Springboks stay close during long wait for RWC quarterfinals

13 October 2019 - 00:01 By Liam Del Carme

“We’ll start again,” All Blacks coach John Hart declared after being quizzed about the dangers of taking his team on a mid-Rugby World Cup (RWC) break to the Cote d’Azur on the French Riviera in 1999.

His team had just breezed through their pool that included co-hosts England and the coach was confident a change of setting would rejuvenate his squad...

This article is reserved for Sunday Times subscribers.

A subscription gives you full digital access to all Sunday Times content.

Already subscribed? Simply sign in below.

Registered on the BusinessLIVE, Business Day or Financial Mail websites? Sign in with the same details.

Questions or problems? Email or call 0860 52 52 00.