SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus.
- Rassie Erasmus is set to replace Jacques Nienaber as head coach of the Springboks.
- Erasmus operated in that role in 2018 and 2019 before moving into the Director of Rugby role.
- Nienaber, meanwhile, is off to Ireland to join Leinster.
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Rassie Erasmus will return as coach of the world champion Springboks, a high-ranking South African Rugby Union (SARU) official told AFP on Sunday.
The South African director of rugby succeeds head coach Jacques Nienaber, who announced several months ago that he would quit after the World Cup and join Irish side Leinster.
A high-ranking official within SA Rugby who wished to remain anonymous, told AFP: “I can confirm that Rassie Erasmus will combine his duties as director of rugby with that of Springbok coach.”
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