Cape Town – South Africa are probably considered red-hot
favourites by most observers to win all three home matches in the June Test
window ... but they must note that the trio of visiting teams are capable of
extraordinary competitiveness at times against top-tier nations.
Eyebrows will be raised about the competence of the Samoans,
despite their famous ruggedness, after their advance party were thrashed 74-14
by the non-Super Rugby Golden Lions at Ellis Park last weekend.