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DNP Former Bok slams Jake White

2015-11-14 18:23
Brendan Venter and Jake White (Gallo)

Cape Town - Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter has taken a swipe at Jake White's credentials to replace Stuart Lancaster as the next England coach. 

Venter, who has recently served as a technical advisor at both the Sharks in South Africa and Saracens in England, was watching on Friday as Jake White's Montpellier went down 41-18 to Harlequins in a European Challenge Cup clash in London. 

Venter, who was involved at the Sharks when White's appointment as coach of the union's Super Rugby side was announced in 2013, took to Twitter to voice his disapproval of White's coaching methods.

"Watching Quins play Montpellier. Jake White has definitely not embraced the modern way of playing. Kicking everything. Good luck Eng," Venter tweeted before getting stuck in some more.

"Having worked over there I can assure you the Twickenham faithful will be cutting their wrists if Jake got that job," Venter continued.

Venter suggested that White should be performing a lot better domestically playing the negative brand of rugby he has been. 

Montpellier are 6th in the French Top 14 standings. 

White has been vocal on his desires to replace Lancaster as England coach, and he has been considered one of the favourites for the post. 

The 2007 World Cup-winning Springbok coach was quoted this week as saying that Heyneke Meyer should not have his contract as Bok coach renewed. 

 

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