Willie le Roux clocking up the air miles but still manages to set up great try for Nizaam Carr

first_imgFriday Sep 28, 2018 Willie le Roux clocking up the air miles but still manages to set up great try for Nizaam Carr Despite having travelled all the way back to the UK after the Springboks’ famous win over the All Blacks in Wellington, Willie le Roux will turn out for the Boks against the Wallabies in South Africa tomorrow. He showed fine form on his return, setting up this lovely Wasps try. ADVERTISEMENTThe Springboks will be hoping that the toll of all the long haul flights won’t have affected the dynamic fullback, who played a large part in the courageous 36-35 win over New Zealand. He wasn’t afforded a break though, instead heading back to his club.Le Roux has stated that last year he thought his international career was over, so moved to Wasps. He missed the full international season, but his form has warranted his selection and under Rassie Erasmus he now plays a key role in the Springbok game.Against Sale Sharks last weekend he showed how dangerous he can be with ball in hand as he featured twice in a neat backline move that ended with a try for another former Bok, Nizaam Carr. It was named Try of the Week in the Premiership.<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span>While it was originally thought that he would be unavailable for the final two Tests of the Rugby Championship, an agreement with Wasps was reached and Le Roux is now also available for the Pretoria Test against New Zealand.“We didn’t expect him to be playing. I’d be lying if I said that. Willie felt his international career was over when he came here, we had those discussions,” Young told CoventryLive last week.ADVERTISEMENT“The reality is, not everything is for the media,” said Young this week. “We’ve spoken to the South Africa management consistently over the last three or four months. Going back to June there was some plans put in place that have been adjusted due to injuries, results so on.“What was discussed, that plan has been slightly different. Both sides understand that and both sides get on with it. There certainly hasn’t been any fall outs. The discussions have been no different with Eddie Jones or anyone else.”The try again, including the build-up to it:Assistant Springbok coach Mzwandile Stick said that Le Roux is an integral part of the leadership group.“Willie adds great value to our side and he is one of our most experienced players,” Stick said.“Before the New Zealand match, I said that if Willie, Faf de Klerk and Handré Pollard make the right decisions the chances are that Aphiwe Dyantyi will be man of the match. I said that because of the leadership of those three players and it showed on the field.“Once you have Willie and those other guys on the field with their leadership, you have a better chance to win against any team in the world. That was the case against New Zealand. The more leadership players in the squad the better our chances of winning.“We are excited and looking forward to playing on Saturday and we know Australia are hurting (after their loss to Argentina). The Boks are not going to underestimate them. We are looking to give our people the win they are looking for.”When commenting on the arduous travel demands, le Roux simply said: “It’s my job.”SPRINGBOKS: Willie le Roux, Cheslin Kolbe, Jesse Kriel, Andre Esterhuizen, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Handre Pollard, Faf de Klerk, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Siya Kolisi (c); Franco Mostert, Eben Etzebeth, Frans Malherbe, Malcolm Marx, Tendai MtawariraReserves: Bongi Mbonambi, Steven Kitshoff, Wilco Louw, RG Snyman, Marco van Staden, Embrose Papier, Elton Jantjies, Damian WillemseWALLABIES: Dane Haylett-Petty, Israel Folau, Reece Hodge, Matt Toomua, Marika Koroibete, Kurtley Beale, Will Genia, David Pocock, Michael Hooper (c), Ned Hanigan, Izack Rodda, Adam Coleman, Taniela Tupou, Tatafu Polota-Nau, Scott Sio.Reserves: Folau Faingaa, Sekope Kepu, Allan Alaalatoa, Rory Arnold, Rob Simmons, Nick Phipps, Bernard Foley, Jack Maddocks. 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Israel Folau unreachable while stern statement confirms contract is about to be terminated by Rugby Australia

first_imgThursday Apr 11, 2019 Israel Folau unreachable while stern statement confirms contract is about to be terminated by Rugby Australia Wallabies and New South Wales Waratahs fullback Israel Folau will learn his fate shortly, as soon as Rugby Australia and his club union can get hold of him. Today they issued a stern response to his social media posts, and it’s not looking good for the prolific try-scorer.ADVERTISEMENTThere was a huge backlash across the rugby world yesterday, with many high profile current and former players as well and fans condemning the comments.Rugby Australia Chief Executive, Raelene Castle and NSW Rugby Union CEO, Andrew Hore have issued the following statement in relation to Israel Folau.“Rugby Australia and the New South Wales Rugby Union have made repeated attempts to contact Israel both directly and via his representatives since 6.30pm on Wednesday, and at this point he has failed to communicate directly with either organisation.“Whilst Israel is entitled to his religious beliefs, the way in which he has expressed these beliefs is inconsistent with the values of the sport. We want to make it clear that he does not speak for the game with his recent social media posts.“Israel has failed to understand that the expectation of him as a Rugby Australia and NSW Waratahs employee is that he cannot share material on social media that condemns, vilifies or discriminates against people on the basis of their sexuality.“Rugby is a sport that continuously works to unite people. We want everyone to feel safe and welcome in our game and no vilification based on race, gender, religion or sexuality is acceptable and no language that isolates, divides or insults people based on any of those factors can be tolerated.ADVERTISEMENT“As a code we have made it clear to Israel formally and repeatedly that any social media posts or commentary that is in any way disrespectful to people because of their sexuality will result in disciplinary action.“In the absence of compelling mitigating factors, it is our intention to terminate his contract.”Watch a video report that covers the story belowADVERTISEMENT credit: onenews/nzrugbyvids Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News , See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more