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The Springboks were only awarded a penalty after Hamish Watson completed a tip tackle on Willie le Roux in the second half of the British & Irish Lions’ first Test victory. What did you think of the decision?
2009 Springbok squad members Pierre Spies and Bakkies Botha chat about the Rassie Erasmus ‘water boy’ controversy, saying all the media talk from the British & Irish Lions camp will only rev up the Springboks more ahead of the Test series.
Springbok great Schalk Burger believes that while the Springboks will miss Duane Vermeulen’s presence at No 8 in the first Test against the British & Irish Lions, Kwagga Smith’s qualities should not be underestimated.