Sat 7 Aug 2021 | 05:00

RECAP: South Africa v British and Irish Lions

RECAP: South Africa v British and Irish Lions
Sat 7 Aug 2021 | 05:00
RECAP: South Africa v British and Irish Lions
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READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our live coverage of the decisive third Test between South Africa and the British and Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium.

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With the British and Irish Lions making a number of changes to their matchday squad for the third Test, Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber knows that his team will have to adapt quickly if they are going to win the series.

The tourists went ahead in the series with a 22-17 win in the first Test before the Springboks drew level with a convincing 27-9 win in the second Test last weekend.

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Teams:

South Africa: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cheslin Kolbe, 13 Lukhanyo Am, 12 Damian de Allende, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Cobus Reinach, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Franco Mostert, 6 Siya Kolisi (captain), 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Eben Etzebeth, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Steven Kitshoff
Replacements: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Vincent Koch, 19 Marco van Staden, 20 Kwagga Smith, 21 Herschel Jantjies, 22 Morné Steyn, 23 Damian Willemse.

British and Irish Lions: 15 Liam Williams, 14 Josh Adams, 13 Robbie Henshaw, 12 Bundee Aki, 11 Duhan van der Merwe, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Ali Price, 8 Jack Conan, 7 Tom Curry, 6 Courtney Lawes, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (Captain), 4 Maro Itoje, 3 Tadhg Furlong, 2 Ken Owens, 1 Wyn Jones
Replacements: 16 Luke Cowan-Dickie, 17 Mako Vunipola, 18 Kyle Sinckler, 19 Adam Beard, 20 Sam Simmonds, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Finn Russell, 23 Elliot Daly

Referee: Mathieu Raynal (France)
Assistant referees: Ben O’Keeffe (New Zealand), Nic Berry (Australia)
TMO: Marius Jonker (South Africa)

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