This was less a rugby match and more a historical recreation of Rorke’s Drift, only minus the rifles and spears. Technique effectively went out the window as both the Lions and the Springboks served up a pub car park slobber-knocker. You would say that it was one for the purists Read More »
The rhythms of a three-match Test series are rare and compelling. Look away for a second or two and you may miss a seemingly innocuous incident that swings momentum significantly. So far this summer, both meetings between South Africa and the British and Irish Lions have turned in remarkably similar fashion during the moments following half-time. Just as Warren Gatland’s side had sparked their own comeback from 12-3 behind the previous weekend, the Springboks asserted control in an authoritative
No fanfare: Raphaël Varane’s Manchester United arrival is typically low-key. The former Real Madrid defender does not demand attention but his skill set is a perfect fit for the Premier League
Team GB picked up gold medals in the triathlon mixed team relay and 4×100 metres medley relay in the pool.