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 Joe Marler will miss Saturday game against   Australia after testing positive for Covid-19. Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA

The England prop Joe Marler has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss Saturday’s Autumn Nations Series match against Australia, in another blow t(...)

Damian Willemse will start at fullback for South Africa in Saturday’s Test against Wales in Cardiff. Photograph: Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images

South Africa coach Jacques Nienaber has defended the decision to rejig his back division for Saturday’s Test match against Wales in Cardiff. Nienaber(...)

 Liam Williams:  Lions missed a crucial chance to offload with the try line beckoning during the third and deciding Test against South Africa at Cape Town. Photogaph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Liam Williams and Tom Curry, please explain. When the Lions trekked off at half-time they led 10-6, whereas the score should have been, at least, 20-(...)

British and Irish Lions’ fly-half Finn Russell dives over the top of South Africa’s  Cheslin Kolbe during the third Test at  Cape Town Stadium. Photograph: Phill magakoe/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa 19 British & Irish Lions 16 (South Africa win the series 2-1) Well, that was one that got away, and in vowing not to die wondering, (...)

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi lifts the Castle Lager Lions Series trophy after the win over the Lions in Cape Town. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

South Africa 19 British & Irish Lions 16 (South Africa win the series 2-1) The Lions had clearly made a vow that they wouldn’t die wondering, yet(...)

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,(...)

Kyle Sinckler of the Lions is tackled during the second Test against South Africa in Cape Town. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Kyle Sinckler could face a lengthy ban after the British and Irish Lions prop was cited for biting South African lock Franco Mostert during Saturday’s(...)

Stuart Hogg has denied biting Willie Le Roux during the Lions’ second Test defeat in Cape Town. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

The British & Irish Lions fullback Stuart Hogg has “categorically” denied accusations in the South African media and social media that he appeared(...)

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(...)

 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(...)

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