‘Quotas are ruining Boks’



October 15, 2016
‘Quotas are ruining Boks’

OUTSPOKEN: Laurie Mains

Player selection system is doing SA rugby more harm than good on international level, says Mains

New Zealander Laurie Mains believes the quota system is the reason for the “tragedy” that is the Springboks at the moment.

The former Cats and All Blacks coach tells New Zealand Herald: “It’s one of the major tragedies of world rugby that South Africa, who have always been in the top two but over recent years have fallen from that mantle.

“Unfortunately the quota system in South Africa is showing there are a number of players there that are not up to international level and therefore it breaks down their whole system.”

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