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Jaco Kriel: I’m fully fit and ready to hit top gear again for the Lions

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The flanker had injury setbacks while in England playing for Gloucester, but now feels ready to fire again after returning to his former union.


16 Oct 2020
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Jaco Kriel: I’m fully fit and ready to hit top gear again for the Lions

Jaco Kriel, a former captain of the Lions, is back in Joburg and ready to make the Lions roar again. Picture: Getty Images

For Springbok and Lions tearaway flanker Jaco Kriel it was all about ticking a few boxes and getting over some hurdles following his high-profile return from England. With 11 Bok caps and 69 Super Rugby caps behind him, the 31-year-old Kriel joined Gloucester in 2018 after featuring in the three Super Rugby finals for the Lions, but he found his stay in England full of challenges and featured in just 20 games for Gloucester due to injury setbacks. At the end of last year the former Lions skipper decided to return to his former union, but was faced with the...

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