Sure, we’re in the pink – now to make it a long purple patch

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Sure, we’re in the pink – now to make it a long purple patch

Bok coach Rassie Erasmus and his trusty lieutenant, defence coach Jacques Nienaber, need to ramp it up

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Former Springbok Rugby World Cup-winning coach Kitch Christie likened the part he played in the team’s 1995 triumph to an ambulance job.

Rassie Erasmus also accepted the Springbok job with the team prone, but in less than two years he plotted the Springboks’ glorious path to a third World Cup in Japan.

The Springboks are on top of the rugby world again after picking England apart in a performance marked by its power and precision. Winning 32-12 was the crowning glory for a master plan Erasmus started hatching almost two years ago...

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