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RASSIE ERASMUS

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus ahead of a game against Ireland in Dublin in November 2022
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Nov 6, 2023
Erasmus to coach South Africa at start of new World Cup cycle
After lifting the World Cup as coach four years ago, Erasmus took the reins as South Africa’s director of rugby.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 31, 2019
Jamie Joseph and Brave Blossoms among nominees for World Rugby awards
Jamie Joseph and his Japan squad have been nominated for World Rugby awards in an elite field that includes the best teams and coaches in the game.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 31, 2019
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus say he's stepping down after RWC final
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus confirmed Thursday he is stepping down from his role after the Rugby World Cup final.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 30, 2019
Springboks keeping eyes on prize ahead of RWC final
South Africa's Rugby World Cup players know how much lifting the trophy for a third time on Saturday would mean to their country — but they are looking no further than final opponent England.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 28, 2019
Triumphant Springboks carrying national pride into Rugby World Cup final
South Africa's Rugby World Cup players are hoping an "inspirational" groundswell of support back home can help them lift the Webb Ellis Cup for a third time this coming Saturday, after booking their place in the final on Sunday with a nerve-shredding win over Wales.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 23, 2019
Wales hopes to reach first final by matching Springboks' physicality
Wales hooker Ken Owens says his team is ready to stand up to South Africa's physical might and fight fire with fire when the two teams meet in Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 18, 2019
South Africa bids to oust 'likable' host Japan from its Rugby World Cup
South Africa will have to shelve its affection for Japan and Japanese fans to spoil the hosts' party in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, according to Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus.
Japan Times
Rugby
Oct 17, 2019
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus names squad for RWC quarterfinal against Japan
South Africa's Cheslin Kolbe has returned from an ankle injury to be named to the starting side for Sunday's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal against Japan.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 20, 2019
All Blacks and Springboks set for titanic clash at Rugby World Cup
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen is confident his team has what it takes to win an unprecedented third straight Rugby World Cup title, but for the moment he is looking no further than Saturday's monumental opening clash against archrival South Africa.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 15, 2019
Brave Blossoms insist loss to Springboks was great preparation for RWC
Japan will head into the Rugby World Cup on the back of a big loss to South Africa, but the Brave Blossoms insisted Sunday that their 41-7 Sept. 6 defeat was the ideal way to prepare for the journey ahead.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 13, 2019
Rassie Erasmus backs Springboks' early arrival in Japan as a success
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus feels vindicated in his side's early arrival in Japan for the Rugby World Cup, even though it will mean its stay in the country will stretch to nine weeks if it makes the Nov. 2 final.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 6, 2019
South Africa jumps out to early lead, manhandling Japan in pre-Rugby World Cup match
Japan failed to claim another famous win over South Africa on Friday as the 2019 Rugby World Cup host lost 41-7 to the Springboks in its final warmup match before the tournament begins later this month.
Japan Times
Rugby
Sep 5, 2019
Japan, South Africa ready for rematch of 2015 Rugby World Cup epic
Much has been said about Japan looking to prove miracles can happen twice when it takes on South Africa on Friday night at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium.
Japan Times
Rugby
Aug 16, 2019
SA Rugby chief Mark Alexander says no transformation pressure on Springboks coach
South African Rugby Union president Mark Alexander has praised Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus for exceeding the organization's targets, adding there will be no additional pressure on him when he selects his 31-man Rugby World Cup squad on Aug. 26.

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