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Industrious eighthman Evan Roos continues to be a standout performer for the Stormers and Western Province. Would you like to see him included in an expanded Springbok training squad in the coming months?
Alun Wyn Jones completed his remarkable comeback from injury in the British & Irish Lions’ 49-3 win over the Stormers on Saturday, but it was young flyhalf Marcus Smith who was the star of the show in Cape Town.
Take a look at the match-day squads for the fifth match of the British & Irish Lions tour between the visitors and Stormers at Cape Town Stadium. (more…)
Warren Gatland has hinted the British & Irish Lions may face the Stormers on Wednesday as the Cape franchise switches places with SA A on the tour itinerary while the Boks continue to contend with a widespread Covid-19 outbreak.
The Springboks are said to be searching for an opponent to replace the called-off second Test against Georgia. SA Rugby magazine readers were pretty clear in nominating a winning candidate, and even more emphatic that it shouldn’t be the Sharks!