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#Rassie Erasmus

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

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

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

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

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'

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

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'

Irishman Felix Jones is a World Cup winner.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 3 November, 2019

2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks

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

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

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

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

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?''

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

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

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

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

# rassie-erasmus - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

'We have to try a few things': Erasmus to change winning formula against England

South Africa are seeking a series win in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

# rassie-erasmus - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

# rassie-erasmus - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Erasmus recalls Le Roux and de Klerk as Springboks ring the changes for England

The sides meet in Johannesburg on Saturday.

# rassie-erasmus - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat

South Africa face England in a three-Test series, and Erasmus knows huge improvements will need to be made.

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