No mind games behind early Bok announcement

SA’s finest prepare to face versatile Lions side that have many options available to them

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The naming of the Springbok team a day earlier than planned was a practical decision and not part of any mind-game strategy designed to send out a signal of intent to the British and Irish Lions, SA coach Jacques Nienaber says.

Emotions have been running high in the build-up to the Test, with SA’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus and Lions coach Warren Gatland at odds over refereeing decisions...

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