Sports Staff
3 minute read
1 Nov 2019
6:00 am

Win it, Boks, to make Rassie’s swansong one for the ages

Sports Staff

Siya Kolisi’s Boks will be extra motivated to give outgoing coach Erasmus the perfect send-off in tomorrow’s Rugby World Cup final against England.

SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus revealed on Monday he and his family are still recovering from Covid-19. Picture: AFP

When the Springboks run on to the pitch tomorrow in Yokohama, they will know that the man who brought them this far will no longer be their coach after the last whistle in the Rugby World Cup final. And they will play their hearts out to allow Rassie Erasmus to put his hands on the Webb Ellis Cup as one of South Africa’s all-time best national coaches. Win or lose, Erasmus has confirmed that the final against England will be his last match in charge as head coach. Erasmus will from next year concentrate solely on his role as director...