World Cup provides Boks billion-rand growth


In profitable back-to-back World Cup titles, the worth of the Springboks model has been boosted to R2.2 billion.

In keeping with a report by, the Springboks are fourth in a rating of the highest 10 strongest nationwide rugby manufacturers, at the moment led by the All Blacks.

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South Africa’s nationwide staff has been given a Model Energy Index (BSI) rating of 81.5, behind France, England and New Zealand, however improved from 2019, after they had a rating below 80.

The Boks’ profitable defence of their World Cup title has seen the worth of their model develop by 44% to $117 million (R2.2 billion), which places them sixth total.

The staff’s model is additional strengthened by captain Siya Kolisi, an inspirational determine and one of the recognisable and in style gamers within the sport.

SA Rugby chief govt Rian Oberholzer advised Sunday newspaper Rapport that he believes the Springboks can change into the most effective model in rugby.

“We will change into the largest sports activities model in rugby,” Oberholzer stated.

“We’re undoubtedly nonetheless about ten to fifteen years behind the All Blacks when it comes to positioning our model. However with our successes, we will begin to catch up.

Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Pictures

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