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#Rassie Erasmus

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'
# Journey
# Journey

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'

Apr 13th 2022, 7:30 PM 17,368 Views 2 Comments

South Africa native Dewald Senekal has had an interesting journey in rugby before joining Connacht.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 25 November, 2021

Rassie Erasmus withdraws appeal against World Rugby ban
# A Saga Ends
# A Saga Ends

Rassie Erasmus withdraws appeal against World Rugby ban

Nov 25th 2021, 9:37 PM 4,735 Views 9 Comments

He also issued a public apology to referee Nic Berry over his comments ahead of the Springboks’ Test with the Lions earlier this year.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 18 November, 2021

A special day at the Aviva, Remorseless Rassie, and farewell to Ciara Griffin
# The42 Rugby Weekly
# The42 Rugby Weekly

A special day at the Aviva, Remorseless Rassie, and farewell to Ciara Griffin

Nov 18th 2021, 4:44 PM 1,260 Views 0 Comments

Bernard Jackman, Gavan Casey, and Murray Kinsella bask in the warm afterglow of Ireland’s big win.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 17 November, 2021

Rassie Erasmus hit with two-month ban as misconduct charges upheld
# Verdict
# Verdict

Rassie Erasmus hit with two-month ban as misconduct charges upheld

Updated Nov 17th 2021, 8:07 PM 30,283 Views 13 Comments

The charges relate to Erasmus’ behaviour towards match officials during the Springboks’ series victory over the British and Irish Lions.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

Erasmus to tour with Springboks as misconduct hearing looms
# Rassie Takes Erasmus
# Rassie Takes Erasmus

Erasmus to tour with Springboks as misconduct hearing looms

Oct 20th 2021, 4:46 PM 3,329 Views 0 Comments

Erasmus faces a misconduct hearing the day before his side’s first game in Cardiff.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 6 September, 2021

Jones urges World Rugby to deal with Erasmus case quickly
# Example
# Example

Jones urges World Rugby to deal with Erasmus case quickly

Sep 6th 2021, 8:19 PM 10,849 Views 4 Comments

The England head coach believes the South Africa director of rugby’s video rant could set a dangerous precedent.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Gatland's Lions have shot at emulating 1997 crew in final Boks Test
# Decider
# Decider

Gatland's Lions have shot at emulating 1997 crew in final Boks Test

Aug 7th 2021, 7:00 AM 17,709 Views 10 Comments

The South Africans finished the second Test with huge momentum.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 5 August, 2021

'From a South African fan point of view, Rassie can do no wrong'
# The Boss
# The Boss

'From a South African fan point of view, Rassie can do no wrong'

Aug 5th 2021, 4:22 PM 12,946 Views 15 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Big blows for Springboks as De Klerk and Du Toit ruled out of Lions decider
# Changes
# Changes

Big blows for Springboks as De Klerk and Du Toit ruled out of Lions decider

Aug 3rd 2021, 12:57 PM 14,430 Views 7 Comments

Cobus Reinach and Lood de Jager have been called into the starting XV.

Rassie's misconduct charge should mean a friendlier third Test build-up
# Hearing
# Hearing

Rassie's misconduct charge should mean a friendlier third Test build-up

Aug 3rd 2021, 6:00 AM 7,747 Views 10 Comments

World Rugby has taken action against the SA Rugby director of rugby for his 62-minute long video.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 2 August, 2021

Rassie Erasmus to face misconduct hearing over ref video
# Bold Boy
# Bold Boy

Rassie Erasmus to face misconduct hearing over ref video

Aug 2nd 2021, 8:01 PM 31,258 Views 16 Comments

In a statement, World Rugby said it was ‘concerned that individuals from both teams have commented on the selection and/or performance of match officials.’

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Big boost for the Springboks as Vermeulen makes return from injury
# Comeback
# Comeback

Big boost for the Springboks as Vermeulen makes return from injury

Aug 1st 2021, 1:20 PM 7,469 Views 5 Comments

The 35-year-old number eight had ankle surgery just seven weeks ago.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 31 July, 2021

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series
# Controversy
# Controversy

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series

Jul 31st 2021, 6:55 AM 24,456 Views 15 Comments

The kicking and set-piece contests will be crucial again this evening.

# rassie-erasmus - Friday 30 July, 2021

Kolisi: 'I didn't feel respected at all. I didn't feel I was given a fair opportunity'
# Double Down
# Double Down

Kolisi: 'I didn't feel respected at all. I didn't feel I was given a fair opportunity'

Jul 30th 2021, 2:23 PM 38,018 Views 30 Comments

The Springboks say that the Lions ‘destroyed the dignity of the series.’

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus
# Top Man
# Top Man

Lions believe O'Keeffe is 'professional enough' not to be distracted by Erasmus

Jul 30th 2021, 9:43 AM 5,643 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Dan Biggar is on track to be fit for tomorrow’s second Test.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 29 July, 2021

World Rugby to engage with SA Rugby over 'nature' of Erasmus comments
# Furore
# Furore

World Rugby to engage with SA Rugby over 'nature' of Erasmus comments

Jul 29th 2021, 4:50 PM 13,126 Views 18 Comments

An hour-long video features a host of complaints by the Springboks’ director of rugby.

'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones
# Scrutiny
# Scrutiny

'The refs have the hardest job in the game' - Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones

Jul 29th 2021, 3:13 PM 5,445 Views 0 Comments

The Welshman opted against commenting on Rassie Erasmus’ remarkable video.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

'I'm not Jaco Johan' - Erasmus distances himself from suspect Twitter account
# Boks Office
# Boks Office

'I'm not Jaco Johan' - Erasmus distances himself from suspect Twitter account

Jul 27th 2021, 2:16 PM 9,763 Views 7 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby has been suspected of running the Jaco Johan account.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 26 July, 2021

Vunipola's impact a boost for Lions as Jones remains doubtful for second Test
# Bomb Squad
# Bomb Squad

Vunipola's impact a boost for Lions as Jones remains doubtful for second Test

Jul 26th 2021, 4:21 PM 7,374 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old was bemused by Rassie Erasmus’ accusations of dangerous play.

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue
# Social Media
# Social Media

Lions will go through 'appropriate channels' as Erasmus' Twitter antics continue

Jul 26th 2021, 3:00 PM 63,784 Views 22 Comments

The SA Rugby director of rugby is strongly suspected of having set up a fake profile.

The Boks must produce backlash after getting taste of their own medicine
# Response
# Response

The Boks must produce backlash after getting taste of their own medicine

Jul 26th 2021, 6:00 AM 7,279 Views 1 Comment

The Lions inflicted serious damage on the hosts at the maul and through their kicking game.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 24 July, 2021

'Next week is going to be even bigger and tougher' - Gatland
# Next Job
# Next Job

'Next week is going to be even bigger and tougher' - Gatland

Jul 24th 2021, 8:24 PM 10,891 Views 20 Comments

The Lions can wrap up a series success in the second Test against the Boks.

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory
# One Up
# One Up

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory

Jul 24th 2021, 7:02 PM 48,181 Views 55 Comments

The Boks led 12-3 at the break but the tourists were outstanding in the second half.

# rassie-erasmus - Friday 23 July, 2021

Springboks defend style of play - and the appointment of a South African as TMO
# Mind Games
# Mind Games

Springboks defend style of play - and the appointment of a South African as TMO

Jul 23rd 2021, 2:31 PM 4,903 Views 1 Comment

South African coach has also justified their decision to pick seven players who tested positive for Covid in the last month.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Springboks' first Test XV is almost as uncertain as Gatland's Lions team
# Concerns
# Concerns

Springboks' first Test XV is almost as uncertain as Gatland's Lions team

Jul 18th 2021, 7:23 PM 7,956 Views 2 Comments

The Boks’ Covid-19 outbreak means some players haven’t been able to play or train.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 17 July, 2021

De Allende impresses but South Africa A lose to Jake White's Bulls

De Allende impresses but South Africa A lose to Jake White's Bulls

Jul 17th 2021, 1:58 PM 9,979 Views 0 Comments

The Bulls were 14-0 down at half-time but produced a huge second 40.

# rassie-erasmus - Friday 16 July, 2021

Erasmus flags two Farrell tackles in response to Gatland's 'reckless' claim
# Spicy
# Spicy

Erasmus flags two Farrell tackles in response to Gatland's 'reckless' claim

Jul 16th 2021, 1:54 PM 15,108 Views 11 Comments

The Lions and Springboks bosses are adding to the sense of the Test series heating up.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 12 July, 2021

Erasmus will 'beg' for Lions to play second South Africa A game this weekend
# Rematch
# Rematch

Erasmus will 'beg' for Lions to play second South Africa A game this weekend

Jul 12th 2021, 2:59 PM 9,378 Views 10 Comments

The Springboks director of rugby believes the Lions should scrap their planned fixture against the Stormers.

South Africa A team packed with World Cup winners for midweek Lions clash
# Going Big
# Going Big

South Africa A team packed with World Cup winners for midweek Lions clash

Jul 12th 2021, 1:28 PM 9,623 Views 4 Comments

Faf de Klerk, Cheslin Kolbe, Eben Etzebeth and Damian de Allende are among the Springbok stars in the starting team.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 10 July, 2021

The Erasmus year at Munster: 'He was the most ruthless coach I ever met'
# Erasmus Programme
# Erasmus Programme

The Erasmus year at Munster: 'He was the most ruthless coach I ever met'

Jul 10th 2021, 8:00 AM 44,343 Views 11 Comments

Dealing with Covid-related issues is testing the resolve of Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber this summer – yet they came through bigger tests in their year at Thomond Park.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 18 January, 2021

'We'll go to option Z to make it happen' - Erasmus says Springboks are desperate for Lions tour to go ahead
# Whatever It Takes
# Whatever It Takes

'We'll go to option Z to make it happen' - Erasmus says Springboks are desperate for Lions tour to go ahead

Jan 18th 2021, 5:17 PM 4,614 Views 4 Comments

The original schedule is in serious doubt due to the coronavirus pandemic.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 19 November, 2020

Are Ireland ‘soft’? Do they still belong in the world's elite? Saturday will tell us
# Pride
# Pride

Are Ireland ‘soft’? Do they still belong in the world's elite? Saturday will tell us

Updated Nov 19th 2020, 2:59 PM 27,211 Views 27 Comments

Andy Farrell has the easiest team-talk of his career ahead of him at Twickenham. He just needs to remind his players of Rassie Erasmus’ damning words.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment
# Super Saturday
# Super Saturday

Softies? Ireland vow to deliver physicality in Paris after Rassie's comment

Oct 31st 2020, 7:00 AM 43,053 Views 26 Comments

Andy Farrell’s men head into Super Saturday with the Six Nations title still on the line.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 6 September, 2020

'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'

Sep 6th 2020, 8:00 AM 41,984 Views 11 Comments

Jerry Flannery is back in the professional game as lineout coach with Premiership club Harlequins.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

'I am lucky Munster are allowing me to play for the Springboks'
# Test Rugby
# Test Rugby

'I am lucky Munster are allowing me to play for the Springboks'

Aug 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 12,970 Views 12 Comments

RG Snyman will remain an important part of South Africa’s plans moving forward.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Rassie Erasmus seriously ill when coaching Springboks to glory - reports
# Turmoil
# Turmoil

Rassie Erasmus seriously ill when coaching Springboks to glory - reports

Jun 24th 2020, 10:21 PM 15,179 Views 3 Comments

The 47-year-old transformed the national team from a laughing stock to world champions.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Former Munster man Walters leaves the Springboks for club in the UK
# Moving On
# Moving On

Former Munster man Walters leaves the Springboks for club in the UK

May 5th 2020, 1:40 PM 13,042 Views 2 Comments

The Welshman departs with a World Cup winner’s medal.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 20 January, 2020

'I love Munster, I invested so much of myself into the place, and I still do love it'
# World Cup Winner
# World Cup Winner

'I love Munster, I invested so much of myself into the place, and I still do love it'

Jan 20th 2020, 7:30 PM 37,277 Views 19 Comments

Felix Jones was part of the Springboks’ coaching team as they won the World Cup last year.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

Happy Springbok hooker retires again
# Champion
# Champion

Happy Springbok hooker retires again

Nov 13th 2019, 11:59 PM 12,648 Views 9 Comments

Schalk Brits insisted there would not be another comeback.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 4 November, 2019

'Felix has been amazing and has brought so much. The boys absolutely love him'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'Felix has been amazing and has brought so much. The boys absolutely love him'

Nov 4th 2019, 12:00 PM 49,700 Views 42 Comments

Irishman Felix Jones is a World Cup winner.

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