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#Rassie

# rassie - Sunday 27 October, 2019

As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final From The42
Live Oct 27th 2019, 8:07 AM

As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final

# rassie - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus
# Rassie
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# Rassie

'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus

Oct 8th 2019, 5:23 PM 13,604 Views 20 Comments

Having watched his Springboks side make light work of Canada in Kobe, the South Africa coach was quizzed on his preferred quarter-final opponents.

# rassie - Saturday 21 September, 2019

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'
# Rassie
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# Rassie

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'

Sep 21st 2019, 2:18 PM 12,282 Views 24 Comments

There is a strong chance that the Springboks and Ireland will meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.

# rassie - Saturday 10 November, 2018

Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory
# The Rassie-lution
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# The Rassie-lution

Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory

Nov 10th 2018, 10:16 PM 15,043 Views 8 Comments

Hooker Mbongeni Mbonami scored at the death to cap an enthralling closing act.

# rassie - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cheika keeps faith in Beale as Hooper returns to face 'Boks
# Green And Gold
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# Green And Gold

Cheika keeps faith in Beale as Hooper returns to face 'Boks

Sep 27th 2018, 5:27 PM 4,956 Views 2 Comments

Rassie Erasmus has also tweaked his team after beating New Zealand last time out.

# rassie - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Defeating the All Blacks the pinnacle of Erasmus' coaching career
# Rassie
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# Rassie

Defeating the All Blacks the pinnacle of Erasmus' coaching career

Sep 15th 2018, 1:42 PM 13,226 Views 15 Comments

What a moment for the former Munster director of rugby.

# rassie - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk
# Rassie
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# Rassie

Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk

Sep 2nd 2018, 2:29 PM 12,900 Views 13 Comments

The 45-year-old says he will not be leaving his role as South Africa head coach to take over the Bulls.

# rassie - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak
# Boks Are Back
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# Boks Are Back

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

Jun 9th 2018, 6:18 PM 16,025 Views 24 Comments

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

# rassie - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Rassie Erasmus names first black captain of the Springboks
# Groundbreaker
From The42
# Groundbreaker

Rassie Erasmus names first black captain of the Springboks

May 29th 2018, 9:30 PM 33,330 Views 23 Comments

However, the Springbok coach admits: ‘we are trying to fix all the wrong things that we did in the past’.

# rassie - Monday 13 November, 2017

Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster
# And They're Off
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# And They're Off

Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster

Updated Nov 13th 2017, 8:33 PM 10,666 Views 10 Comments

Johann van Graan will take over as head coach in the southern province next week.

# rassie - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Munster aiming to finish Erasmus reign on a high, says Jean Kleyn
# Mean Jean
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# Mean Jean

Munster aiming to finish Erasmus reign on a high, says Jean Kleyn

Nov 1st 2017, 7:30 AM 6,243 Views 22 Comments

Munster face the Dragons in Cork on Friday.

# rassie - Friday 27 October, 2017

'It's nobody’s fault': Rassie sees no sign of bitterness from Zebo after Ireland omission
# Inter-pro
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# Inter-pro

'It's nobody’s fault': Rassie sees no sign of bitterness from Zebo after Ireland omission

Oct 27th 2017, 10:52 PM 9,117 Views 20 Comments

‘I don’t think there are any hard feelings, I think Zeebs is pretty level-headed about it.’

# rassie - Monday 23 October, 2017

'I'm going to miss it a lot': Van Graan arrival draws exit closer for Erasmus
# Handover
From The42
# Handover

'I'm going to miss it a lot': Van Graan arrival draws exit closer for Erasmus

Oct 23rd 2017, 8:10 AM 18,687 Views 0 Comments

The South African cut an emotional figure when asked about what he would miss about Munster.

# rassie - Monday 16 October, 2017

Rassie: Master of all trades Van Graan well used to pressure situations
# Johann Of All Trades
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# Johann Of All Trades

Rassie: Master of all trades Van Graan well used to pressure situations

Oct 16th 2017, 1:31 AM 4,627 Views 5 Comments

The outgoing Munster boss believes his replacement has the work ethic to make up for any lack of experience.

# rassie - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Erasmus asked South Africa not to involve him in Van Graan tug-of-war
# Munster
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# Munster

Erasmus asked South Africa not to involve him in Van Graan tug-of-war

Oct 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 7,479 Views 13 Comments

The South African insists he is not in a conflicted position as Munster move to take the Springboks’ highly-regarded forwards coach.

# rassie - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'New Zealand did everything they possibly could to get Joe Schmidt back'
# Home Comforts
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# Home Comforts

'New Zealand did everything they possibly could to get Joe Schmidt back'

Sep 27th 2017, 9:00 AM 30,346 Views 24 Comments

David Nucifora says ‘there was a lot of pressure’ from New Zealand in an effort to tempt Ireland’s head coach away last year.

# rassie - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

Nucifora and Munster hoping to name Rassie replacement 'in the coming weeks'
# Final Interview
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# Final Interview

Nucifora and Munster hoping to name Rassie replacement 'in the coming weeks'

Sep 26th 2017, 3:11 PM 7,726 Views 13 Comments

The IRFU performance director sounds like he has found his candidate.

# rassie - Friday 22 September, 2017

Disastrous night for 14-man Munster as Warriors run riot in bonus-point win
# Tough Trip
From The42
# Tough Trip

Disastrous night for 14-man Munster as Warriors run riot in bonus-point win

Sep 22nd 2017, 9:50 PM 17,688 Views 36 Comments

The home side dominated from the off and put up a big win in Glasgow.

# rassie - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

Freedom breeding confidence for Munster's Sweetnam
# Try And Try Again
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# Try And Try Again

Freedom breeding confidence for Munster's Sweetnam

Sep 20th 2017, 6:15 AM 9,675 Views 12 Comments

The wing is looking sharp again after making giant leaps forward last term.

# rassie - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Rassie: Felix Jones has already taken over a lot of my coaching duties
# Succession
From The42
# Succession

Rassie: Felix Jones has already taken over a lot of my coaching duties

Aug 24th 2017, 1:00 AM 8,261 Views 18 Comments

‘This is the easy part,’ says CJ Stander, representing a squad who truly know what it means to lose a coach and a mentor.

# rassie - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

'There must be some supporters that really don’t like me now'
# Rassie
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# Rassie

'There must be some supporters that really don’t like me now'

Aug 23rd 2017, 11:57 AM 26,745 Views 21 Comments

Rassie Erasmus has spoken about his departure from Munster at this morning’s Pro14 launch in Dublin.

# rassie - Friday 30 June, 2017

Munster confirm that Rassie and Nienaber will leave the province in December
# Short And Sweet
From The42
# Short And Sweet

Munster confirm that Rassie and Nienaber will leave the province in December

Jun 30th 2017, 10:39 AM 36,529 Views 91 Comments

The SARU have been keeping a close eye on Erasmus’ successful season in Ireland.

# rassie - Friday 23 June, 2017

Springboks close in on series sweep against France to ease pressure on under-fire coaches
# Coetzee Armour
From The42
# Coetzee Armour

Springboks close in on series sweep against France to ease pressure on under-fire coaches

Jun 23rd 2017, 4:42 PM 5,915 Views 4 Comments

Allister Coetzee’s nightmare first year in charge prompted the SARU’s interest in Rassie Erasmus.

# rassie - Monday 29 May, 2017

Munster players more than ready to 'evolve' as attacking flair triumphs in Pro12 again
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Munster players more than ready to 'evolve' as attacking flair triumphs in Pro12 again

May 29th 2017, 9:50 AM 7,209 Views 1 Comment

Simon Zebo wants a change of mind-set in the way his side attack after seeing Scarlets have ‘the balls’ to run from deep.

'We were a write-off when we started' - Erasmus remains proud of Munster
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# Rassie

'We were a write-off when we started' - Erasmus remains proud of Munster

May 29th 2017, 8:04 AM 14,905 Views 4 Comments

The Munster director of rugby is looking at the positives after a whirlwind season.

# rassie - Saturday 27 May, 2017

As it happened: Munster v Scarlets, Pro12 Final From The42
Live May 27th 2017, 5:20 PM

As it happened: Munster v Scarlets, Pro12 Final

# rassie - Monday 22 May, 2017

'Everybody looks fit,' says Rassie as Munster wind up for final push
# Red Alert
From The42
# Red Alert

'Everybody looks fit,' says Rassie as Munster wind up for final push

May 22nd 2017, 1:57 PM 3,724 Views 2 Comments

The South African has no new injury concerns as he looks forward to a return to the Aviva Stadium to face Scarlets.

# rassie - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Quinlan: Munster will never forget Rassie for delivering fantastic campaign in a traumatic season
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

Quinlan: Munster will never forget Rassie for delivering fantastic campaign in a traumatic season

May 20th 2017, 6:25 AM 8,076 Views 2 Comments

The South African director of rugby has pushed his team to excel in impossible circumstances since Anthony Foley’s death.

# rassie - Saturday 6 May, 2017

'They've been under a cloud of pressure': Rassie pleased for players after topping table
# The 1 Seed
From The42
# The 1 Seed

'They've been under a cloud of pressure': Rassie pleased for players after topping table

May 6th 2017, 9:07 PM 9,193 Views 3 Comments

The South African was also happy to see Conor Murray in ‘solid’ form on his return from injury.

# rassie - Friday 5 May, 2017

Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster
# Team-sheets
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# Team-sheets

Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster

May 5th 2017, 12:11 PM 7,135 Views 6 Comments

It’s the last round of the regular season tomorrow, but both teams have big matches to look forward to on 20 May.

# rassie - Monday 24 April, 2017

'We want silverware so badly': Munster determined to take Pro12 honours
# Bruised
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# Bruised

'We want silverware so badly': Munster determined to take Pro12 honours

Apr 24th 2017, 6:14 AM 5,931 Views 15 Comments

‘We have to be harsh on ourselves today and say they were the better team and we’ve got to go again.’

# rassie - Saturday 22 April, 2017

'It's hugely reassuring that Rassie's staying' -- Scannell
# Continuity
From The42
# Continuity

'It's hugely reassuring that Rassie's staying' -- Scannell

Apr 22nd 2017, 7:25 PM 25,215 Views 19 Comments

Munster’s director of rugby has told his players that he is staying despite interest back home.

# rassie - Friday 7 April, 2017

Deysel injection for Munster, but Murray still missing for Glasgow clash
# Round 4
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# Round 4

Deysel injection for Munster, but Murray still missing for Glasgow clash

Apr 7th 2017, 12:20 PM 11,633 Views 20 Comments

The Springbok will start in the back row of a much-changed Munster line-up.

# rassie - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'I didn't want to be guided by other people's perceptions' - Munster's Erasmus
# Rassie
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# Rassie

'I didn't want to be guided by other people's perceptions' - Munster's Erasmus

Mar 28th 2017, 7:12 PM 11,003 Views 11 Comments

The Munster director of rugby is facing into his first European knock-out clash this weekend.

# rassie - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'I am definitely not in the mix': Rassie commits to Munster despite Springbok struggles
# SUAF
From The42
# SUAF

'I am definitely not in the mix': Rassie commits to Munster despite Springbok struggles

Feb 7th 2017, 1:47 AM 6,080 Views 8 Comments

The pressure is on Allister Coetzee after a disastrous 2016, but the Munster boss says he is staying put.

# rassie - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Rassie and Munster top of the table, but far from happy
# Pro12
From The42
# Pro12

Rassie and Munster top of the table, but far from happy

Feb 4th 2017, 11:23 AM 7,100 Views 6 Comments

‘We got lucky at the end,’ said the South African after another hard grind.

# rassie - Sunday 22 January, 2017

'It was a good grind': Rassie satisfied with 2nd seed and Munster's steep upward curve
# Fortress
From The42
# Fortress

'It was a good grind': Rassie satisfied with 2nd seed and Munster's steep upward curve

Jan 22nd 2017, 12:51 PM 7,692 Views 12 Comments

The South African’s team continue to show a hunger to work their way through problematic matches.

# rassie - Saturday 21 January, 2017

Racing deliver a stern test, but Munster grind their way to home quarter-final
# 2 Seed
From The42
# 2 Seed

Racing deliver a stern test, but Munster grind their way to home quarter-final

Jan 21st 2017, 7:28 PM 29,037 Views 61 Comments

Ian Keatley’s late try ensured Munster are second only to Clermont after the Champions Cup pool stage.

# rassie - Saturday 7 January, 2017

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup From The42
Live Jan 7th 2017, 4:29 PM

As it happened: Racing 92 v Munster, Champions Cup

# rassie - Monday 2 January, 2017

Rassie ready for 'emotional week' as Munster turn thoughts back to Racing in Paris
# Axel
From The42
# Axel

Rassie ready for 'emotional week' as Munster turn thoughts back to Racing in Paris

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:00 AM 15,978 Views 6 Comments

Anthony Foley is never far from Munster’s thoughts, and this week will provide more painful reminders.

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