Saru suspends executive member Hein Mentz for transgression of code of conduct

The South African Rugby Union (Saru) has suspended a member of the executive committee following a disciplinary hearing because of a “serious transgression” of the controlling body’s code of conduct.

Hein Mentz, former president of the Mpumalanga Rugby Union, has also been suspended from all Saru committees for the remainder of his term.

Saru will not divulge the reasons for their actioin as it is regarded as confidential but Mentz has indicated that he will issue a document setting out his side of the story and the underlying reasons for the suspension.