Rassie Erasmus handed lengthy ban for Lions series comments

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has been banned from all rugby activity for two months, due to his behaviour towards the match officials during the series against the British and Irish Lions last summer. An independent committee has upheld six charges of misconduct which were brought by World Rugby against Erasmus.

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Steyn strikes late as South Africa defeat the Lions to win series

Morne Steyn stepped off the bench to break British and Irish Lions hearts for a second time by landing a late penalty to clinch a dramatic series victory for South Africa. Steyn hit the target with a minute left to snatch victory for the Springboks in an unbearably tense third and final Test at Cape Town Stadium.

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World Rugby to investigate Rassie Erasmus comments

South Africa’s director of rugby Rassie Erasmus will face an independent misconduct hearing after his video rant about the officiating in the first British and Irish Lions Test. Erasmus was scathing about how the officials handled the match won by the Lions in a 62-minute video message.

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Springboks bounce back against Lions setting up series decider

The British and Irish Lions will collide with South Africa in a series decider next Saturday after the Springboks emerged emphatic 27-9 winners from a tense second Test at Cape Town Stadium.

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Lions battle back to beat South Africa in first test

The British and Irish Lions came from behind in a dominant second half to seize an early lead in their series against South Africa with a tense 22-17 victory at Cape Town Stadium. Trailing 12-3 at the interval after being picked apart by the boot of Handre Pollard, the Lions came alive as a Luke Cowan-Dickie try ignited a fightback that was completed by the boots of Dan Biggar and Owen Farrell.

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