The pressure on South African rugby coach Alistair Coetzee (pictured) is set to increase after the Springboks disasterous international season.

The team has slumped to 6th place on the international rugby rankings, the lowest ever for South Africa after losing 8 of 12 Test matches this year.

The side will return home for a searching examination of its dismal season and the coach says the buck will surely stop with him.