Former Springboks Jean de Villiers and Schalk Burger say Swys de Bruin’s shock departure from the Bok camp should be seen as an opportunity. DYLAN JACK reports.
Swys de Bruin has stepped down from his position as the Springboks’ attack consultant a month before the World Cup.
Lions coach Swys de Bruin has explained the decision to drop flyhalf and vice-captain Elton Jantjies before the match against the Stormers at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Swys de Bruin says the Lions’ stunning 38-29 victory over the Highlanders at Ellis Park is a timely confidence booster ahead of their upcoming derby matches.
Swys de Bruin has explained that the scheduling of the Lions’ match against the Chiefs on Good Friday was one of the reasons he left the team’s tour of Australasia early.
Coach Swys de Bruin opens up about his stress-related illness that saw him leave the Lions in the middle of their tour of New Zealand last month.
Swys de Bruin will resume his duties as head coach of the Lions on Monday after leaving his post as a result of ‘medical’ concerns last month.
Swys de Bruin insists there was nothing untoward about him leaving the Lions’ tour of Australasia early.
Against a backdrop of serious off-field issues, the Lions’ thrilling win over the Chiefs on Friday is a remarkable feat, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Lions have confirmed that coach Swys de Bruin has returned to South Africa for ‘personal reasons’.