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South Africa WITHDRAW their attraction towards Rassie Erasmus’ ban for criticising referee

South Africa WITHDRAW their attraction towards Rassie Erasmus’ ban for hour-long video criticising referee Nic Berry through the Lions tour – and the Springboks chief welcomes the information with a beer and a shot!

  • Rassie Erasmus banned from rugby for two months and 10 months from matchdays
  • The South Africa director of rugby launched an hour-long video criticising referee Nic Berry after their first-Take a look at defeat by the Lions in the summertime
  • South Africa have withdrawn their attraction and apologised to Berry
  • Erasmus shared movies of him ingesting at dwelling because the information was introduced 


Rassie Erasmus formally withdrew his attraction difficult the ban he was handed for criticising referees through the Lions sequence – as he drank beer and pictures.

Initially Erasmus, the South African director of rugby, and his union, didn’t settle for his suspension; two months from all rugby and 10 months from matchdays, on account of his hour-long video take-down of selections made within the first Lions Take a look at 4 months in the past.

However in a press release they each agreed to drop the case as soon as and for all, ultimately issuing, as they had been required to do, an apology to referee Nic Berry.

Springboks director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has accepted his ban for criticising officers

‘SA Rugby and Rassie Erasmus want to apologise to the match officers appointed to the primary Take a look at of the Springboks’ Sequence towards the British & Irish Lions,’ learn their 27-word apology.

‘This has been a extremely nerve-racking and charged surroundings with uncommon pressures positioned on all involved and we now have no want to extend that have for anybody.

‘We have now drawn a line beneath the incident and solely want to look ahead. We’ll respect the outcomes of the listening to, permitting our nationwide groups and rugby operations to plan with readability for the approaching months.’

Erasmus himself took to Twitter across the announcement. First he posted a video of a South African beer he was ingesting, saying his ban wouldn’t be too unhealthy, after which uploaded a second clip of two pictures.

In it he drank one, however left the opposite and wrote in Xhosa: ‘Coach Rennie, this one (drink) may be very chilly and it is ready for you,’ and tagged within the Australian rugby Twitter account plus their CEO Andy Marinos.

That was a reference Wallabies boss Dave Rennie, who referred to as the refereeing in his Wales defeat final weekend ‘horrendous’ after Nick Tompkins’ important attempt was awarded. He thought the centre had knocked the ball on. 

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