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British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland: he has made six changes and introduced three more players straining at the leash to a much-changed bench. Photograph:   David Rogers/Getty Images

South Africa V British & Irish Lions,  Cape Town Stadium, Saturday, 5pm Irish time - Live on Sky Sports, highlights Virgin Media Two And so,(...)

The Lions asked World Rugby to explore the possibility of bringing in a neutral TMO for the second and third Tests. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

While Warren Gatland declined to comment about the misconduct charge which World Rugby have brought against the Springboks director of rugby Rassie Er(...)

South Africa’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus during the second Test at the Cape Town Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Rassie Erasmus is poised to continue in his role as South Africa’s director of rugby for the decisive third Test of the British and Irish Lions series(...)

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus on the sideline during the second Test as Lions scrumhalf Conor Murray and South Africa winger Cheslin Kolbe talk on the pitch. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

South Africa 27 British & Irish Lions 9 So Rassie won, and the Springboks deservedly and emphatically did so too, to such an extent that the phys(...)

Lions number eight Jack Conan fails to stop South Africa wing Makazole Mapimpi as he scores the first try of the second Test in Cape Town. Photograph: Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa 27 Lions 9 As with the pre-match agenda, so the post-match analysis will probably revolve around the effects of the Rassie Erasmus Twitt(...)

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi during the captain’s run at the Cape Town Stadium. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

The Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has supported claims by Rassie Erasmus that he was not treated with the same respect as his British and Irish Lions(...)

 Rassie Erasmus, gives instructions to South Africa during the first  Test against the Lions at   Cape Town.  Quite simply, there’s never been anything quite like his bizarre rant   in the history of the game. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

So this time Rassie Erasmus has gone nuclear. It was one thing acting as a water boy without the water, another to post videos highlighting supposed(...)

Lions head coach Warren Gatland chats to South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus ahead of the first Test in Cape Town. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Rassie Erasmus has denied he is one of the men behind the Jaco Johan Twitter account which he has been referencing on his own account in the last coup(...)

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus gives advice on the pitch while acting  as a water carrier during the first Test against the Lions in Cape Town. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

So, how did that happen – Lions 22 points, South Africa 17? Despite it being a historic victory and having a nail-biting final 20 minutes, it was a T(...)

Willie le Roux of South Africa in action during the first Test  against the British & Irish Lions. Photograph:   Luigi Bennett/EPA

South Africa have backed the officials’ decision to chalk off Willie le Roux’s potentially match-changing try in the 22-17 Test loss to the British an(...)

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