New coach D-DAY SET

Weekend Argus (Saturday Edition) - - SPORT -

THE ex­ec­u­tive coun­cil of the SA Rugby Union has called a spe­cial gen­eral meet­ing on Jan­uary 27 in Cape Town to rat­ify the ap­point­ment of the new Spring­bok coach.

The meet­ing is re­quired by the fed­er­a­tion's con­sti­tu­tion which spec­i­fies the ap­point­ment has to be ap­proved by the gen­eral coun­cil.

This fol­lows a rec­om­men­da­tion from the ex­ec­u­tive coun­cil. which meets a day ear­lier to fi­nalise the se­lec­tion process.

Saru said it would make no fur­ther com­ment on the new Bok coach un­til an ap­point­ment has been con­firmed.

The con­tract of coach Peter de Vil­liers ends this month. While he has made him­self avail­able again, Saru has not con­firmed any names. – Sapa

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