There’s no doubt he knows what the biggest threats to the turnaround efforts are, but remains captured by party dogma, writes Pieter du Toit.
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Rugby chiefs signalled the start of the race for ranking points, announcing the draw for the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France would take place in November 2020.
South African Rugby is set for a R330m windfall from the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France.
Rugby Africa president Abdelaziz Bougja will not confirm that his organisation voted for France to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Bernard Laporte twice fell short in coaching France to victory in the RWC but he has delivered his country the right to host the sport's most prestigious tournament.
As SA wakes up to the realisation they won't be hosting the 2023 RWC, the news that Rugby Africa's votes went to eventual winners, France, hurts.
New Zealand Rugby boss Steve Tew has defended a shock decision to stage the 2023 RWC in France.
Gert Oosthuizen, deputy sports minister, was gracious in defeat as France won the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup from the more fancied South Africa.
Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky has lambasted World Rugby after France was named as the host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
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Former Springbok captain Corne Krige was "very sad" that South Africa lost out to France as the host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Planning for Rugby World Cup 2023 is set to begin with scheduled meetings between World Rugby and the French Rugby Federation.
The bidding process for the RWC is expected to be overhauled in the wake of France's shock victory over South Africa and Ireland to host the 2023 tournament.
Former Springbok wing James Small was left gobsmacked by the decision to award France the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Former Springbok wing Chester Williams has expressed his sadness at South Africa losing out on the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
France don't deserve to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup argues Dhirshan Gobind, but neither do South Africa nor Ireland...
Attacks by bid rivals France and Ireland cost South Africa as they lost out to France to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, said disgruntled SA rugby supremo Mark Alexander.
France's stunning upset of South Africa to secure the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup reflects the country's liking for a fight.
France has won the right to stage the 2023 World Cup after topping a poll of World Rugby Council members in London.
Pre-vote favourites South Africa complained that the bidding process to host the 2023 World Cup had gone "opaque" over the last two weeks as it lost out to France.
This is what chief writer Rob Houwing had prepared to offer in not unreasonable expectation – now sensationally scuppered -- of SA landing RWC 2023
Cape TownMass Staffing ProjectsR300 000.00 - R400 000.00 Per Year
Western CapeIsilumko Staffing (CPT)R4 500.00 - R5 000.00 Per Month
Cape TownCertified Master Auditors (South Africa) Inc.R5 000.00 - R15 000.00 Per Month
R 16 000 000
R 4 395 000
R 8 500 000
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