PARIS – South Africa’s eyes are firmly set on the World Cup semi-final against England, Bok director of rugby Rassie Erasmus insisted Tuesday, saying that to think ahead to a potential final against New Zealand was disrespectful.
The Springboks edged France 29-28 in the quarter-finals to install themselves as firm favourites to get through to the October 28 final, with the All Blacks taking on Argentina in the first semi-final on Friday.
“Talk about the All Blacks will be disrespectful to England because they’re a massive speedbump for us to get over,” said Erasmus, who coached the Boks to glory in Japan four years ago before taking up his cur
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