Poite made headlines recently when he was criticised for changing his penalty decision late in the 15-15 draw between the All Blacks and British and Irish Lions.
Rachel Kolisi, the wife of Springbok flanker Siya, said she was looking forward to welcoming the family’s newest addition – a baby girl.
South Africa wrapped up a 3-0 series whitewash of France with a 35-12 victory, running in four tries at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
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South Africa clinched their three-match series against France with a comprehensive 37-15 victory at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday.
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Bafana Bafana and the Springboks were impressive in their respective games on Saturday evening, but it was the capitulation of the Proteas the following day that’s left everyone wanting to slit their wrists.
South Africa got their 2017 Test campaign off to a superb start when they secured a 37-14 victory over France in Pretoria on Saturday.
It’s a massive week for our big three national teams, and it would have been a massive balls-up had the Proteas’ game also been scheduled for Saturday.
After their annus horribilis in 2016, the Springboks will be keen to hit the ground running when they host France in Pretoria on Saturday.