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Springbok flanker Schalk Burger recounts the moment Jean de Villiers' career came to an end, as he pays tribute to his 'best mate' from their base in Newcastle on Monday. Watch. De Villiers was forced to leave the field after a clash of heads against Samoa during their RWC Pool B fixture in Birmingham on Saturday.Following X-rays which revealed the extent of the injury, De Villiers announced his retirement from international rugby after 109 Tests for the Springboks.
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Springbok coach Allister Coetzee remains defiant, saying he won't resign despite a shambolic two years at the helm. Your thoughts?
I'm in camp Coetzee. He should be allowed to see out his 4-year contract
Coetzee cannot be fired fast enough! Come on SA Rugby!