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15 February 2024

Springboks better lacklustre England at Twickenham 27-13

In the final game of the 2022 Autumn Nations Series, South Africa survived Thomas du Toit’s second-half red card to pick up a 27-13 win at Twickenham, the Springboks’ first in London since 2014.
26 November 2022

Exclusive: Peter de Villiers on Rassie, refs and SA Rugby

Prior to the Springboks’ visit to Twickenham Stadium to take on England in the final game of the Autumn Nations Series, former South Africa coach Peter de Villiers spoke to Joe Harvey about Rassie Erasmus and the current state of the game.
26 November 2022

Mako Vunipola - England Prop out for 2019 redemption against South Africa

In his first start of the Autumn Nations Series, England and Saracens prop Mako Vunipola certainly has motivation for Saturday’s game against South Africa at Twickenham Stadium.
25 November 2022

‘It’s a very different team now’ - Jonny May on England’s development ahead of Bok Test

With the Springboks coming up on Saturday afternoon at Twickenham, England wing Jonny May spoke about how this current group of players is developing and how it is different to the 2019 Rugby World Cup runners-up.
24 November 2022

George and Vunipola get starts against South Africa as Tuilagi wins 50th England cap

To play South Africa in England’s final game of the Autumn Nations Series, Eddie Jones has made four changes to the side that drew 25-25 with the All Blacks almost a week ago.
24 November 2022

Australia tour in 2025 could ‘breathe new life’ into the Lions

After defeat against South Africa, how will the British and Irish Lions look in Australia in 2025? TRU's Joe Harvey has analysed a couple of key questions.
10 August 2021

‘It was always going to be a bounce of the ball’ – Reflective Gatland following series defeat

Following the Lions’ series defeat, Head Coach Warren Gatland reflected on the third Test and what is in store for him next.
8 August 2021

Springboks break Lions hearts with 19-16 win to secure Test series win

Morne Steyn’s late penalties meant that the Springboks have bettered the British and Irish Lions in the Test series, beating the tourists 19-16 in Cape Town Stadium.
7 August 2021

Tempo the key to Lions success over the Springboks in the third Test

After making six changes to his British and Irish Lions squad for the final Test against Springboks on Saturday, Warren Gatland explained what his team has to do in order to win the series in South Africa.
3 August 2021

Warren Gatland admits next Saturday is a 'cup final' after second Test defeat

Following the British and Irish Lions’ 27-9 defeat at the hands of South Africa in Cape Town, Warren Gatland unpacked the loss, as well as an unusual build-up to the game.
31 July 2021

Springboks level Test series with dominant 27-9 win over the British and Irish Lions

After a week full of drama, the Springboks have levelled the Castle Lager Lions Series thanks to their 27-9 win over the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town, meaning it is all to play for in the third Test next weekend.
31 July 2021

‘They are going to be desperate’ – Warren Gatland and Chris Harris ahead of the second Test

Making three changes to his Lions squad for the second Test against the Springboks, Warren Gatland and Chris Harris spoke to the media.
27 July 2021

‘We are just getting stronger and stronger’ – Gatland’s views following Lions victory

After the British and Irish Lions’ 22-17 victory over the Springboks, Warren Gatland spoke about the aspects of the win that pleased him.
24 July 2021

Lions ride early storm to beat the Springboks 22-17 in Cape Town

In a game of two halves, the British and Irish Lions overcame a 12-3 half-time deficit to beat the Springboks 17-22 in Cape Town.
24 July 2021

Francois Louw Exclusive: South Africa’s World Cup winner on this current crop of Springboks

Joe Harvey spoke to Francios Louw about the Springboks’ preparations, players who have shone and a tour of South Africa like no other.
22 July 2021

Gatland’s Lions looking to be ‘on the money’ in first Springboks Test

Warren Gatland has named an intriguing matchday 23 to take on the world champions on Saturday and Joe Harvey heard from the British and Irish Lions boss.
21 July 2021

Fighting talk from Warren Gatland and the Lions as Test preparations ramp up

Following his squad announcement for the Lions’ final warm-up game, Warren Gatland spoke about Rassie Erasmus and what he learnt from the South Africa ‘A’ encounter.
15 July 2021

The Lions game being played amidst a backdrop of unrest

TRU’s Joe Harvey has had a look at how Warren Gatland’s team are faring so far and why tonight’s game v South Africa 'A' could be the most important on the journey to the Test series.
14 July 2021