Springbok's Rassie Erasmus honoured: Rugby World Cup Coach of the Year

Springbok's Rassie Erasmus honoured: Rugby World Cup Coach of the Year

- Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus has received an award after leading his team to victory

- The Coach of the Year award was handed to Erasmus at the World Rugby Awards

- Recently announcing his retirement the coach had managed to close his career on the sweetest note

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Rassie Erasmus has been named as the Coach of the Year at the World Rugby Awards on Sunday.

Briefly.co.za reported that the Springbok coach had announced that he would be retiring after his victory at the Rugby World Cup.

Erasmus said that he had been considering throwing in the towel for months but had waited until after the championship for the sake of the team.

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South Africans have been celebrating the national team's victory against England on Saturday, the third time Mzansi dominated the tournament.

In response to the award, citizens showered Erasmus, adamant that the honour had been well deserved.

Reginald Muller: "Congratulations Sir Rassie!"
Nikki Lotter Martin: "Well done Rassie. Well deserved."
Anna van der Merwe: "Well deserved Rassie. You made us proud."
Marieta Francis: "Well deserved and congratulations!"
Feroza Moerat: "Congratulations. Great coach."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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