The South African Rugby Players’ Association (SARPA) is the official registered trade union of our players. SARPA, an entity of MyPlayers, takes care of the players’ primary employment needs both on national and provincial level.
SARPA is a member of the International Rugby Players (IRP) who is the global representative body on issues of importance to the professional rugby players.
IRP’s membership is currently made up of the national Professional Rugby Players’ Associations from South Africa, England, Australia, Ireland, Wales, France and New Zealand.
We also have representation on the International Rugby Players Board.