Epic clashes over the years: British Lions v Springboks

As they gear up for another series of battles, with organisers confirming the Lions tour to South Africa will go ahead next year, we take a look back at some of the epic clashes between the two teams.   1974: Fourth Test, Ellis Park (SA 13, Lions 13)   It was arguably the Boks’ worst season in history with Lions captain Willie-John McBride’s team dubbed the ‘invincibles’ after remaining unbeaten on their 13-match tour including winning the Test series 3-0. The tourists won the first Test 12-3 in Cape Town, the second 28-9 at Loftus and the third 26-9 in…

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