Despite winning 67% of matches in his four year tenure as Springbok coach, Heyneke Meyer no longer wishes to be considered as a candidate to coach the Springboks after this year.
Meyer has been criticised for the Springboks’ style of play and the slow pace of transformation in the team.
Former Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has been reported as the leading candidate to replace Meyer.
CapeTalk’s Kieno Kammies spoke to Corne Krige, Former Springbok captain as well as Chester Williams, Former Springbok player & 1995 World Cup winner
Listen to the full conversation below:
There was a lot of support against him and the guys were worried that he wasn’t the right person for the job going forward— Corne Krige, Former Springbok captain
There was a lot of pressure when he came back and as a couch he was judged after four year of couching, he had to win the rugby world cup— Chester Williams, Former Springbok player