Sport Rugby Peter de Villiers makes final 5-man shortlist for EP...

Peter de Villiers makes final 5-man shortlist for EP Elephants job

-

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has made the five-man shortlist for the vacant Eastern Province Elephants head coaching role.

The Eastern Province Rugby Union confirmed that De Villiers was on the list alongside Ricardo Laubscher, who served as Springbok assistant coach under Heyneke Meyer between 2012 and 2015, as well as former Springbok wing Deon Keyser.

Also shortlisted are former Varsity Cup coaches Jonathan Mokuena, who won the title with North-West University in 2017, and Kevin Musikanth, who has served as head coach of the University of Cape Town.

Interviews for the head coach position are set to take place on December 2-3.

The EPRU is searching for a new head coach after parting ways with Chumani Booi, who left the union to take up a role with the Pumas Rugby Institute.

De Villiers, who coached the Springbok between 2008-2011, was linked with the Southern Kings coaching job last year, a position that ultimately wasn’t filled due to the franchise’s liquidation.

The successful applicant will oversee the EP Elephants during next year’s SA Cup and Currie Cup campaigns.

The SA Cup kicks off in March 2021 and EP have set their sights on qualification for the Currie Cup Premier Division by finishing among the top 3 teams in the coastal stream of the tournament.

While not everyone’s cup of tea while at the helm of the Springboks, under De Villiers’ leadership the national side won 30 of their 48 Tests.

That 62.5% win percentage included a 47% win percentage against the All Blacks, having played them 11 times, winning 5 and losing 6 of those matches.

DMCA.com Protection Status

Leave a Reply

Latest news

Baada ya kifo cha Maradona, Rais atangaza siku tatu za maombolezo

Rais wa Argentina Alberto Fernandez ametangaza siku tatu za maombolezo ya kitaifa kufuatia kifo cha gwiji wa nchi hiyo...

US looting oil, wealth of Syrian people: Iran UN envoy

Addressing a meeting of the UN Security Council on Syria, Majid Takht-Ravanchi said, " After almost 10 years of conflict, the...

UAE suspends issuing visas to citizens of 13 Muslim majority countries

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has suspended issuing travel and work visas for citizens of 13 mostly Muslim-majority countries,...

Kituo kipya Cha Mabasi kipo katika hali ya kuweza kutumika- RC Kunenge

 Kituo kipya Cha Mabasi yaendayo mikoani na nje ya nchi Cha Mbezi Luis kimeanza rasmi majaribio leo ambapo Mkuu...

Huu hapa wasifu wa Diego Armando Maradona

 Mmoja wa wachezaji waliobarikiwa, Argentina ilijivunia kipaji cha kipekee, madoido ya ajabu akiwa uwanjani, maono na kasi vilivyovutia mashabiki...

VIDEO | Meja Kunta – Chura Superstar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdwSLp9h7Dk ...

Must read

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you