Saru announces unanimous support for embattled CEO, Jurie Roux

SA Rugby's has announced unanimous support for embattled CEO, Jurie Roux, who is alleged to have been involved in corrupt activities during his tenure at Stellenbosch University.

702's John Robbie speaks to EWN sports reporter, Jean Smythe, on the issue.

Listen to the interview below for more details:

The allegations made in the KPMG rerport is that he channelled university reserve funds into the rugby club to the tune of R35-million.

Jean Smyth, EWN sports reporter

What is key here is that he has maintained his silence in the media. These allegations that have been made in this report have not been tested.

Jean Smyth, EWN reporter

His lawyer says they are waiting for his day in court, they say that they maintain their innocence.

Jean Smyth, EWN Reporter

...It's very difficult for them to suspend him on an allegation on his previous place of employment that has not been tested.

Jean Smyth, EWN reporer

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