Jean de Villiers says the British and Irish Lions hold a big advantage heading into this summer's series due to the Springboks' inactivity.
The British and Irish Lions have declined Australia's offer to host this summer's series against South Africa.
Maro Itoje speaks about his upbringing, heritage, rugby career, and the significance of potentially being the first black captain of the Lions.
The 2023 Rugby World Cup in France has been extended by one week to allow all teams at least five days preparation before pool matches.
South Africa's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus insists the Springboks will do whatever it takes to make the British & Irish Lions series happen.
England have been drawn alongside Japan and Argentina for the Rugby World Cup 2023, while Ireland and Scotland will face defending champions South Africa.
Gregor Townsend says "reality" is setting in with Scotland's draw for the Rugby World Cup 2023, while Ian Foster says it will be "special" to play hosts France.