Rugby

British Lions add to Oz stress

2013-02-13 10:12
Digby Ioane (Gallo)

Wellington - The June tour by the British and Irish Lions will cut a swathe through the 2013 Super 15 rugby season, disrupting and potentially distracting Australian clubs trying to atone for last year's disappointing performances.

Only one Australian club - the 2011 champion Reds - reached the playoffs of last season's tournament as injuries raised issues of depth and experience which reverberated through Australia's international season.

The Lions tour will severely test the strength of Australian rugby, but the Super 15 will more thoroughly examine its health, showing whether it can continue to support five clubs without too heavily diluting its talent.

NEXT ON SPORT24X

AB's not thinking of RWC yet

2014-09-02 20:01

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Featured Blog

Dave ask if you would like to meet your local sports heroes and stand the chance to win prizes to the value of over R40 000.

Latest blogs
Vote

After 4 rounds of this year's Absa Currie Cup, who's your favourite for the title?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

Newsletters Sign up for the Morning Glory, Super 15 and Soccer newsletters

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

Mobile Sport24 on your mobile phone - WAP, alerts, downloads, services

Forum Have your Say on Sport24's brand new Forum!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

iPhone Latest Sport24 news on your iPhone

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

Blogs Yes your opinion counts. Get it out there

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.