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Wallabies assistant blames Super Rugby for World Cup capitulation
2024/04/25

assistant coach Pierre-Henry Broncan has put the blame for Australia's disastrous World Cup campaign not on coach but the Super Rugby competition, declaring the lack of world class competition had left players exposed at Test level.

Broncan, a Frenchman, said the departure of South African teams - and those from and Argentina - from Super Rugby post Covid had a direct impact on the fortunes of the Wallabies.

Having seen the pressure applied in top European competitions for teams fighting for survival, he said Australian players playing against each other and New Zealanders was a poor breeding ground for international players.

'A big difference between the Top 14 and European Cup and your Super Rugby competition in Australia, with , is the pressure,' Broncan told reporters.

'In , we have pressure every game because there are massive things about relegation or qualification. It's very important for the French and European teams.

Australia fielded a young and inexperienced side at the Rugby World Cup in France and paid the price

Wallabies assistant coach Pierre-Henry Broncan says the French domestic competition is much stronger than the Australian one

Coach Eddie Jones has worn most of the blame for the Wallabies crashing out of the Rugby World Cup in the pool stage

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