Rassie Erasmus Has Brilliant Sarcastic Response When Asked About Farrell Tackle

“It’s very effective.”

Springboks boss Rassie Erasmus says his team should practice Owen Farrell’s controversial tackle on André Esterhuizen because it was clearly “very effective.”

Farrell managed to escape any sanction following the thumping ‘no-arms’ hit on Esterhuizen in the final moments of England’s one-point win over South Africa yesterday evening after referee Angus Gardner ruled the hit was legal.

With his tongue firmly in cheek, Erasmus said to tackle a guy like Esterhuizen dead in his tracks like Farrell did was “unbelievable”, and that he wasn’t upset because the tackle was judged to be “legal“.

“If it was ‘legal’ we should just do it. Because it’s very effective.” Erasmus said

“Obviously to tackle a guy like André Esterhuizen like that and stop him in his tracks that’s unbelievable. So we’ll just have to try and practice that.”