A lacklustre Springbok display over the weekend meant that Rassie’s chargers finish their end-of-year tour on a low note. Should we crunch some numbers?
Jake and Allister go back a long way, including their stint together with the World Cup winning Bok side of 2007. According to Jake, we’re pointing fingers at the wrong man.
Finally, after the most disastrous coaching reign in Springbok history, Allister Coetzee has been shown the door. A sigh of relief echoes around the rugby fraternity.
This weekend saw a letter written by Allister Coetzee being leaked to the media, revealing that he will soon be sacked. Turns out he isn’t taking the news too well.
When you lose by 35 points to the Irish, and put in a display that lacks any real guts, you’re going to be lambasted in the press. Rubbish like this doesn’t help the cause.
It’s very much a case of one step forward and some giant leaps backward for the Boks in 2017, but at least Allister Coetzee’s time in charge looks set to end shortly.
Warren Whiteley is all set to become the 58th man to lead the Springboks, and he will be stoked that some of the big name players are back in town.
It would be fair to say all is not well in South African rugby at present, and this weekend was another illustration of our shortcomings. Let’s rehash that pain.
Many Springbok supporters saw their Saturday hauled back from the brink of disaster thanks to a killer final 20 minutes. Apparently this is why.
We are five days from the beginning of a new era under coach Coetzee, and one of the more pressing issues remains transformation.
When Allister Coetzee announced his backroom staff it was Mzwandile Stick whose name raised eyebrows. Sounds like he has a good head on his shoulders.
No prizes for guessing who is the new boss of the Boks, although his list of assistants may require a little more homework.
The wait for the official announcement of the new Bok coach is finally over, even though it’s pretty clear who will be taking the helm.
It’s beginning to look increasingly likely that Heyneke’s goose is cooked, with some bookmakers suspending betting on Allister Coetzee taking over.