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(From Guardian Unlimited)
The first to appear at the post-match press conference after the Super 14 final was poor old Ian Foster, the coach of the Chiefs, who had just gone down by eight tries and a record score, 61-17, to the Bulls . "I was enjoying everything," he said. "Until kick-off."
For a long time, nobody from the winning team appeared. The celebrations down on the field had been protracted, the lap of honour prolonged.
Finally, in came the coach, Frans Ludeke, but not on his own. With him were eight of his stellar players. "This was never about me," said Ludeke, criticised ever since he took over from Heyneke Meyer, who had left to be, briefly, …