Rugby

Wakefield has eye on SARU job

2016-09-01 19:24
Thelo Wakefield (Gallo)

Cape Town - Western Province Rugby Union president Thelo Wakefield has emerged as a candidate to become SA Rugby's new vice president.

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) must elect a new president after Oregan Hoskins resigned from his post two weeks ago.

Current vice president Mark Alexander is acting as interim president, but if he gets the job on a full-time basis, which seems likely at this stage, he will have to be replaced as vice president.

"I think I can make a contribution at national level and, with the help of the executive committee, would like to take South African rugby in the right direction," Wakefield told Netwerk24.

"There are big challenges that I'm up for."

The closing date for nominations for president and vice president of Saru is September 26.

The election will be held on October 27. To be eligible to vote for, candidates must be a member of the executive committee of his union or serve on the board of the union's business wing. He would also have had to serve in the position for at least a year.

Read more on:    saru  |  thelo wakefield  |  rugby
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Who do you think will contest the 2017 Currie Cup final?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.