugby to represent the league’s expansion to include the Toyota Cheetahs and the Southern Kings.

PRO14 chief executive Martin Anayi, commercial & marketing director Dermot Rigley and tournament director David Jordan joined Roux and Erasmus at the match between the Toyota Cheetahs and Munster in Bloemfontein last week following a series of productive meetings with local stakeholders.

“To have the CEO and the director of rugby of another Tier 1 nation join the board is another important step forward for the PRO14 Rugby and for the relationship with South African rugby,” said Anayi.

“We have made great strides this season in expanding into a new territory in keeping with the DNA of the championship as a pioneering cross-border competition and these appointments only serve to re-inforce that progress.”

Roux said: “Our expansion into the Guinness PRO14 in 2017 heralded a new era for South African rugby and was one of the most exciting new ventures in a long time in our game.

“I am looking forward to working even closer together with our friends from Wales, Scotland, Ireland and Italy as rugby moves closer to a global calendar and the game becomes even more accessible to new and untapped markets.”

Erasmus, who coached Munster, said: “I had the privilege of coaching in the Guinness PRO14, and it found it to be very competitive and hugely popular. To serve on

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