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Nick Mallett claims South Africa’s competitions poorer than Super Rugby Aotearoa – Stuff.co.nz

Ex-South Africa and Italy coach says Kiwi product was ‘great to watch’ but South Africa’s showpiece is sending fans to sleep.

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Former Springboks coach Nick Mallett says the standard of South Africa’s domestic rugby competitions hasn’t matched up to the benchmark set by Super Rugby Aotearoa.
Seven South African teams are currently playing in the Currie Cup premier division, but Mallett has lamented the lack of attacking rugby and an over-reliance on set pieces and mauling play.
The Currie Cup tournament followed a Super Rugby Unlocked series featuring the same sides before Christmas.
Mallett and former Springboks attack…

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