SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has confirmed they are in discussion with World Rugby to gain permission to arrange at least three Tests before the Boks play the Lions next year.
Former assistant coach Gary Gold has shared a fascinating anecdote of how the Springboks dominated the set-piece exchanges against the British & Irish Lions in 2009.
Ten UK-based writers have selected their preferred British & Irish lineups for the first Test against the Springboks in July next year.
Warren Gatland says the decision to withdraw the Boks from the Rugby Championship could leave them ‘underdone’ for the incoming British & Irish Lions tour next year.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has confirmed that the union received 323,964 local applications for tickets to attend the eight matches of next year’s British & Irish Lions tour.
Former Springbok captain Wynand Claassen believes South Africa should skip this year’s Rugby Championship and focus on the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour.
Supply will trump demand for ticket ballot purchase for the British & Irish Lions eight-match rugby extravaganza in South Africa in 2021.
Crusaders boss Scott Robertson says his desire to work with the British & Irish Lions doesn’t necessarily have to be as an assistant coach.
Crusaders chief executive Colin Mansbridge says Scott Robertson will still be the franchise’s head of coach next year even if he takes a role with the British & Irish Lions.
Look back at Peter de Villiers’ post-match speech following the Springboks’ series-clinching victory over the British & Irish Lions at Loftus Versfeld in 2009.