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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

England Tour Still On

Louis Luyt, president of the South African Rugby Football Union, said England's tour of South Africa in May and June would go ahead despite the violence in the republic.


Luyt said Monday that he had received assurances from English Rugby Union secretary Dudley Wood following the decision by Australian state team New South Wales not to travel to Natal for a Super 10 series match on April 16.New South Wales Rugby Union executive director David Moffett said Sunday fears for players' safety had prompted the decision to stay away.