Invention and imagination is rugby's new currency and the Springboks must move with the times, writes Clinton van der Berg.
“Eddie was very happy to play it, wanted to play it. It’s up to New Zealand, and I completely understand their conclusion.”
Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will break his contract with French Top 14 club Bordeaux Beagles, in order to return to South Africa.
World Cup-winning former Springbok coach Jake White will join Japanese Top League side Toyota Verblitz next season.
The Springboks dismissal 2016 could come back to haunt them when the draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan takes place in May.
“We were refereed like a small team, and it’s very painful.
“I have decided to give up this beautiful project,” Lorenzetti said in a statement.
A global season is the only way to determine which international side is the best in world rugby, writes Gavin Rich.