War of Words Erupt Between Springbok and All Black Coaches

As the tension are mounting for the upcoming clash between the Springboks and the All Blacks on Saturday, a war of words has erupted between Steve Hansen and Rassie Erasmus.   Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus said that referees had so much respect for the All Blacks, the three-times world champions, that 50-50 decisions often fell in their favour. His message to the French whistleblower came just two days after his assistant coach Mzwandile Stick appealed for “equal treatment” from Garces, and three days ahead of Saturday’s showdown in Yokohama, the…

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Shocking Statistic: – The Springboks have only won 31% of their tests under Jerome Garces

It seems the officials could be a big factor on Saturday. According to a report by Sport24, Saturday’s match will be Garces’ 53rd Test – and the 14th he’s been in charge of the Springboks. In the 13 Tests to date, the Springboks have only won four. That’s a 31% win record for the Springboks when Garces takes the whistle.   Think that’s bad?   Try the Springboks’ current zero wins from five Tests against the All Blacks with Garces in charge.   Think THAT’S bad?   Garces was the…

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