Allister Coetzee is officially out, but SA Rugby refuse to name successor

first_imgFriday Feb 2, 2018 Allister Coetzee is officially out, but SA Rugby refuse to name successor Allister Coetzee has officially parted ways with Springbok rugby after an announcement by SA Rugby Ceo Jurie Roux today. The worst-kept secret in South African rugby will no doubt be revealed soon too, as everyone speculates about who will become head coach. SA Rugby announced on Friday that it had reached an agreement with Coetzee to part ways with immediate effect. This follows a record of just 11 wins from 25 Tests (44%) in the last two years.Coetzee was admittedly thrown in at the deep end, but his selections and the performances to date have meant that his tenure coming to an end was inevitable.Former Springbok flanker and Cheetahs and Munster coach Rassie Erasmus will take over as Springbok coach, however, SA Rugby are not prepared to make that official publicly just yet. Erasmus is currently in the Director of Rugby role.  “The Rugby Department of SA Rugby will manage the responsibilities of the Springbok coach, until the national team’s coaching and management group for 2018 is confirmed later this month,” said a statement today.“I have always held Springbok rugby dear to my heart and will continue to do so and for that reason I think now is the time the team and me strike out in new directions,” said Coetzee, after the two parties ‘agreed to terminate the relationship after a two-year association’.“I wish Springbok rugby every success in the future – as I have always done.”Erasmus said this week that planning has been taking place as per normal.“We are ranked sixth in the world‚ so my immediate focus and the big ticket is to fix things as soon as possible. All of us want things to be in place as soon as possible‚ but I don’t see it as a massive problem.“I can take you back to 2012 when Heyneke (Meyer) was appointed and we (the Rugby Department) did all the planning. A lot of the support staff were only confirmed shortly before the start of that first test series‚ and we beat England in that series. It was the same with Allister two years ago‚ and we beat Ireland 2-1.“So there has been planning going on behind the scenes‚ and of course we want to get that clarity‚ but there is a process that has to run its course. However‚ it’s not hindering us in the background and it isn’t affecting my role as director of rugby‚ which is to ensure that we are as well prepared as possible to be able to beat England in that first test series.” Confirmation of the Springbok management set-up will be revealed before the end of the month.ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Related Articles 81 WEEKS AGO scottish prop saves fire victim 84 WEEKS AGO New Rugby X tournament insane 112 WEEKS AGO Vunipola stands by his comments supporting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyDoctors Stunned: She Removes Her Wrinkles With This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Gordon-Reed wins MacArthur Award

first_imgAnnette Gordon-Reed, an award-winning author and a professor at Harvard University, has been named a 2010 MacArthur Foundation Fellow.Gordon-Reed, J.D. ’84, holds several University appointments. She is a professor at Harvard Law School (HLS), a professor of history in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.MacArthur fellowships are awarded annually to talented individuals in many fields who have shown exceptional originality and dedication in their creative pursuits. Each fellow receives $500,000, bestowed without conditions. Nominated anonymously by leaders in their fields and never notified of their candidacies in advance, the recipients learn of their selections only several days before the grant announcements. The awards were announced today (Sept. 28).Gordon-Reed, who returned to Harvard this year, is the author of  “Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy” (1997), which examines the intimate personal relationship between Jefferson and Hemings, who was his slave. Her most recent book, “The Hemingses of Monticello” (2008), which traces the lives of four generations of the slave family, won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Her current research follows diverse branches of the family tree that considered themselves white or black into the 19th century.“Receiving a MacArthur grant is obviously an amazing experience,” Gordon-Reed said. “It’s a validation of my work.”She is the co-author of “Vernon Can Read! A Memoir” (2001), which was written with Vernon Jordan Jr. and received the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. She is editor of “Race on Trial: Law and Justice in American History” (2002).Previously, Gordon-Reed was the Wallace Stevens Professor of Law at New York Law School and the Board of Governors Professor of History at Rutgers University. She served as the Charles Warren Visiting Professor of American Legal History during fall 2009 at Harvard Law School.Last year, two Harvard professors won similar MacArthurs, Peter Huybers, an assistant professor of Earth and planetary sciences, and Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan, the Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and a faculty member at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.The awards are funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, which supports creative people and effective institutions committed to building a more just, verdant, and peaceful world. In addition to selecting the MacArthur Fellows, the foundation works to defend human rights, advance global conservation and security, make cities better places, and understand how technology is affecting children and society.To learn more.last_img read more

Four Charged After Meth Lab Bust

first_imgGREENSBURG – Four people are facing charges after a meth raid at a home on the 400 block of Lincoln Street Thursday morning.Four law enforcement agencies worked together to search the home finding a one-pot meth laboratory and drug paraphernalia, according to the Greensburg Daily News. 23-year-old Kevin Kilgore, Greensburg, was arrested and charged with allegedly manufacturing meth, a Level 4 Felony. The newspaper reported that he was found in a crawl space next to the home’s foundation during the raid.33-year-old Misty Carroll, a resident of the home, was arrested on suspicion of manufacturing meth and maintaining a common nuisance, a Level 5 Felony.Police arrested two additional people on misdemeanor charges for visiting a common nuisance.The Department of Child Services removed a 17-year-old living in the home and when taken to the hospital, the girl tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine, the newspaper reported.The search was part of a joint investigation between Greensburg Police, Decatur County Sheriff’s Department, Westport Marshal’s Office and Indiana State Police.Detectives say the meth lab is a health and safety danger as chemicals used could spark a fire.last_img read more

EURO 2020 draw: Germany, France, Portugal in group of death, England gets Croatia, Spain pairs Poland

first_img Source: ESPN European champions Portugal have been drawn in the same group as the last two World Cup winners, Germany and France.Germany will meet France in their opening fixture in Group FEngland will kick off their campaign against Croatia at Wembley Stadium, and they have also been paired with the Czech Republic.Gareth Southgate’s side was knocked out by Croatia at last year’s World Cup semifinals.Euro 2016 semifinalists Wales will face Italy, Switzerland, and Turkey in Group A.The tournament will be played in 12 different European countries in a one-off format to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the European Championship.Under the complex rules, all host nations will play their three group games at home until there are two hosts in the same group, in which case a draw decides where they meet.Group A: Italy, Switzerland, Turkey, WalesGroup B: Belgium, Russia, Denmark, FinlandGroup C: Ukraine, Netherlands, Austria, Play-off Winner D (Georgia, Belarus, North Macedonia or Kosovo)Group D: England, Croatia, Czech Republic, Play-off Winner C (Norway, Serbia, Scotland or Israel)Group E: Spain, Poland, Sweden, Play-off Winner B (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Northern Ireland, Slovakia or Republic of Ireland)Group F: Germany, France, Portugal, Play-off Winner A (Bulgaria, Hungary, Iceland or Romania)Play-off Winner A is allocated to Group F and Play-off Winner D to Group C. If Romania qualifies as the winner of Path A, Romania will play in Group C and Play-off Winner D is switched to Group F. The play-off winners will be known in March 2020.Italy, who won all 10 qualifying games as they bounced back from failing to make the last World Cup, will face Turkey, Wales and Switzerland in Group A, in Rome and Baku.last_img read more