PDV quits as Bok coach

Peter de Villiers called it quits as South Africa coach after the reigining champions lost a World Cup quarterfinal to Australia on Sunday.

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“It was a brilliant journey,” said de Villiers, who took over from Jake White following the Springboks’ 2007 World Cup win.

“There’s a time to come and a time to go and I think the journey for me is over,” he added

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31 comments for “PDV quits as Bok coach

  1. avatar
    October 9, 2011 at 9:58 am

    Ai – hello AC :bangheadt:

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  2. avatar
    Duiwel
    October 9, 2011 at 10:03 am

    ja-ja,
    At the very least
    he quit quickly.
    almost as quick as the Bokke’s exit
    in the 2011 world cup.

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  3. avatar
    Boertjie
    October 9, 2011 at 10:22 am

    HAAAAAALELUUUUUJAAAAH!!!
    :applause:

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  4. avatar
    Duiwel
    October 9, 2011 at 11:28 am

    BRING BACK MALLET!!!!
    And start winning!!!!!

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  5. avatar
    Yetirat
    October 9, 2011 at 12:51 pm

    Mallet is not interested sadly.

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  6. avatar
    October 9, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    You will see the Stormers/WP coaching staff stepping forward. Either all of them or at least two of them.

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  7. avatar
    Boertjie
    October 9, 2011 at 1:13 pm

    Reply to Yetirat @ 12:51 pm:

    Mallett kan ook maar lekker loop kak
    ná wat hy aan Teichmann gedoen het.

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  8. avatar
    Deon
    October 9, 2011 at 1:32 pm

    :shake:

    So have the :doemprofete: submitted their CVs yet

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  9. avatar
    Kat
    October 9, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    Rassie and Coetzee will by all indications coach the Boks. Would then not be surprised to see Muir at WP.

    Bok coach should have been H Meyer. Mitchell would be my personal choice but that will never happen. Mitchell will bring the Boks up to a new level of playing the game …. what we desperately need. Unfortunately those running SA rugby are somewhat xenophobic.

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  10. avatar
    Duiwel
    October 9, 2011 at 5:15 pm

    rassie is as big a poepol as Poepolpiet.
    As a player his basic skills were never above average.
    He has not coached a win
    on any great international platform.
    In the land of the blind
    the poepol with one eye is king.
    Mallet is the only south african worth a thought.
    Otherwise is must be a Aussie or Kiwi
    sincethey have knobbed us so many times
    that we should talk less about our strenghts
    and listen

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  11. avatar
    Duiwel
    October 9, 2011 at 5:19 pm

    ja Oudste,
    Mallet is no angel,
    however he is a winner above all.

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  12. avatar
    October 9, 2011 at 5:42 pm

    I predict AC as the next Bok coach – if he gets the right assistants then we might have a chance. On the bright side maybe Mallet or Venter can take over WP/Stormers :whistling:

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    Duiwel
    October 9, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    what has alister coetzee done.
    Fuck all.
    Why would he be Bok coach?
    fuck knows.

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  14. avatar
    October 9, 2011 at 5:52 pm

    Reply to Duiwel @ 5:49 pm:

    SARU… Who else would SARU take? Chester :pot:

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  15. avatar
    its a 15 man game - embrace it!
    October 9, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    having seen the stormers over the past 2 years I will be loath to support the boks even more if they adopt that playing style.

    my backline man is slaptjips. he has to be there. my forwards man is naka.

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  16. avatar
    October 9, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    Mallet in my opinion is a doos royale.

    Can’t deny what he has achieved with them eyeties and his winning run with the Boks and all but as a player I would hate to play under a coach like that. Played under\against a coach like that last year – I’m not a violent man but murder sometimes seems like a good solution…

    Cheers

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    Duiwel
    October 9, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    Ja-ja,
    we need a kiwi or a frog as
    a backline coach,
    natural hands.
    Best side in the world with it.

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    Duiwel
    October 9, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Methos,
    i agree,
    Nick is a doos.
    But a winner above all.
    A true general.
    Not only with the bokke,
    with the frogs first ever coach to win a frog cup
    in his first year.
    first ever back to back.
    Italy is another example.

    But a nazi to work under,
    thats a general boet.
    I’d rather play for a doos and win
    than play for a great ou
    and lose.
    I like winning.
    I detest losing.

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  19. avatar
    October 9, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Reply to Duiwel @ 9:00 pm:

    losing is part and parcel of sport – we play because we enjoy it.

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  20. avatar
    October 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    I make a leftfield suggestion that Brenden Venter will be very close to the top of the list…

    My dream team

    Head: Frans Ludeke
    Attack: Slaptjips
    Defence: Jacques Nienaber
    Forwards: Mathew Proudfoot
    Backs: Paul Treu

    I suspect Paul Treu might also be near the top of the list

    AC has too many close ties to Jake… screwed left right and center…

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  21. avatar
    Boertjie
    October 9, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Reply to JT_BOKBEFOK! @ 9:29 pm:

    “People who like to be good losers
    make a habit of losing.”
    – Danie Craven

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  22. avatar
    October 10, 2011 at 4:27 am

    Reply to Boertjie @ 9:34 pm: exactly.

    Snor failed, he did not leave a legacy of players and only had 62% success rate. For the Boks nothing shorts of 80% is acceptable.

    Please not Coetsee, he has not won anything meaningfull to even be considered.

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  23. avatar
    Deon
    October 10, 2011 at 5:56 am

    Reply to Kevin_rack @ 4:27 am:
    Using those arguments, you can say that the Snake also failed.

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  24. avatar
    Ollie
    October 10, 2011 at 7:36 am

    There is only 1 SA coach that has that stat as far as I know, and he is dead. RIP Mac

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    October 10, 2011 at 8:07 am

    Reply to Ollie @ 7:36 am:

    Mac? You mean Kitch! 100% success rate – the rest are ALL failures according to Kevin.

    This entitlement by some SA fans is ridiculous – probably why they end up bitching when we lose and bitching when we win but not pretty enough :noshake:

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  26. avatar
    Ollie
    October 10, 2011 at 8:21 am

    oops, always get mixed up between the 2. Indeed, Kitchen Christie. I blame my mistake on the ref 😈

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  27. avatar
    Ollie
    October 10, 2011 at 8:24 am

    kitchen = Kitch. Bloody predictive texting on mobiles

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  28. avatar
    Duiwel
    October 10, 2011 at 8:43 am

    Ja-ja JT,
    who is your we pale-face?
    I play a fair biof sport.
    I rarely lose.
    I don’t play my sport only
    because i like the sport
    but because i like to win at that sport.

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  29. avatar
    October 10, 2011 at 9:09 am

    Reply to Duiwel @ 8:43 am:

    so are you World Champion yet – if losing is not an option you must be World Champion by now!?
    :stir:
    😈

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  30. avatar
    onerb's RAGING BOKS
    October 10, 2011 at 9:31 am

    A great line in the movie the rock comes to mind when reading these comments.

    Sean Connery you legend!

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    October 10, 2011 at 11:54 am

    Reply to onerb’s RAGING BOKS @ 9:31 am:

    Deon’s favorite line in any movie whereas mine emanates from Michael Ironsides’ character in the Stephen Segal movie Dark Country…

    Assumption is the the mother of all fuckups…

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