OPINION | Passive SA Rugby has no explaining to do in Sanzaar's glass house

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SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux talks to the media after France was announced as the host nation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup at Royal Garden Hotel in London on 15 November 2017 (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux talks to the media after France was announced as the host nation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup at Royal Garden Hotel in London on 15 November 2017 (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Bryn Lennon

The sense of relief is palpable.

The Springboks aren't going to needlessly tarnish their World Cup-winning legacy by going into the Rugby Championship as uncooked as a piece of chicken put on the grill for two minutes and then yanked off.

But there's something I need to get off my chest from the outset: the suits at SA Rugby, at least on paper, are better people than I am.

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