Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to return to action for the Stormers in the opening round of the Rainbow Cup, while Handre Pollard and RG Snyman are also said to be back in training with their respective clubs.
Paul O’Connell believes England’s ‘standout leader’ Owen Farrell is the ideal candidate to captain the British & Irish Lions on the upcoming tour of South Africa.
Bath coach Stuart Hooper has now also lashed out at Warren Gatland over his stand-off with Premiership Rugby over the release and selection of England-based players for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour.
Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter has described the British & Irish Lions’ stance on the release of English Premiership players as ‘disingenuous’ ahead of their eight-match tour of South Africa.
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British & Irish Lions chairman Jason Leonard believes the 2021 tour of South Africa will be the Lions’ toughest yet.
The majority of SA Rugby magazine readers have implored officials to open the stadiums for the imminent British & Irish Lions tour.
The British & Irish Lions squad set to go on a 10-day training camp to allow the players to strengthen their relationships and bond before embarking on their tour of South Africa.
Following the completion of the Six Nations, Duhan van der Merwe has been identified as one of five players who should be considered for Warren Gatland’s British & Irish Lions squad.
Former British & Irish Lions lock Simon Shaw reflects on his two Lions tours to South Africa, which came some 12 years apart.