President Mark Alexander says there are no hard feelings between SA Rugby and former Bok coach Allister Coetzee.
Coetzee reportedly accepted a settlement agreement of R1.8-million from SA Rugby to vacate his position as Springbok coach last week, but not before sending a scathing email in which he blamed his former bosses for his failed tenure in charge of the national team.
Yet despite Coetzee’s email, which suggested a complete breakdown of trust between him and members of the SA Rugby executive, Alexander says that they parted ways amicably.
‘No one at SA Rugby is antagonistic towards Allister. If any prospective employers contact us, we’ll give him a good reference,’ Alexander told Netwerk24. ‘At SA Rugby, we never give negative feedback about former Springbok coaches.’
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