Rassie Erasmus has reiterated that he did not leak the controversial video during the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour that sparked the ire of World Rugby and led to his suspension.
In a wide-ranging interview looking back on the 2021 Lions series, Rassie Erasmus has opened up on the struggle to get people to believe in Springbok captain Siya Kolisi.
Australian referee Nic Berry, a central figure in the controversial ‘Rassiegate’ saga, has been named as the winner of the 2021 Roger Vanderfield Referee of the Year award.
Australian referee Nic Berry says he and his family have “endured a significant amount of distress” due to Rassie Erasmus’ actions during the series between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions.
Rassie Erasmus need not wonder whether he has the backing of the South African rugby community as they have expressed their unwavering support for the embattled SA Rugby director of rugby.
A man with more plans than an architect, the willingness of Rassie Erasmus to sacrifice himself in what many view as a brave tirade against hapless World Rugby can’t be taken at face value, according to ZELIM NEL.
Put the pin back in your grenade and read why Australian referee Nic Berry did an outstanding job of handling the blockbuster first Test between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions, according to ZELIM NEL.
Romain Poite, Nic Berry and Paul Williams will referee the Springbok matches in the shortened Rugby Championship this year.