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South Africa A and the Bulls will join the action of the Lions series, as SA Rugby confirmed a double-header at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, with the match between the Stormers and British & Irish Lions taking place later at the same venue in the Mother City.
British & Irish Lions legend Scott Gibbs raved about Rassie Erasmus’s on-field presence as the team’s ‘water boy’ and said it emphasised the brilliant bond between the players and the coach of the 2019 World Cup winners. He was also very impressed by South Africa’s first-half performance and spoke about the importance of returning Lions captain, Alun Wyn Jones.