Coach Neil Powell’s imminent exit and a lack of experienced players in the current Blitzboks squad are contributing to their underperformance this season, according to Powell’s predecessor Paul Treu.
Paul Treu has been accused of meddling in Western Province team affairs.
Gert Smal is set to vacate his position as Western Province director of rugby three months before his contract ends.
WPRFU president Zelt Marais says Paul Treu was never in line to replace Gert Smal as director of rugby.
WP Rugby has informed its players that it is not planning to replace director of rugby Gert Smal with either Paul Treu or Peter de Villiers.
The Stormers players deserve better than being subjected to constant rumours and reports of power struggles and infighting, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The WPRFU’s executive committee overruled the WP Rugby board’s decision to implement an exit strategy for Paul Treu.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says the players have made a conscious decision to put off-field matters aside and focus solely on the rugby. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Stormers players met with WP Rugby officials on Monday to discuss the coaching controversy involving Paul Treu.
DHL has reportedly given WPRFU officials an ultimatum that they remove Paul Treu from the system or it may pull out as a sponsor.