Who would want to be a Springbok coach
WHO would want to be a Springbok coach? A week before his team takes on its most formidable challenge — consecutive away games against Australia and New Zealand — five members of Heyneke Meyer’s squad disappear to France for the weekend.
That means no rest period; an additional punishing long-haul flight; and four days subtracted from an already very tight preparation schedule.
On top of all that, Meyer must live with the fear that he might lose them altogether through injury. This, after he had already had to take into account the ravages wrought by the extended Super Rugby campaign.
Unfortunately there is only one way to remedy this situation as it stands
DON’T PICK OVERSEAS PLAYERS ……. end of sermon