Brendan Venter | Springbok XV for Lions - Concerns at flyhalf, lock but strength everywhere else

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With just two months to go until the start of the British & Irish Lions series, there is so much uncertainty around whether the Springboks can and will be competitive. 

A lot of people are talking about how strong the Lions will be and how well prepared they are, but what does South Africa's starting line-up look like, tentatively? 

The hope is that Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber take the World Cup team and put them together, but a couple of retirements and injury concerns mean it is not necessarily that simple. 

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