SA Rugby has reached an agreement with Allister Coetzee to part ways with immediate effect.
The news was confirmed on Friday, with the rugby department of SA Rugby now set to manage the responsibilities of the Bok coach until the coaching and management group for 2018 is confirmed later in February.
During Allister Coetzee’s tenure, the Boks managed just 11 wins from 25 Tests for a 44% win record.
‘First and foremost we had to assess what is in the best interests of the Springboks,’ SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux said. ‘We’d like to thank Allister for his passion and dedication to the Springbok cause and wish him every success in his next role.
Coetzee said: ‘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. I wish Springbok rugby every success in the future – as I have always done.’
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