South Africa shouldn’t be allowed to make use of Rassie Erasmus as a waterboy throughout first Take a look at with Lions, says former worldwide referee Alain Rolland, as he urges World Rugby to analyze controversial ‘loophole’
- Springboks director of rugby was used as a waterboy throughout warm-up video games
- He was seen working on the pitch to ship tactical messages to gamers
- Former referee Alain Rolland says it shouldn’t be allowed within the first Lions Take a look at
- Rolland urged World Rugby to analyze the controversial rule loophole
World Rugby have been urged to analyze South Africa’s use of Rassie Erasmus as a waterboy.
Springboks director of rugby Erasmus has been working on to the pitch dressed as a drinks assistant to ship tactical messages in the course of the warm-up video games for the Lions sequence.
Now former worldwide referee Alain Rolland, who took cost of the 2007 World Cup last, believes the ploy must be stopped.
World Rugby have been urged to analyze South Africa’s tactic of utilizing Rassie Erasmus (centre) as a waterboy
Former worldwide referee Alain Rolland says Erasmus shouldn’t be allowed on the pitch
‘Rassie Erasmus shouldn’t be allowed to play the position of water service on Saturday,’ Rolland informed Sportsmail.
‘Head coaches are usually not allowed within the technical zone. Rassie Erasmus is head coach in every part aside from identify.
‘It doesn’t sit comfortably with me. I’ve acquired little question that it’ll get checked out by World Rugby.
‘He’s in any respect the press conferences, all of the coaching classes and does all of the sparring with Warren Gatland within the media.
‘If Steve Hansen was the director of rugby for the All Blacks, no person would count on to see him working on the water. Additionally, more often than not Erasmus is just not even carrying water on to the sector.
Erasmus was seen working on to the sector dressed as a drinks assistant to ship messages
‘I’ve acquired little question that it’s been raised this week and can get checked out by World Rugby. It could be very troublesome to cease as a result of technically South Africa are usually not breaking the protocol.
‘If South Africa are capable of show that he’s not the pinnacle coach, there will not be an terrible lot of motion that may be taken in such a brief time period. It’s arduous to alter these items on the hoof.
‘There’s usually a protocol to alter a protocol. Even when they need to do one thing about it, they might have to attend till November!’