Springboks director of rugby Rassie Erasmus set to be free to be involved against the Lions

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus set to be free to be involved in crunch series decider against the Lions after World Rugby delayed disciplinary action… allowing him to continue controversial waterboy role Rassie Erasmus is set to be free to feature in the series decider against the Lions  World Rugby delayed disciplinary action … Read more

The Lions: Alun Wyn Jones warns players to expect big changes for third South Africa Test

‘Gats is notorious for making changes’: Lions team could see a massive shake-up for the decisive third Test with South Africa, as captain Alun Wyn Jones admits players might not get a chance to redeem themselves The Lions lost 27-9 to South Africa on Saturday to set up a series decider Lions head coach Warren … Read more

Kyle Sinckler cited for ‘biting’ Franco Mostert in Lions’ second Test defeat to South Africa

Kyle Sinckler cited for ‘biting’ Franco Mostert in Lions’ second Test defeat to South Africa with surprisingly no other players under investigation after a volatile encounter in Cape Town Kyle Sinckler has been cited for biting South Africa’s Franco Mostert Stuart Hogg denied claims that he bit Willie le Roux during the Lions’ defeat Surprisingly, … Read more

Stuart Hogg denies biting Willie Le Roux but now has nervous wait to see if he avoids punishment

Stuart Hogg denies BITING South Africa’s Willie le Roux during second Test fracas as Lions full-back says he is ‘annoyed and upset by this unsubstantiated accusation’… as he faces wait to see if any disciplinary proceedings will happen over incident South Africa beat the British & Irish Lions 27-9 to set up series decider The … Read more

ALAIN ROLLAND: The officials rose to the occasion for the second Lions Test in Cape Town

ALAIN ROLLAND: The officials rose to the occasion for the second Test in Cape Town – referee Ben O’Keeffe was decisive and clearly calling the shots South African TMO Marius Jonker was under big pressure coming into the game  But O’Keeffe led the conversations and made Jonker’s job much easier for him  The refereeing team … Read more

Owens insists Kolbe was ‘VERY LUCKY’ to avoid red and Boks were fortunate with Lukhanyo Am try

Nigel Owens insists Cheslin Kolbe was ‘VERY LUCKY’ to avoid a red card for his mid-air collision with Conor Murray… as he also argues Lukhanyo Am was ‘not in control’ of the ball for South Africa’s second try in their win over the Lions Former ref Nigel Owens says he would sent off Cheslin Kolbe … Read more

Lions head coach Warren Gatland aims dig at Rassie Erasmus after Lions lose second Test

Lions head coach Warren Gatland aims dig at Rassie Erasmus as he insists ‘I won’t be taking to social media to express my views’ after some controversial calls during second Test defeat against South Africa Warren Gatland took aim at Rassie Erasmus after his side fell to a 27-9 defeat The Lions head coach seemingly … Read more

Rassie Erasmus’ behaviour this week has been appalling and brought the game into disrepute

Rassie Erasmus’ behaviour this week has been appalling and brought the game into disrepute – without referees there’s no game so stop bashing the guys in the middle Rassie Erasmus’ behaviour has been appalling – I have never seen anything like it A core value of the game is respect and Erasmus has completely ignored … Read more

Gareth Thomas lauds Warren Gatland’s ‘exciting changes’ for second Lions Test

Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas has praised the British and Irish Lions after their excellent first test victory against South Africa and is fully confident they can go on to dominate the series. The Lions mounted a brilliant second-half comeback to beat the Springboks 22-17 to take the early advantage in the series at Cape … Read more

Lions tour: South Africa boss Rassie Erasmus accused of ‘using a fake Twitter account’ to blast refs

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus is accused of using a FAKE ACCOUNT on Twitter to hit out at the Lions – with fans suspicious after he retweeted the mystery user’s ONLY two posts whining about refereeing in first Test Fans have joked that Rassie Erasmus could behind a fake Twitter account  Springboks coach responded to … Read more