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Allister Coetzee: Rassie Erasmus Is “Less Competent” Than Me

The issue around Rassie Erasmus’ appointment as the Springboks’ Director of Rugby and the role which Allister Coetzee may or may not play under the former Munster supremo has been in the headlines during the last week when a letter from Coetzee to the South African Rugby Union was reported by the media.  The quotes which were published originally were …

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All Blacks Name Phenomenal XV For South Africa Clash

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 17: Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks breaks through to score his team's second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The All Blacks have named their team for Saturday’s clash against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday. Coach Steve Hansen has made six changes to the starting XV which beat a much-improved Argentina side 39-22 last weekend in New Plymouth. In the pack, three-times capped Kane Hames is handed his first start in place of the injured Joe Moody, who …

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Five Reasons Why The All Blacks Are Vulnerable To A Springbok Ambush This Week

Among his effusive praise for the All Blacks, Springbok coach Allister Coetzee noted that the world champions are, at present, ‘vulnerable’ despite winning their first three Rugby Championship matches. So, where are the All Black weaknesses the Springboks will seek to exploit this Saturday? 1. A weakened front row After a seemingly endless sequence of Tests with Joe Moody and …

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South Africa Slump To Their Lowest Ever World Rugby Ranking

CARDIFF, WALES - NOVEMBER 26: Springboks Warren Whiteley and team mates react after the International match between Wales and South Africa at Principality Stadium on November 26, 2016 in Cardiff, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Wales’ 22-9 Six Nations victory has had a knock-on effect on the latest World Rugby rankings – more specifically, South Africa’s ranking. Having slumped below Scotland after their defeat at the hands of Vern Cotter’s side a fortnight ago, Wales clawed their way back up to sixth place in the latest rankings, and in doing so, have leapfrogged the Springboks …

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Munster’s Rassie Erasmus Issues Yet Another Statement On Reports He Is To Take Over As South Africa Coach

Munster’s director or rugby Johan ‘Rassie’ Erasmus has been the subject of much speculation in recent weeks over a potential move back to South Africa to take over as head coach of the floundering national side. Under new head coach Allister Coetzee, the Springboks endured a difficult and disappointing 2016. With Erasmus guiding Munster into the last eight of the …

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South African Reports Link Munster’s Rassie Erasmus With Springboks Job

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - JANUARY 14: Munster Rugby director of Rugby Johan 'Rassie' Erasmus during the European Rugby Champions Cup match between Glasgow Warriors and Munster Rugby at Scotstoun Stadium on January 14, 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus continues to be linked with becoming the Springboks’ new head coach today, despite playing down the rumours over the weekend. As reported by Sport24, it’s widely expected that current South Africa rugby coach Allister Coetzee will see his contract terminated in the very new future. SARU would of course then be in need of a …

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