In this excerpt from episode one of ‘Two Sides’, the 2021 British & Irish Lions series documentary, Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am reflects on leading South Africa A against the tourists.
Lukhanyo Am will make a welcome return to SA in time to lead the Sharks’ bid to secure a Vodacom United Rugby Championship home quarter-final.
Jesse Kriel provided a try assist for fellow Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am during a Japan Rugby League One clash on Sunday.
After garnering nearly three-quarters of the vote in his battle with Duane Vermeulen, Lukhanyo Am will face another Springbok teammate to keep the title for Best Try Assist.
South Africa is famed for producing giants with an appetite for big collisions and this sometimes overshadows their incredible skills. Two Springboks go head-to-head in this poll to determine who floated the most impressive try assist.
Here’s a wrap of all the action involving South African players in England, France and Japan, including how Lukhanyo Am’s debut for Kobe Steelers went.
On-loan Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am will make his Japan Rugby League One debut for the Kobelco Kobe Steelers on Sunday.
Sharks and Springbok centre Lukhanyo Am says experiencing a different rugby culture will be important for the future of his career after arriving in Japan for his stint with Kobe Steelers.
Sharks head coach Sean Everitt is confident that Marius Louw and Jeremy Ward can excel as a midfield partnership in captain Lukhanyo Am’s absence. DYLAN JACK reports.
Siya Kolisi will lead the Sharks in Lukhanyo Am’s absence when they face Welsh side Scarlets in a Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash in Durban on Friday evening.