Boks promise to bounce back with fire and anger

Poor discipline cost Springboks as coach Jacques Nienaber admits Lions won aerial battle

25 July 2021 - 22:12 By Mark Gleeson

The British and Irish Lions can expect “fire and anger” from the vanquished Springboks in next weekend’s second Test, Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk has promised after a home defeat in Saturday’s first clash.

De Klerk scored a try at the Cape Town Stadium but it was not enough, as the Lions roared back from nine points down at halftime to win 22-17 in an attritional contest to go 1-0 ahead in the three Test series...

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