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# Rassie

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Rassie Erasmus releases explosive hour-long criticism of refereeing
The SA Rugby director of rugby has picked apart Nic Berry’s performance in the first Test.
'It looked reckless' - Lions boss Gatland questions De Klerk's tackle
The Lions boss felt there was head contact in the hit.
Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final
Rassie left Ireland to bring South Africa back to the top of the game. Warren Gatland and Wales stood between them and the World Cup final.
'I know the Irish so well. I'll be nervous if we play them' - Erasmus
Having watched his Springboks side make light work of Canada in Kobe, the South Africa coach was quizzed on his preferred quarter-final opponents.
'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'
There is a strong chance that the Springboks and Ireland will meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.
Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory
Hooker Mbongeni Mbonami scored at the death to cap an enthralling closing act.
Cheika keeps faith in Beale as Hooper returns to face 'Boks
Rassie Erasmus has also tweaked his team after beating New Zealand last time out.
Defeating the All Blacks the pinnacle of Erasmus' coaching career
What a moment for the former Munster director of rugby.
Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk
The 45-year-old says he will not be leaving his role as South Africa head coach to take over the Bulls.
Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak
It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.
Rassie Erasmus names first black captain of the Springboks
However, the Springbok coach admits: ‘we are trying to fix all the wrong things that we did in the past’.
Erasmus and Nienaber officially bid farewell to Munster
Johann van Graan will take over as head coach in the southern province next week.
Munster aiming to finish Erasmus reign on a high, says Jean Kleyn
Munster face the Dragons in Cork on Friday.
'It's nobody’s fault': Rassie sees no sign of bitterness from Zebo after Ireland omission
‘I don’t think there are any hard feelings, I think Zeebs is pretty level-headed about it.’
'I'm going to miss it a lot': Van Graan arrival draws exit closer for Erasmus
The South African cut an emotional figure when asked about what he would miss about Munster.
Rassie: Master of all trades Van Graan well used to pressure situations
The outgoing Munster boss believes his replacement has the work ethic to make up for any lack of experience.
Erasmus asked South Africa not to involve him in Van Graan tug-of-war
The South African insists he is not in a conflicted position as Munster move to take the Springboks’ highly-regarded forwards coach.
'New Zealand did everything they possibly could to get Joe Schmidt back'
David Nucifora says ‘there was a lot of pressure’ from New Zealand in an effort to tempt Ireland’s head coach away last year.
Nucifora and Munster hoping to name Rassie replacement 'in the coming weeks'
The IRFU performance director sounds like he has found his candidate.
Disastrous night for 14-man Munster as Warriors run riot in bonus-point win
The home side dominated from the off and put up a big win in Glasgow.
Freedom breeding confidence for Munster's Sweetnam
The wing is looking sharp again after making giant leaps forward last term.
Rassie: Felix Jones has already taken over a lot of my coaching duties
‘This is the easy part,’ says CJ Stander, representing a squad who truly know what it means to lose a coach and a mentor.
'There must be some supporters that really don’t like me now'
Rassie Erasmus has spoken about his departure from Munster at this morning’s Pro14 launch in Dublin.
Munster confirm that Rassie and Nienaber will leave the province in December
The SARU have been keeping a close eye on Erasmus’ successful season in Ireland.
Springboks close in on series sweep against France to ease pressure on under-fire coaches
Allister Coetzee’s nightmare first year in charge prompted the SARU’s interest in Rassie Erasmus.
Munster players more than ready to 'evolve' as attacking flair triumphs in Pro12 again
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
The Munster director of rugby is looking at the positives after a whirlwind season.
Munster v Scarlets, Pro12 Final
We went to the Aviva Stadium as Munster tried to claim their first silverware since 2011.
'Everybody looks fit,' says Rassie as Munster wind up for final push
The South African has no new injury concerns as he looks forward to a return to the Aviva Stadium to face Scarlets.
Quinlan: Munster will never forget Rassie for delivering fantastic campaign in a traumatic season
The South African director of rugby has pushed his team to excel in impossible circumstances since Anthony Foley’s death.
'They've been under a cloud of pressure': Rassie pleased for players after topping table
The South African was also happy to see Conor Murray in ‘solid’ form on his return from injury.
Conor Murray back on the bench as Connacht end Pro12 reign in Munster
It’s the last round of the regular season tomorrow, but both teams have big matches to look forward to on 20 May.
'We want silverware so badly': Munster determined to take Pro12 honours
‘We have to be harsh on ourselves today and say they were the better team and we’ve got to go again.’
'It's hugely reassuring that Rassie's staying' -- Scannell
Munster’s director of rugby has told his players that he is staying despite interest back home.
Deysel injection for Munster, but Murray still missing for Glasgow clash
The Springbok will start in the back row of a much-changed Munster line-up.
'I didn't want to be guided by other people's perceptions' - Munster's Erasmus
The Munster director of rugby is facing into his first European knock-out clash this weekend.
'I am definitely not in the mix': Rassie commits to Munster despite Springbok struggles
The pressure is on Allister Coetzee after a disastrous 2016, but the Munster boss says he is staying put.
Rassie and Munster top of the table, but far from happy
‘We got lucky at the end,’ said the South African after another hard grind.
'It was a good grind': Rassie satisfied with 2nd seed and Munster's steep upward curve
The South African’s team continue to show a hunger to work their way through problematic matches.
Racing deliver a stern test, but Munster grind their way to home quarter-final
Ian Keatley’s late try ensured Munster are second only to Clermont after the Champions Cup pool stage.