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#Rassie Erasmus

# 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 4,603 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 27,146 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 42,869 Views 25 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 41,720 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 12,905 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 15,085 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 12,897 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 37,216 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 12,615 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 49,622 Views 42 Comments

Irishman Felix Jones is a World Cup winner.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 3 November, 2019

2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks
# Tourists
# Tourists

2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks

Nov 3rd 2019, 12:16 PM 10,286 Views 18 Comments

Rassie Erasmus wants the Boks to become a consistent force between now and then.

How Rassie Erasmus returned from Munster to lead the Boks to World Cup glory
# Resurgence
# Resurgence

How Rassie Erasmus returned from Munster to lead the Boks to World Cup glory

Nov 3rd 2019, 5:12 AM 14,113 Views 9 Comments

The 47-year-old told his players they could lift the trophy 18 months ago.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 2 November, 2019

'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus
# Hope
# Hope

'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus

Nov 2nd 2019, 4:28 PM 12,436 Views 9 Comments

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus explains how his team embraced any pressure at the World Cup.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Erasmus confirms he'll step aside as Boks head coach after World Cup final
# Shifting Roles
# Shifting Roles

Erasmus confirms he'll step aside as Boks head coach after World Cup final

Oct 31st 2019, 3:00 PM 35,487 Views 40 Comments

The former Munster boss will concentrate on his director of rugby role.

Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final
# Team News
# Team News

Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final

Oct 31st 2019, 12:45 AM 5,446 Views 1 Comment

The South Africans have gone for a 6/2 split once again on their bench.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

Ominously, Rassie plans for this World Cup to be a 'springboard' for the Boks
# Growing Force
# Growing Force

Ominously, Rassie plans for this World Cup to be a 'springboard' for the Boks

Oct 30th 2019, 1:30 PM 8,058 Views 4 Comments

There are big challenges for South African rugby but their return to the top table has been welcome.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Kolbe fit for final but Rassie Erasmus insists Springboks won't change tactics
# Box Kicks
# Box Kicks

Kolbe fit for final but Rassie Erasmus insists Springboks won't change tactics

Oct 29th 2019, 5:18 AM 4,631 Views 3 Comments

The South Africans have been criticised in many quarters for their kick-heavy approach.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 28 October, 2019

'Send my best wishes to Warren and make sure he enjoys the third-place play-off'
# Sparring
# Sparring

'Send my best wishes to Warren and make sure he enjoys the third-place play-off'

Updated Oct 28th 2019, 5:01 PM 61,521 Views 44 Comments

Eddie Jones couldn’t resist firing a shot back at the Wales boss.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 27 October, 2019

'I'm not 100% sure a World Cup is going to be won by a very expansive game plan'
# Marching On
# Marching On

'I'm not 100% sure a World Cup is going to be won by a very expansive game plan'

Oct 27th 2019, 12:45 PM 12,645 Views 22 Comments

Rassie Erasmus’ Springboks ground their way into a World Cup final against England.

# rassie-erasmus - Friday 25 October, 2019

'Irish people are really good people' - Erasmus and Nienaber drive the Boks on
# Double Act
# Double Act

'Irish people are really good people' - Erasmus and Nienaber drive the Boks on

Oct 25th 2019, 5:45 AM 8,811 Views 9 Comments

The South Africa coaching duo have been close friends since the early 1990s.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Blow for the Boks as Cheslin Kolbe ruled out of World Cup semi-final
# Absent
# Absent

Blow for the Boks as Cheslin Kolbe ruled out of World Cup semi-final

Oct 24th 2019, 7:16 AM 7,773 Views 4 Comments

The prolific 23-year-old Sbu Nkosi comes onto the right wing for the clash with Wales.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around
# Honesty
# Honesty

'Rassie has made a massive difference' - How Erasmus turned the Boks around

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:14 AM 9,276 Views 11 Comments

The former Munster head coach has overseen South Africa’s transformation into World Cup contenders.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus
# Rassie
# Rassie

'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus

Oct 8th 2019, 5:23 PM 13,604 Views 20 Comments

Having watched his Springboks side make light work of Canada in Kobe, the South Africa coach was quizzed on his preferred quarter-final opponents.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 6 October, 2019

South Africa's Erasmus defuses 'bomb squad' row
# Dispute
# Dispute

South Africa's Erasmus defuses 'bomb squad' row

Oct 6th 2019, 8:09 PM 61,428 Views 25 Comments

The coach insisted he would never tolerate racism within his squad.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'
# Rassie
# Rassie

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'

Sep 21st 2019, 2:18 PM 12,282 Views 24 Comments

There is a strong chance that the Springboks and Ireland will meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup
# Shredded
# Shredded

'It's a funny pic, it's just good fun' - Springboks in good shape for World Cup

Sep 17th 2019, 12:01 AM 33,996 Views 17 Comments

Faf de Klerk is enjoying the freedom Jacques Nienaber has given him in defence.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Felix Jones joins Rassie's Springboks backroom for Rugby World Cup
# Boks Clever
# Boks Clever

Felix Jones joins Rassie's Springboks backroom for Rugby World Cup

Aug 28th 2019, 8:49 AM 9,385 Views 14 Comments

Jones, 32, handed short-term contract as defence consultant.

# rassie-erasmus - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

South Africa looking to appoint Felix Jones to coaching team - reports
# Reunited
# Reunited

South Africa looking to appoint Felix Jones to coaching team - reports

Aug 27th 2019, 1:04 PM 12,834 Views 39 Comments

The former Ireland international is close to becoming the Springboks attack coach under Rassie Erasmus.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 26 August, 2019

Kolisi named skipper as Erasmus unveils South Africa's World Cup squad
# RWC2019
# RWC2019

Kolisi named skipper as Erasmus unveils South Africa's World Cup squad

Aug 26th 2019, 3:22 PM 7,494 Views 3 Comments

Toulouse’s Rynhardt Elstadt lost out in the battle for the fifth back row berth.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 29 July, 2019

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically
# Smarts
# Smarts

Analysis: Boks add new layer to scrum attack while Wallabies strike clinically

Jul 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 9,915 Views 10 Comments

The All Blacks thought they knew what was coming but Rassie Erasmus’ team changed the picture.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 24 July, 2019

Kolbe return among 12 changes for 'Boks as they take on New Zealand
# Test Run
# Test Run

Kolbe return among 12 changes for 'Boks as they take on New Zealand

Jul 24th 2019, 9:14 AM 8,677 Views 6 Comments

After demolishing Australia, Rassie Erasmus will unleash his strongest available team this weekend.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 22 July, 2019

Analysis: Springboks' clever scrum attacks echo Schmidt's plays
# Smarts
# Smarts

Analysis: Springboks' clever scrum attacks echo Schmidt's plays

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:47 PM 23,705 Views 30 Comments

Pieter-Steph du Toit made two similar linebreaks in the Boks’ win over the Wallabies.

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge
# World Cup Watch
# World Cup Watch

Rassie's Springboks make impressive start to underline Ireland's challenge

Jul 22nd 2019, 2:11 PM 10,935 Views 17 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s men could meet the Boks at the quarter-final stage of the World Cup.

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years
# Comeback
# Comeback

Ulster's Coetzee returns to Springboks 23 for first time in four years

Jul 17th 2019, 2:59 PM 6,255 Views 5 Comments

The powerful back row has been named on the bench for Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa
# November Tests
# November Tests

Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:21 PM 22,418 Views 57 Comments

The England 10 was fortunate to get away with his last minute hit on Esterhuizen.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 7 October, 2018

Erasmus: Springboks can win the World Cup after pushing All Blacks
# Making Progress
# Making Progress

Erasmus: Springboks can win the World Cup after pushing All Blacks

Oct 7th 2018, 10:27 AM 9,266 Views 8 Comments

South Africa finished second in this year’s Rugby Championship.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''
# Springboks
# Springboks

Rassie: 'The only thing everyone's been talking about the last few days is, 'Are you going to get fired?''

Sep 13th 2018, 12:11 PM 7,625 Views 16 Comments

Despite being backed by South Africa’s rugby chief, the former Munster head coach is unsure about his future.

# rassie-erasmus - Monday 10 September, 2018

Former Munster coach 'Rassie' Erasmus says job on the line against All Blacks
# Pressure
# Pressure

Former Munster coach 'Rassie' Erasmus says job on the line against All Blacks

Sep 10th 2018, 9:53 AM 8,543 Views 9 Comments

South Africa head into Saturday’s match on the back of losses to Australia and Argentina.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 23 June, 2018

Super Cipriani kick helps England beat 'Boks to end losing streak
# Arm Wrestle
# Arm Wrestle

Super Cipriani kick helps England beat 'Boks to end losing streak

Jun 23rd 2018, 6:43 PM 20,384 Views 16 Comments

Eddie Jones’ five-month, six-game slump is over.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 14 June, 2018

The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England
# Prop Idol
# Prop Idol

The Beast to reach Springbok landmark as Erasmus names team for England

Jun 14th 2018, 1:30 PM 5,518 Views 7 Comments

Erasmus hails Mtawarira as ‘a great servant of the game’ ahead of his 100th appearance for South Africa.

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