The Lions tour seems to be living on a lifeline, this is the last thing Warren Gatland and anyone associated with this tour wanted. All the Lions players are Vaccinated, a lot of the South African’s still aren’t and Covid has found it was into the Springbok camp.
🚨Breaking: The Lions tour
⛑️Nienaber among 11 new cases in Springbok camp (4 players, 6 management, 1 masseuse)
🏉Lions looking for new opponents for Saturday after Bulls game put on hold – they've 5 positives
🇬🇪 'Boks v Georgia now in major doubt, Georgia also have 4 positives
— Rúaidhrí O'Connor (@RuaidhriOC) July 6, 2021
BREAKING: The #CastleLionsSeries clash between the Bulls and British & Irish Lions has been postponed with a view to rescheduling or to accommodate an alternative opponent, while the Springboks’ second Test against Georgia on Friday is also being reviewed.
— SuperSport 🏆 (@SuperSportTV) July 6, 2021
Will the test matches still go ahead against the Lions? Any advantage the Springboks had is now out the window will the amount of distribution that has hit their squad.