Jacques Nienaber

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Jacques Nienaber is a South African rugby union coach who is currently the senior coach at Leinster. He led South Africa to their 4th World Cup title in 2023.


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World Cup winner Nienaber 'stamps mark' at Leinster

South Africa's World Cup-winning coach Jacques Nienaber is making an immediate impact at Leinster, says Scott Penny.
BBC Sport - Published

South Africa 'focused' on Romania despite injuries

South Africa are "fully focused" on Romania despite injuries to key players Malcom Marx and Eben Etzebeth, says coach Jacques Nienaber.
BBC Sport - Published

South Africa hooker Marx ruled out of World Cup

South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber says it is "tragic" that Malcolm Marx's World Cup has been ended by a knee injury.
BBC Sport - Published

Pranks, tanks and chance - Nienaber's path to Boks job

Jacques Nienaber is masterminding South Africa's tilt at the Rugby World Cup, leaning on lessons learned as a teenage army recruit.
BBC Sport - Published

South Africa hopeful of Kolisi return against Wales

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber is hopeful captain Siya Kolisi will feature in their World Cup warm-up match against Wales on 19 August.
BBC Sport - Published

Nienaber to take over from Lancaster at Leinster

nienaber to take over from lancaster at leinster
South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber will replace Stuart Lancaster at Leinster after the World Cup.
BBC Sport - Published

Springboks not given due respect - Nienaber

springboks not given due respect - nienaber
South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber accuses the rugby world of lacking respect for his team in the wake of director of rugby Rassie Erasmus' ban for social media posts on referees.
BBC Sport - Published