The British and Irish Lions are anticipated to play the Cell C Sharks for the second time this week on Sunday at 5 pm Irish time.
The two sides lined up towards one another on Wednesday evening in a one-sided affair that noticed Warren Gatland’s touring aspect run out 54-7 winners in Ellis Park.
The Lions had been set to face the Pro 14 Rainbow Cup finalists, the Bulls, this Sunday however the recreation was known as off as a result of optimistic instances within the Bulls camp.
The risk of the second recreation towards the Sharks going forward is topic to PCR check outcomes from the squads.
The Lions, who put eight tries previous the Sharks of their current recreation, will endure testing in the present day and tomorrow however anticipate to have the ability to play on the weekend.
The story of the Lions’ tour to South Africa has been large wins and optimistic instances thus far, with the South African nationwide crew having to cancel their second check towards Georgia due to instances in each camps.
Their first match resulted in a convincing 40-9 win after the Springboks snuck into the lead on the finish of a decent first half.
South Africa is presently scheduled to discipline an ‘A’ aspect towards the Lions on Wednesday, July 14th.
It stays to be seen how sturdy a crew the South Africans will have the ability to discipline in that fixture.
The Lions will look to a different fixture towards the Sharks this weekend and are anticipated to play towards the ‘A’ aspect, as talked about above, and the DHL Stormers earlier than taking part in the primary check towards the Springboks.
With instances in a number of camps and the check solely two weeks away, the considered a three-game check collection between the 2 sides that may be unaffected by COVID-19 will get much less convincing by the day.
To see the Lions’ fixture record for the tour, click on here.
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