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Do Springboks need a new coach with a fresh mandate?

In his Considered View, Stephen Grootes asks if the Springboks need a new coach who will be given a new mandate, and if transformation needs to feature high on that coach's priorities.

The Springboks lost to Japan on Saturday in a match many people expected to be an easy win. Since the shock defeat, there have been calls for the Springbok coach, Heyneke Meyer, to resign.


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