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South Africa are looking for a new coach as Heyneke Meyer steps down

Published 03/12/2015 | 09:13

Heyneke Meyer has stood down from his role with South Africa
Heyneke Meyer has stood down from his role with South Africa

Heyneke Meyer has stood down as coach of South Africa, the South African Rugby Union has announced.

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he South African Rugby Union announced on its official Twitter feed that Meyer had advised them he no longer wished to be considered as a candidate to coach the Springboks.

Meyer, whose contract expired at the end of this month, led South Africa to third place in the recent Rugby World Cup, but the Springboks also suffered a shock 34-32 defeat against Japan in their opening pool game.

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