Take a look at images from the British & Irish Lions squad’s first day of training in South Africa, as the touring side continued preparations for their clash with the Lions at Ellis Park.
Several key players have returned to fitness in time to be in contention for Lions selection to play the British & Irish Lions on Saturday.
There are four changes to the Western Province starting lineup for their Currie Cup clash with the Lions in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen has made two changes to his side for their Currie Cup encounter with Western Province at Ellis Park on Wednesday.
Exciting wing Edwill van der Merwe has reportedly agreed to join the Lions from the Stormers later this year.
SA Rugby has announced that the Currie Cup Premier and First Divisions will be back to normal this year, while also confirming new provincial U20 competitions after last year’s Covid-19 interruption.
The Lions have announced that flank Vincent Tshituka has signed a contract extension that’ll see him remain at Ellis Park for the foreseeable future.
Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen has made two changes to the starting lineup for Saturday’s match against Western Province at Ellis Park.
The Lions have been dealt a massive blow following confirmation that Hacjivah Dayimani and EW Viljoen have been ruled out three months and six weeks, respectively.
The Lions were awarded the match points on offer after their game against Griquas in Kimberley was called off due to heavy lightning on Saturday.