Nick Mallett believes that while the British & Irish Lions deserved to win the first Test against the Springboks, TMO Marius Jonker’s lack of intervention regarding player safety should be questioned.
The British & Irish Lions overturned a nine-point deficit in the second half to claim an all-important win over the Springboks in the first Test of the three-match series in Cape Town.
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?
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi shares his thoughts following their opening Test defeat by the British & Irish Lions.
Go behind the scenes with the Springboks during their buildup in the week ahead of the eagerly anticipated first Test against the British & Irish Lions.
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.
Check out this clip as legendary former Springbok scrumhalf Fourie du Preez reflects on the decisive second Test between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions in 2009.
Mark Keohane is joined by Lions great Scott Gibbs and Zelim Nel to preview the first Test between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
Industrious eighthman Evan Roos continues to be a standout performer for the Stormers and Western Province. Would you like to see him included in an expanded Springbok training squad in the coming months?