Os set to join Muir's coaching team at Russia
TRANSFER TALK: Springboks legendary prop Os du Randt is reportedly set to join the coaching team of Russia.
According to the media outlet, the South African, Du Randt will take up the role as Russia’s scrum coach.
Du Randt’s reported deal will see him join former Springbok assistant coach Dick Muir’s coaching team.
Muir was named as head coach of Russia in December 2021 – just shortly after Blitzboks legend, Vuyo Zangqa was appointed Russia Sevens head coach.
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Du Randt comes with heaps of experience and accolades.
He is one of only two Springboks to taste World Cup success on two occasions – in 1995 and 2007. The other one is current backline star Frans Steyn.
Du Randt played 80 Tests for the Springboks between 1994 and 2007 when he retired after the World Cup final in Paris.
In terms of coaching pedigree, Du Randt served as the Cheetahs’ scrum coach in 2009.
He was the scrummaging consultant to the Springboks under coach Peter de Villiers throughout 2010 and in the lead up to the 2011 World Cup.
Source: The South African