Rochester Rugby Game Cancelled
by Stop the Apartheid Rugby Tour
Albany, New York, United States
September 2, 1981
Press related on the sports boycott and the 1981 U.S. tour of the Springbok rugby team. The press release says Stop the Apartheid Rugby Tour (SART) coalition was told today by Bill Haffner, Treasurer of the ERU (Eastern Rugby Union) that the planned September 26th Rochester game of apartheid Springboks rugby team has be cancelled and will be moved to a secret location in an unidentified Northeastern city.
Used by permission of Africa Action, successor to the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), and Richard Lapchick, founder of the American Coordinating Committee for Equality in Sport and Society (ACCESS). Both ACOA and ACCESS were active in Stop the Apartheid Rugby Tour.