This from sarugbymag.co.za
Jake White says Allister Coetzee was at a disadvantage right from the start of his tenure as Springbok coach.
In his latest column for AllOutRugby, the 2007 World Cup-winning coach wrote that it is impossible for a Bok coach to be successful if there isn’t a level playing field.
‘Allister Coetzee should have raised his objections when he got the Springbok job – his claims would have had much more credibility if he’d voiced them at the beginning of his term instead of at the end. Having said that, I do believe he got the raw end of the deal.
‘I think that his love for the Boks and his desire to coach the national team probably clouded his reaction to the parameters he’d have to work in and, instead of saying it can’t be done, he overlooked the impact of those restrictions.
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