Munster boss Rassie Erasmus has distanced himself from reports linking him to a return back to South Africa to coach the Springboks.
Les Bleus will visit South Africa on a three-match tour in June before hosting the men in green and gold during the Boks’ traditional end-of-year tour.
Morne Steyn is available to play for the Springboks this season if they need him.
Danie Craven was not only a rugby player of impressive talent, but he also went on to become a notable coach and rugby administrator.
The Springbok Sevens team suffered a narrow 19-17 loss to England in the final of the Cape Town Sevens, but are still top of the log.
The Proteas finally had their day against the Springboks after they won the third edition of the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup by 16 runs at Newlands on Thursday.
Springbok wing Bryan Habana has apologised to supporters and called for open dialogues between administrators, politicians, coaches and players.
Mark Alexander said plans to bring governance structures more in line with the demands of professional sport were already well advanced while the immediate question of what to do about Springbok results was the organisation’s number one priority.
The time for denial is over. What SA rugby is experiencing now has been coming for a long time.
South Africa’s disastrous 2016 season will likely come back to haunt them at the 2019 World Cup in Japan.