Rassie Erasmus

World Rugby has met with SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus regarding recent events and match official communications in general. Image: Getty Images.

World Rugby meet with Rassie Erasmus for ‘constructive discussions’

World Rugby has met with SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus regarding recent events and match official communications in general. 

Rassie Erasmus

World Rugby has met with SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus regarding recent events and match official communications in general. Image: Getty Images.

World Rugby CEO Alan Gilpin, and World Rugby Director of Rugby, Phil Davies, met with South Africa Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus this week and held positive discussions regarding recent events and match official communications in general. 

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Views were exchanged resulting in a better understanding of the respective positions.

There was agreement that further dialogue was needed in terms of enhancing the process that operates between teams and match officials to ensure all can play their part in creating great spectacles and avoid frustration but in a way that underpins the respect for match officials, coaches and players.

Further dialogue will continue after Saturday’s final Springbok Test of the year against England.

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