Springbok coach Peter de Villiers and Andy Marinos have pulled a rabbit out of a hat at a recent meeting with all the Super Rugby coaches, when it was decided that the coach will have access to his players during the 6 month tournament.
Frans Ludeke, Naka Drotske, John Mitchell, John Plumtree and Allister Coetzee met with the coach and the manager of national teams to discuss player conditioning in a year that is filled to the bring with rugby.
To give you an idea, Super Rugby kicks off in 3 weeks, where after the Tri Nations begins a mere 2 weeks after the final on 9 July. The Tri Nations then concludes on 27 August, only 2 weeks ahead of the biggest tournament in International rugby.
The springboks will name their World Cup squad on August 22.Tweet