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July 1st, 2020

As the 2021 tour rolls around and the Lions return to South Africa they must be prepared for an onslaught of fiercely competitive, high octane rugby from a Springbok team in outstanding shape, thanks to the legacy of Rassie Erasmus.

 That meticulous Erasmus transformation of a side that had hit such a lean spell, into world champions, was nothing short of a masterpiece. All the more so, given that South Africa were at an all-time low seventh in the World Rankings in 2017, as a result of a series of shock defeats, among them Italy and Argentina, then that 57-0 rout down in Albany at the hands of their rampant New Zealand hosts.

June 24th, 2020
Planning for the British & Irish Lions’ tour of South Africa in 2021 has gone up through the gears, according to SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux speaking recently in Johannesburg. He went on to say that next year’s tour is the most important tournament in global rugby after the World Cup.
May 31st, 2020
News broke in early April that Lions head coach Warren Gatland was in discussions with New Zealand Rugby setting up what would be a warm-up match to the British & Irish Lions Tour to South Africa 2021 against the All Blacks.
May 26th, 2020
With international and club rugby on hold, a full season knocked off course by Coronavirus, fourteen months is a long time. Six Nations incomplete, domestic leagues postponed and World rugby in a state of drifting best-laid plans.
April 30th, 2020
If you happen to have been a fan of the Lions for three quarters of your lifespan as I have, the return of the British and Irish Lions to South Africa has all the hallmarks of a revenge tour. Meant in the most sporting manner you understand and by the way might I remind you tickets and hotel packages will go on sale soon.