Streaming issues? Report here
Clement Manyathela BW 1000 x 1000 CapeTalk Clement Manyathela BW 1000 x 1000 CapeTalk
The Midday Report with Clement Manyathela
12:00 - 13:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Lunch with Pippa Hudson
See full line-up
The Midday Report with Clement Manyathela
12:00 - 13:00

Home
arrow_forward
Sport

Rassie Erasmus will step down as Springbok coach after RWC final

31 October 2019 9:27 AM
Tags:
Springboks
2019 Rugby World Cup
Rassie Erasmus
RWC final
Bok coach
Regardless of whether the squad wins or loses, Erasmus says he'll resign from his position as head coach of the national side.

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday will be his last game in charge, irrespective of whether he takes the national team to glory or not.

Erasmus was appointed the director of rugby late in 2017 and head coach in 2018, holding both jobs simultaneously.

He says he will still continue in his role as the as director of rugby, but he'll relinquish his position as coach.

RELATED: Better late than never: SABC secures deal to air RWC final

The Boks will take on England in the final in Yokohama on Saturday.

If they emerge victorious, it will be the squad's third World Cup title.

Fans will be able to watch the game live on SABC 2, after the national broadcaster secured a last-minute deal.

Kick-off is at 11 am.


31 October 2019 9:27 AM
Tags:
Springboks
2019 Rugby World Cup
Rassie Erasmus
RWC final
Bok coach

Recommended

More from Sport

charlotte-ironman-croppedjpg

PE mom improvises, completes Ironman race at home to fast-track charitable deed

30 March 2020 3:57 PM

Instead of waiting for the endurance event in November, Charlotte Raubenheimer decided to create her own triathlon at home - for a good cause.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190420two-oceansgif

Two Oceans Marathon cancelled amid Covid-19 pandemic

15 March 2020 11:11 AM

Africa's biggest running event, the Two Oceans Marathon has been called off by organisers in light of the coronavirus.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

cape-epic-youtube-screengrabjpg

Decision to cancel Cape Epic was taken out of our hands, says race director

14 March 2020 11:02 AM

The 2020 Absa Cape Epic has been cancelled due to concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Heart attack

Why young people – even athletes in peak health – get heart attacks

11 March 2020 12:49 PM

Are heart attack victims younger than before? Yes, says Red Cross Hospital cardiologist Professor Liesl Zuhlke.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Cyber sport event stage and screen from game esports gaming 123rflifestyle 123rf

International gaming industry valued at about $130 billion in 2019

11 March 2020 11:22 AM

Digital gaming and esports are growing rapidly with an increasing following in this billion-dollar industry.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

cape-town-cycle-tour-2020jpg

[WATCH] Thousands of cyclists on the road during CT Cycle Tour 2020

8 March 2020 9:06 AM

The 42nd Cape Town Cycle Tour got underway in the Mother City's Grand Parade precinct.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Cape Town Cycle Tour

CT Cycle Tour update: Coronavirus protocols, introduction of e-bikes

5 March 2020 6:22 PM

Tour director David Bellairs says protocols are in place at both the Expo and on the route, 9 entrants from Italy have withdrawn.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ocean-view-ladies-cycling-squadjfif

Near perfect cycling weather expected for Sunday’s 2020 Cape Town Cycle Tour

5 March 2020 12:21 PM

The weather gods seem to be smiling on the 2020 Cape Town Cycle Tour, the world's largest individually timed cycle race.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

170313cycletourjpg

Everybody say Hoopla! - Cycle Tour hero explains story behind iconic race signal

5 March 2020 11:52 AM

The Cape Town Cycle Tour's “hoopla” man shares the origins of the phrase which gets cyclists going on race day.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ocean-view-ladies-cycling-squadjfif

Meet the determined Ocean View tannies who are taking on the CT Cycle Tour 2020

4 March 2020 1:50 PM

Just months after being formed, nine members of the Ocean View Ladies Cycle Squad will participate in the Cycle Tour this weekend.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward