• South Africa 27-9 British & Lions: second Test player ratings
    The Guardian

    South Africa 27-9 British & Lions: second Test player ratings

    South Africa 27-9 British & Lions: second Test player ratingsSiya Kolisi was at the heart of South Africa’s win but the Lions’ struggling Duhan van der Merwe deserved his yellow card Siya Kolisi (top left) helps Lukhanyo Am and Damian de Allende tackle Robbie Henshaw over the try line. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho/Rex/Shutterstock

  • Rassie Erasmus launches attack on referee in extraordinary hour-long video and offers to step away from Lions series
    The Telegraph

    Rassie Erasmus launches attack on referee in extraordinary hour-long video and offers to step away from Lions series

    Springboks director of rugby Rassie Erasmus offered to step down from the final two Tests matches against the Lions after launching an unprecedented attack on referee Nic Berry in an extraordinary hour-long video. After an excoriating takedown of one their elite referees, World Rugby confirmed it will raise his outburst with the South African Rugby Union. Erasmus would appear to have broken at least four of World Rugby’s disciplinary regulations, which is likely to bring a disrepute charge. Seni

  • Prince William delights royal fans with rare personal message
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    Prince William delights royal fans with rare personal message

    The Duke of Cambridge delighted royal fans on Saturday by sending a rare personal tweet to wish the British and Irish Lions good luck in their first test game. Prince William is a keen sports fan and couldn't resist passing on his good wishes to the rugby union team ahead of their battle against South Africa in Cape Town. MORE: Prince William and Kate Middleton share special message after Prince George's birthday "Wishing the @Lionsofficial team all the best ahead of the opening Test in Cape Tow

  • Carol Vorderman looks ravishing in figure-flaunting red dress
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    Carol Vorderman looks ravishing in figure-flaunting red dress

    Carol Vorderman turned up the heat on Saturday morning wearing a gorgeous figure-flaunting dress. The former Countdown star looked stunning for her stint on BBC Radio Wales, rocking a bold red strapless frock that cinched in at the waist and skimmed her famous curves. MORE: Carol Vorderman sends temperatures soaring in corset style sports bra Adding a matching long-sleeved shrug and a large necklace that featured a cross design in homage to the British and Irish rugby union team, Carol looked ph