Furore over Etzebeth ‘will affect SA’s World Cup bid’

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SA Rugby is taking a hammering for the way in which it handled racism and assault accusations against hulking Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth – and former team manager Zola Yeye says the controversy will no doubt have negative psychological effects on the team’s bid to bring home the William Webb-Ellis trophy.

Yeye, who managed the world-beating 2007 Springbok team, said the matter should have been dealt with before the Boks boarded the plane for Japan in their bid to win the 2019 Rugby World Cup...

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