Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says he fears that the British & Irish Lions series would be moved to the UK for purely commercial reasons.
Owen Farrell, Johnny Sexton, Alun-Wyn Jones and Stuart Hogg have encouraged British & Irish Lions officials to make sure the 2021 tour goes ahead by any means.
Mark Keohane, on IOL, writes that the world champion Springboks must play the British & Irish Lions in 2021 or wait until 2033 to face the famed men in red.
Rassie Erasmus says it’s of the utmost importance for players to continue banking game time in order to be ready for the British & Irish Lions series, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
South Africa’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus says the Springboks will go to ‘option Z’ if necessary in order to ensure they can play the British & Irish Lions. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Former British & Irish Lions captain Willie John McBride warns that the team’s culture could be forever damaged if they host the Springboks in July.
Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk says the players are making sure they are ready for when the call comes to link up for the British & Irish Lions Test series.
The British & irish Lions board is set to meet this week to discuss a potential contingency of switching their tour of South Africa to the UK and Ireland.
Ugo Monye’s intercept against the Springboks in 2009 is among the best British & Irish Lions tries from the 2000s so far.
Former England coach Clive Woodward says the British & Irish Lions outperforming the Springboks is one of his wish-list items for the 2021 sporting calendar.