Former Springbok captain Corne Krige says there are several reasons behind the concerning state of South African Rugby.
He says the main drawback, however, is that the sport is financed and backed by the wrong people.
There's a lot going on but I think that the biggest problem is that the structures of SA Rugby are wrong.— Corne Krige, former Springbok captain Corne Krige
SA Rugby's decision to make franchises available at 75% shareholding is a step in the right direction, says Krige.
He's adamant that the success of rugby needs to achieved both off and on the field.
When businessmen get involved and its all about money, they'll put the right people in place and not have amateurs running multi-million rand business.— Corne Krige, former Springbok captain Corne Krige
Take a listen to the former Bok discuss all the factors here:
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Former Bok captain Corne Krige says the business of SA Rugby is hurting the game