British and Irish Lions: Lions fight back to clinch series opener

Credit: BBC Sport- Published on July 24, 2021
The British and Irish Lions draw first blood in the Test series against world champions South Africa after fighting back from nine points down at the break.

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Published on July 25, 2021 -  00:38
Lions told to prepare for Springbok backlash after victory in series opener
Warren Gatland has braced his British and Irish Lions for a backlash from South Africa after the tourists seized a 1-0 lead in the series by winning 22-17 at Cape Town Stadium.โ€œTheyโ€™ll be hurt from this because theyโ€™re an incredibly proud nation and world champions. Next week will be even bigger and tougher I would expect,โ€ Gatland said.

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