Rassie Erasmus has responded graciously to the British & Irish Lions’ 22-17 victory over the Springboks in Cape Town on Saturday.
Alun Wyn Jones is set to cap a remarkable recovery from a shoulder injury by playing for the British & Irish Lions against the Stormers at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
Alun Wyn Jones is back in training and on the brink of jetting to South Africa this week to join up with the British & Irish Lions.
British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland on Saturday said the past seven days had been one of the most challenging periods of his coaching career.
Warren Gatland has hinted the British & Irish Lions may face the Stormers on Wednesday as the Cape franchise switches places with SA A on the tour itinerary while the Boks continue to contend with a widespread Covid-19 outbreak.
Check out what Lions coach Warren Gatland had to say about Springbok Pieter-Steph du Toit, Englishman Sam Simmonds and Euro 2020.
Sam Simmonds believes his selection in the British & Irish Lions starting XV against the Sharks is the perfect opportunity to repay coach Warren Gatland’s faith in him.
Warren Gatland believes Alun Wyn Jones can make a sensational recovery and still potentially feature for the British & Irish Lions in the three-Test series against South Africa.
Take a look at the first few images of the British & Irish Lions squad’s arrival in South Africa on Monday.
Welsh duo Adam Beard and Josh Navidi have been called into the British & Irish Lions 37-man touring squad to replace the injured Alun Wyn Jones and Justin Tipuric.