Handre Pollard injury creates Springbok selection conundrum

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The Handre Pollard injury creates a selection conundrum for Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber up to and including the planned British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa in July 2021. Handre Pollard injury Pollard ruptured his anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) on Friday in playing for Montpellier against Racing 92. The early word is that […] READ MORE


Rory Sutherland deserves Lions spot, says Pierre Schoeman

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Scotland prop Rory Sutherland deserves to be part of the British and Irish Lions squad that tours South Africa next summer, according to Edinburgh team-mate Pierre Schoeman. Schoeman back Sutherland for Lions spot Pierre Schoeman, the South African-born prop who will qualify for Scotland next summer after World Rugby extended the three-year residency period window, […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions Series Bolters – The Lions

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With the British and Irish Lions Series to South Africa less than a year away, LWOS Rugby takes a look at the potential bolters for the tour. This time, for the Lions. Lions Series Bolters The Forwards Jamie Ritchie (Scotland). 23. 105kg. Flanker. 18 Test Caps. What is there left to say about Jaime Ritchie […] READ MORE


2021 British and Irish Lions Squad: Could Itoje oust Jones as captain?

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Just imagine Maro Itoje captaining the 2021 British & Irish Lions against Siya Kolisi’s Springboks? What a statement that would make for next year’s hugely anticipated series. It is unlikely to happen given that Alun Wyn Jones, the overwhelming captaincy favourite is still in regal form. So, now that we have picked a team, we […] READ MORE