Rugby Writer Mark Keohane says the appointment of Rassie Erasmus as the new Springbok coach is a rational and wise decision.
Erasmus will succeed Allister Coetzee for the next six years, right up until the conclusion of the 2023 World Cup in France.
He will serve a dual role as director of rugby and Springbok coach, explains Keohane.
Keohane believes Erasmus' primary focuses will be to win Test matches.
He says the new Bok coach is very clear about his choices for the starting lineup and his transformation targets.
It's very expected, I think it's the most rational decision.— Mark Keohane, Rugby Writer
This way the cover the basis on both sides, they got the National Director of rugby. They don't have to employ to people.— Mark Keohane, Rugby Writer
His primary focus is that they've got to win the England series.— Mark Keohane, Rugby Writer
Take a listen to Keohane reflect on the impact the appointment will have on the Boks:
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