If you like the legendary side of rugby, the beautiful game, the concentration and mannequins of the best players on the planet, you should know that the British Lions arrived in South Africa this week for a Test series at Springbok. Calm down, the long-awaited 3rd International Meeting won’t start until the end of the month, but in the meantime, the best players from the United Kingdom are fighting against the provinces of the Rainbow Nation.
So this Saturday, the British Lions crushed the Johannesburg Lions 56 to 14, thanks in particular to a quadruple from Welsh winger Josh Adams. But since we’re more fans of Mule than unrelenting adversity, we focused mostly on surviving legend Hamish Watson. What is Hamish doing to warm up? In the purest local tradition, he certainly hand-cuts the game. Before the quarter of an hour’s play, the Scottish flanker showed center Berger Odendal (1m87 for 95kg) that he could be short for the third row, it was not with him that it was necessary to come to the rub. And to liven up your evening in a duel of names and surnames, it’s Watson who returned his vis-a-vis like a vulgar pancake with distracting spontaneity. Before being named man of the match, otherwise there is no fun. Primary…
A Meaty Tackle from Hamish Watson on Burger Odendal
— Jared Wright (@jaredwright17) 4 July 2021