Springbok latest: Date, time confirmed for announcement of team for 3rd Test
SA Rugby has confirmed the date and time for the key announcement of the Springbok team to face the British & Irish Lions in the third and final Test at the Cape Town Stadium.
SA Rugby has confirmed the date and time for the key announcement of the Springbok team to face the British & Irish Lions in the third and deciding Test at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, 7 August.
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The British & Irish Lions won the first Test 22-17 only for the Springboks to bounce back and level the series at 1-1 after a 27-9 win in the second Test.
Worryingly for the Springboks and their supporters, in 13 previous British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa – between 1891 and 2009 – the team that won the first Test has gone on to win every single series apart from one!
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In 1955 the series was drawn 2-2 after the Springboks bounced back from losing the opener to square what was a four-Test series.
SA Rugby announced on Sunday that the team will be announced on Tuesday, 3 August at 14:00.
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Kick-off at the Cape Town Stadium for the third Test on Saturday, 7 August will be at 18:00.
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