End the dictatorship!

2012-09-17 13:28
Heyneke Meyer (Gallo Images)
Is it just me or has the Bok management’s image become one of a complete and utter “HM dictatorship” which appears to govern using scream, kick and shout tactics on match day without a cool or calm head anywhere to be seen?

Understandably the bloke is under just a touch of pressure, a fair amount self-inflicted due to poor tactics and selections in key positions though, but still, are his ridiculous match day demonstrations really necessary?

Every game is the same. Whenever a shot of the coach’s box appears on our screens we are greeted by this manic, overly worked up, LONESOME Heyneke Meyer screaming into a walkie talkie in a rage worse than a Robert Harting’s emotional display after he won gold in the discus at the Olympics in London, as he barks orders to the poor souls on the other side the moment they flood his head. Most notably though, he is all alone!

A picture rather contrasting to the one we came to recognise of P Divvy’s 4- year long entertainingly embarrassing tenure, where we’d be greeted by the wild and wooly ‘tashed Oom Piet, sitting on a bar stoel of course (how else could he see over the desk?), flanked by the calm (most of the time anyway) Gary Gold and Dick Muir with the odd technical specialist or flavour of the month advisor often in the background, notebook and pen in hand writing frantically as they conjure up their next cunning plan…together.

Where in the world are Johan van Graan, Ricardo Loubscher, John McFarland and most importantly RASSIE ERASMUS??? Surely they need to be a part of analysing a Springbok side’s performance whilst it’s happening, giving their input into the small tweaks and adaptions that need to be made during the game and certainly deciding when to bring on who and in what position?!?!

I struggle to see how Rassie can be happy sitting in the background letting HM reign free. Nor can I accept though that a man with his supposed great rugby brain would buy into this horrifically out dated style of play, which belongs in the 90’s not now. Would the real Slim Rassie please stand up, please stand up…and be counted, involved and seen! Stop hiding in the shadows and front up!

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