Coach Warren Gatland says the British & Irish Lions are expecting an aerial bombardment from the Springboks, but reiterates they’ve had conversations about ensuring they don’t kick on to Cheslin Kolbe.
As the British & Irish Lions ramp up their preparations for the upcoming Test series against the Springboks, go behind the scenes with the famous touring side following their tour matches against South Africa A and the Stormers.
Get your hands on the latest SA Rugby magazine, now on sale, for all you need to know ahead of the three-Test series between the Boks and British & Irish Lions.
Former Springbok captain John Smit reflects on the memorable first Test against the British & Irish Lions in Durban twelve years ago and changing position to accommodate the in-form Bismarck du Plessis at hooker.
Nick Mallett and Swys de Bruin believe the Springboks can take advantage of poor kicking from the British & Irish Lions through their counter-attacking strategy, with Cheslin Kolbe at the heart.
With less than a week to go until the Springbok Sevens team takes the field at the Tokyo Olympics, check out this powerful clip in which star forward JC Pretorius explains why the team value of sacrifice comes easy.
Springbok great Tendai Mtawarira chats to former teammates Jean de Villiers and Schalk Burger about his rugby career, what he’s been up to since retiring from the game and how the famous ‘Beast chant’ started.
A handful of Springboks, including Sbu Nkosi and Franco Mostert, have shared their thoughts on veteran fullback Willie le Roux.
Replacement flyhalf Chris Smith slotted this 53m penalty kick with less than five minutes on the clock to seal a memorable comeback victory for the Bulls over the South Africa A side in Cape Town.
The British & Irish Lions scored seven unanswered tries at the Cape Town Stadium, as they outclassed the Stormers in their final warm-up match ahead of the Test series against the Springboks.