The Springboks are said to be searching for an opponent to replace the called-off second Test against Georgia. SA Rugby magazine readers were pretty clear in nominating a winning candidate, and even more emphatic that it shouldn’t be the Sharks!
Look back at the highlights of the match between the Lions and British & Irish Lions from Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg.
Wings Josh Adams and Louis Rees-Zammit were front and centre as the British & Irish Lions delivered a statement performance to take down the local Lions at Ellis Park in their tour opener on Saturday.
Check out the match-day squads for the opening match of the much-anticipated British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa between the tourists and the Sigma Lions at Ellis Park.
Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen says his team will have to be “brave” when they host the British & Irish Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Several key players have returned to fitness in time to be in contention for Lions selection to play the British & Irish Lions on Saturday.
The Lions bounced back from their opening Currie Cup defeat by the Pumas by holding on for a thrilling bonus-point win over Western Province on Wednesday night.
Prior to scoring a brace of tries against Western Province in Wednesday’s Currie Cup clash, Lions wing Rabz Maxwane left Sergeal Petersen in his wake with this wicked side-step.
The Lions survived a pair of yellow cards as an electric comeback from Western Province came up short in a Currie Cup match at Ellis Park on Wednesday night.
World Cup-winning lock Franco Mostert has predicted that the battle among the tall timber would be critical as the Springboks prepare for a busy few weeks of top-class international action.