The names of the Springbok team’s two assistant coaches will now be announced only at a later date.
The committee responsible for making the appointments has decided to postpone the announcement to enable candidates who are coaching Super 14 and Vodacom Cup teams to concentrate on their teams.
Pieter Jordaan writes in Volksblad that Jannie Ferreira, chairperson of the committee, said on Monday that the interviews with the six candidates, which had been scheduled for Tuesday, would take place later; possibly next week.
The psychometric tests that Dawie Theron, Gary Gold, Deon Davids, Dick Muir, Chester Williams and Dumisani Mhani have to undergo have also not been completed.
Theron, who coaches the Cheetahs forwards, reported for his tests in Johannesburg on Monday after being tied up last week when the team trained for the match against the Western Force.
Ferreira said Muir, chief coach of the Sharks, had not done his tests.
“We were hoping to have all the tests completed by now, but we want to interfere as little as possible with the coaches who are involved in the Super 14,” Ferreira said.
Gold, who coaches the Stormers’ forwards, is also involved at Super 14 level.Tweet