• ‘The Beast' backs Springboks to exploit weaknesses of Lions' Furlong

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    Former South Africa favourite Tendai Mtawarira says that prop Tadhg Furlong can be ‘exposed' in Saturday's second Test The British & Irish Lions' tighthead prop Tadhg Furlong has “weaknesses that can be exploited” by South Africa's Steven Kitshoff in the second Test on Saturday, according to Tendai Mtawarira, a man who knows a lot about the intense pressure of scrummaging in a Lions-Springboks Test with a series on the line. The world champion known as “the Beast” made his name by destroying England's Phil Vickery in the first Lions Test of 2009. But he had a tougher afternoon against Adam...
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  • Siya Kolisi claims referee in first Lions Test showed lack of respect

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    South Africa captain ‘didn't feel he was given fair opportunity' Springboks lash out at touring side ahead of second Test The South Africa captain Siya Kolisi has made the remarkable claim that he was shown a lack of respect by the referee Nic Berry during last Saturday's defeat by the British & Irish Lions as the Springboks lashed out at the touring side, accusing Warren Gatland of “destroying the dignity of the series”. Doubling down on Rassie Erasmus's outburst over perceived injustices from officials as the extraordinary war of words intensified before Saturday's second Test, Kolisi...
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  • South Africa v Lions Second Test Preview

    South Africa v Lions Second Test Preview

    1 month ago - By Rugby World

    After the British & Irish Lions secured a 22-17 win in the first Test, expect the Springboks to take the tourists to another level on Saturday Robbie Henshaw gets acquainted with Siya Kolisi during the first Test Everything you need to know as the British & Irish Lions attempt to win the Test series in Cape Town
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