Super Rugby 6.8.2018 06:57 pm

Lions lose yet another stalwart

Depth in the front row is now suddenly becoming a bit of a problem for the men from Ellis Park.

English Premiership side Bath have signed South African prop Jacques van Rooyen from Super Rugby finalists the Lions.

Lions lose yet another stalwart
Lions lose yet another stalwart

Lions lose yet another stalwart

Depth in the front row is now suddenly becoming a bit of a problem for the men from Ellis Park.

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