SA Rugby gives comment about Siya Kolisi

SA Rugby gives comment about Siya Kolisi

SA Rugby President Mark Alexander has given an official statement concerning injured Springbok captain Siya Kolisi.

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Kolisi, who guided the Springboks to Rugby World Cup glory in Japan in 2src19 and to a series victory over the British & Irish Lions in 2src21, is one of five individuals who received the National Order of Ikhamanga, bestowed in gold, for his inspirational leadership and contribution to rugby.

He was honoured for the gold award along with Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis (for her excellent contribution to football), Mono Arthur Sipho Badela (for his role in the field of journalism), Bokwe James Mafuna (for his influence in journalism and political activism), and Solomon Popoli Linda (for his contribution in the field of arts as a musician and composer).

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SA Rugby and Alexander congratulated Kolisi on behalf of the entire rugby fraternity for being honoured with the National Order of Ikhamanga, which recognises South African citizens who have excelled in arts, culture, literature, music, journalism, and sport.

“As an organisation, we are very proud of

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