The British & Irish Lions tour, which is programmed to July and August of this year, every day is closer to becoming a reality and being carried out South Africa.
According to the arrangement that was reached with the European team that in those months will play a total of eight games, the idea is that there is two bubbles, one in Johannesburg and the other in Praetorship. What was confirmed is that in none of those encounters there will be public.
Although they passed 16 months since the 2019 World Cup champions played a test-match, the South African journalist Mike greenaway gave his opinion on the matter and gave as an example what happened with The Pumas. “If I can give a reason why that doesn’t mean the Boks are competitive, it’s the extraordinary events that happened at the Three Nations in Australia last year when Argentina surprised the All Blacks and tied with the Wallabies.”, he claimed.
“Argentine players went from not playing rugby for six months to beating the All Blacks, whose players had just finished a highly competitive Super Rugby Aotearoa competition. The only rugby the Pumas had before that epic victory were two preparation matches against Australian composite teams, “he closed.