British & Irish Lions

Magical Kolbe, evergreen Steyn: Desperate Boks scrap, claw way to brutal British Lions series triumph

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South Africa celebrates with the trophy during the Lions Series. (EJ Langner/Gallo Images)
South Africa celebrates with the trophy during the Lions Series. (EJ Langner/Gallo Images)

At Cape Town Stadium

Morne Steyn, as he did in 2009, kicked the Springboks to a series victory over the British & Irish Lions on Saturday in a brutal, see-sawing Test match at Cape Town Stadium that will be remembered for generations to come.

The Boks, outplayed again in the first half as they were in the second Test, found something from somewhere when it mattered most, and they scrapped, fought and clawed their way to a 19-16 triumph that saw them take the series 2-1. 

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