Monday's ridiculous media conference showed yet again that Rugby Australia is completely bereft of good leadership, writes Greg Growden.
The fixture will afford the Springboks a further opportunity to conditions in Japan, where the team has never previously played.
"I'm only head coach until the World Cup next year," Rassie Erasmus says, noting that he has a six-year contract only as Director of Rugby.
There is no June international window in Rugby World Cup year and the Rugby Championship has been cut to three fixtures per side, with the Boks to open their campaign against Australia at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on July 20.
Rugby legend David Campese has made the bold claim that the Wallabies can rebound from their worst Test campaign in 60 years and win the 2019 World Cup.
A culture that looks for excuses, misleads the public and has an arrogant streak got what it deserved in London to round out a woeful 2018 for the Wallabies. But don't expect Rugby Australia to act, they're just as much at fault -- Greg Growden writes.