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

Swimmer Lydia Jacoby wins gold for Team USA in 100-meter breaststroke  

Lydia Jacoby, 17, of Alaska becomes first female swimmer to strike gold for Team USA with victory in 100-meter breaststroke Lydia Jacoby, 17, took home gold in the 100-meter breaststroke on Tuesday  She beat out South Africa’s Tatjana Schoenmaker with silver and her American teammate Lilly King with bronze The victory marked the first gold … Read more

Warren Gatland opens up on ‘raucuous’ celebrations inside Lions’ changing room

Warren Gatland revels in the ‘raucous’ celebrations inside the Lions’ dressing room after their thrilling win over South Africa as captain Alun Wyn Jones admits it took ‘really hard work’ to miraculously cover from his dislocated shoulder Warren Gatland disclosed that there were raucous celebrations after Lions win  Lions won 22-17 against South Africa despite … Read more

Lions vs South Africa: Tensions reach boiling point ahead of first Test in Cape Town

BOILING POINT: Tensions rise ahead of Lions’ first Test against South Africa as both sides trade verbal blows… as tourists heap pressure on TMO official Marius Jonker while hosts hit back at Warren Gatland’s ‘egos’ jibe The Lions and South Africa have traded verbal blows before Saturday’s first Test Warren Gatland’s Lions are complaining about … Read more

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Five key battles that will decide the test between the Lions and South Africa

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Maro Itoje v Franco Mostert is among five key battles that will decide the opening test between the Lions and South Africa Drop goal threats of  Dan Biggar and Handre Pollard could prove to be vital Tom Curry’s battle with Faf de Klerk is crucial to stopping South Africa’s rhythm  The upcoming … Read more

Jim Telfer recalls his 1997 rallying cry as new breed of Lions prepare to meet the summit

The Lions are back at the base camp where Jim Telfer famously inspired his forwards to conquer rugby’s ‘Everest’ in 1997 — and the 2021 team will hope to reach similar heights on Saturday. Generations of British and Irish players have been galvanised by the great Scot’s passionate call to arms 24 years ago. Telfer’s words … Read more

Lions legend JAMIE ROBERTS tells us what it’s really like in the hour before a Test

‘There are times today you are going to have to reach into the very depths of your soul.’ Those were the words Willie John McBride, the most legendary Lion of all, said to the match-day 22 when he presented us with our Test jerseys 12 years ago in South Africa. I remember it vividly. It … Read more