South African rugby is 'set up to fail', according to 1995 World Cup winner Joel Stransky
South African rugby is 'rotten from the bottom up and top down' and needs radical reform if the current slump is to be reversed, according to Joel Stransky, whose drop goal sealed their greatest triumph when they won the 1995 World Cup on home soil.
That emotional extra-time victory over the All Blacks in front of Nelson Mandela, and another World Cup triumph in 2007, underlined South Africa's re-emergence as one of the sport's superpowers, but those heady days are starting to acquire a sepia tinge in the wake of their recent woes.
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