The success achieved on Saturday against South Africa (35-23) in the Rugby Championship offers only a short respite to Ian Foster and his staff. The future of the All Blacks coach, who has been the subject of criticism after five defeats in the last six games, will be discussed during the ” next days “ during a meeting between New Zealand rugby leaders, chief executive Mark Robinson announced on Sunday.
“I am incredibly proud of their performance »reacted the fifty-year-old in office since 2019 at the end of the success obtained in Johannesburg, while denouncing the recent “wicked attacks” which he was the target.
“We are going to review […] and make a decision”
A few hours later, the general manager of New Zealand rugby, however, refused to renew his confidence in the current staff. “We are going to take stock […] and make a decision”Mark Robinson told reporters.
“All we can say is that we are focused on getting everyone home, and we will have a number of exchanges in the next few days. […] We just have to analyze this small period and see what the next steps must be with this coaching.he added while evoking a reflection beyond the framework of the technical staff.
The next meeting of the Kiwis is scheduled for August 27 at home against Argentina, for the 3rd day of the Rugby Championship.
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