Shizuoka — SA Rugby has an obligation to protect itself. It also‚ up to a point‚ has a responsibility to the player who holds a contract‚ SA Rugby president Mark Alexander says after news broke that the national rugby body would institute an internal process against Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth.

SA Rugby made the decision after the SA Human Rights Commission announced on Wednesday that it would institute legal proceedings against Etzebeth in the equality court relating to allegations of an incident in Langebaan in August...

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