Rugby World Cup 2011

Div: No race quota for RWC

2011-06-01 07:36
Peter de Villiers (Gallo)

Cape Town - Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has dismissed any suggestion that there could be political interference in the make-up of his squad for the Rugby World Cup to be played in New Zealand later this year, reports Timeslive

"There is absolutely no pressure on me to pick a certain number of black players for the World Cup," De Villiers said.

"If it were the case, then I'd have failed as a coach in the past three years. I don't have any obligation to any player to guarantee them a place in the World Cup squad."

The World Cup starts in 100 days' time and De Villiers has urged the public to get behind the team.


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