Rugby World Cup
Twelve years on from England's last Rugby World Cup final, history has repeated itself.
Clash with Namibia was called off after Super Typhoon Hagibis battered large parts of Japan.
South African Rugby Union has announced that Rassie Erasmus will coach the Springboks as the new head coach in a lucrative five-year deal.
"I think it's just one of the worst decisions anybody has ever made," Small added.
With France named the 2023 RWC hosts, there is a general feeling that non-elite nations like South Africa are being overlooked by countries with more clout.
"It's a huge blow... a huge loss to South Africa and it's very unfortunate."
What was the point of the evaluation committee?
The Rugby World Cup 2023 host announcement is expected to take place in London on Wednesday, November 15 2017.
SA received a significant boost on Tuesday after the country was recommended as the preferred host nation.
It's not always just about the game.