Friday , March 24 2023

Alexander: Boks run in the right direction


Cape Town – SA Rugby pledged his support for the Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus after the conclusion of the season 2018 Test team.

The Springboks ended their campaign on a low note as they lost 20-11 to Wales in & # 39; Cardiff over the weekend.

He gave Erasmus 50% & # 39; win record of 14 Tests.

"We are pleased with the revival of the Springboks under Rassie Erasmus and the team & # 39; his training and we believe that we are in the right direction as part of our preparation for the World Cup -Rugby in 2019, "SA rugby president mark Alexander said through & # 39; press statement on Monday.

While Erasmus could & # 39; only won half of its tests, there was a notable scalps to defeat the All Black in New Zealand and 2-1 home series win over England.

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Alexander, meanwhile, also had high praise for wings & # 39; Springbok Aphiwe Dyantyi, who won the World Player Award Rugby Breakthrough in & # 39; Monaco on Sunday evening.

"Despite his limited experience in & # 39; internationally, Aphiwe never looked out of place in Jersey Springbok and made an immediate impact, while successfully proving debut for the Boks against England in & # 39; June .

"They were two attempts at & # 39; Windington though, when the Boks won the All Black in New Zealand for the first time in & # 39; nine & # 39; years, it will be remembered best for first season a & # 39; his trial.

"It ended up as the top scorer Rugby league is a wonderful achievement for a player of the rookie test. We are all very proud of him and we can not wait to see more of the same in 2019", said Alexander.

Although called the awards, Alexander also congratulated the other attorneys & # 39; the Africa & # 39; South – Malcolm Marx and FAF de Klerk (Player of the Year) World Rugby, Erasmus (Coach of-the Year), Springboks (Team of the Year).

Alexander said that these appointments indicate that the Springboks are on track for the World Cup next year in Japan.

Ireland won the award of the Team of the Year, the flyhalf Johnny Sexton won the award of Player of the Year and coach Joe Schmidt transported the award of Coach of the Year.

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