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Are Mzwakhe Nkosi and Travis Gordon SA rugby's next iconic coach-captain duo?

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The past week has been an arduous, perhaps even traumatic time at Ellis Park as the realities of operating during a pandemic has bitten the Lions... badly.

Throw into the mix a transitional period that has seen the senior side struggle to recapture the heady heights of 2015 to 2018 and it becomes apparent the mood in Doornfontein could do with some romanticism.

Thankfully, they've found it in the franchise's Under-21 side, who'll contest the final of the Provincial Championship against the Blue Bulls, and - more specifically - the coach-captain duo of Mzwakhe Nkosi and Travis Gordon.

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