Wales on course, Boks lose again
in your white zone, in the 22, they’ve got a great driving game. “And we conceded that score which was disappointing, but overall I’m really pleased.” Howley himself had come under intense scrutiny for the quality of his side’s performances recently, but he shrugged off the personal criticism.
“I don’t read or listen to it, but I’ve got a fantastic media manager who tells me what’s out there,” added Howley.
“It is just about stickling to your systems and trusting in the bubble you are in.”
Reacting to South Africa’s latest defeat, head coach Allister Coetzee said: “First of all, I think it is a very difficult time for us as management, staff and players. “I think we live in a country where results are important for the national team, and I am definitely not proud about the way the season has gone. “But maybe in hindsight, if you look at this year, it’s not ideal, way below what is expected of the Springbok team - but hopefully the start of a greater time and place to get South African rugby back on track again.” BBC Sports