Elton Jantjies forced out of South Africa band over relationship with staff member

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Elton Jantjies forced out of South Africa band over relationship with staff member

Elton Jantjies will not participate in the Rugby Championship meeting which will oppose South Africa, his country, to Argentina on Saturday, September 17. The former Section Paloise player was forced to leave the Springbok rally. According to the local press, the opening half would have had a relationship with Zeenat Simjee, the dietician of the selection, on the place of the training camp of the team. These reports would have taken place before the game South Africa – New ZealandAugust 13.

Springboks management aware of reports of Elton Jantjies and team dietitian Zeenat Simjeethe South African Rugby Union said in a statement. No team protocol was breached, but both individuals are returning to South Africa to remove any distractions to the team’s preparations ahead of the test against Argentina. »

Currently third tied with Australia and Argentina (9 points), the South Africans must win against the Pumas if they want to come back to New Zealand, in the lead with 10 points.

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