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Lions tour: 'Pushout' is only credible new option

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For a long time, we've all tiptoed around a delicate issue, hoping (against hope?) that it would all go away: the feasibility of the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa.

The pronounced, supposedly extra-potent second waves of the coronavirus on both our shores - most relevantly - and those of the intended travelling hordes of Lions supporters started making me nervous and sceptical about the tour prospects several weeks ago.

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