Nick Mallett told SuperSport management that he did not want to work with Ashwin Willemse long before the latter walked out during a live TV broadcast.
The reaction to the Ashwin Willemse incident was an indictment on all of us, writes SIMNIKIWE XABANISA in SA Rugby magazine.
At least four black SuperSport presenters have accused management of racism in a letter sent to the company.
Saturday’s match between the Springboks and England will reportedly be the last Test to be played at Newlands.
Nick Mallett and Naas Botha will resume their studio duties in due course after it was found that there was no underlying racism that led to the on-air incident involving Ashwin Willemse on 19 May.
Ashwin Willemse will approach the Equality Court to deal with the ongoing fallout of his walkout during a live SuperSport broadcast on 19 May.
Ashwin Willemse insists his SuperSport studio walk-off was based on the belief that the incident involving Nick Mallett and Naas Botha was rooted in racism.
Rassie Erasmus has made five changes to the Springbok starting XV for the third Test against England at Newlands on Saturday.
What we learned from this past weekend’s Test matches involving the Boks, All Blacks and Wallabies, according to CRAIG LEWIS.
Cosatu has accused Nick Mallett of racism and will boycott SuperSport as the fallout from Ashwin Willemse’s walkout during a live broadcast continues.