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Rugby star Elton Jantjies is booted out of the Bok squad after months of being mired in scandal

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Springbok team dietician Zeenat Simjee (left) and flyhalf Elton Jantjies were sent home from Argentina ahead of a Rugby Championship Test after news broke of their alleged affair. His wife Iva (right) says he denied everything. (PHOTO: Instagram/ EltonJantjiesExtra/ Supplied)
Springbok team dietician Zeenat Simjee (left) and flyhalf Elton Jantjies were sent home from Argentina ahead of a Rugby Championship Test after news broke of their alleged affair. His wife Iva (right) says he denied everything. (PHOTO: Instagram/ EltonJantjiesExtra/ Supplied)

She insists she was with her family when their alleged hotel tryst was supposed to have taken place. He maintains he didn’t cheat on his wife but admits he “didn’t do the Springbok jersey proud”. 

Meanwhile, his wife finds it only too easy to believe he’d taken this “family friend” to his guesthouse room for something other than professional conversation. 

Accusations, allegations and recriminations have flowed thick and fast since a Sunday newspaper reported rugby star Elton Jantjies had a steamy affair with Springbok team dietician Zeenat Simjee. 

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