Lynne Cantwell and Rassie Erasmus. (Photo by Ashley Vlotman/Gallo Images)
- SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has highlighted the importance the organisation will be placing on women’s rugby this year.
- Erasmus said high-performance manager Lynne Cantwell has spearheaded a change in mindset on the approach to the women’s side of the game.
- He said money and resources remain a challenge, but plans won’t be affected.
SA Rugby has decided to intensify efforts to grow – and keep relevant – women’s rugby in the country, according to director of rugby Rassie Erasmus and women’s high-performance manager Lynne Cantwell.
This will happen on a number of facets at administrative, operational and financial level.
Erasmus said the first mistake they made in running the women’s side of rugby is simply replicating the men’s side programme and it is something that cost them dearly, which is why getting the services of Cantwell was important, sayi
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