Jonathan Mokuena
2 minute read
5 Feb 2022
7:30 am

Lions must invest in forwards if they’re going to compete

Jonathan Mokuena

You’ve got to win the collisions to win the game and the Lions aren’t doing that.

The role of Willem Alberts will be difficult to fill after he picked up an injury. Picture: Gallo Images

The Lions are in desperate need of a boost, and the sooner they splash the cash and buy some quality forwards the better. Otherwise they’re not going to be able to stay in touch with the likes of the Bulls and Sharks, and they’re going to battle in any international competition. That much has been made clear following their performances in recent weeks. While there is plenty of promise and moments of excellence in the Lions team, they don’t have quality depth and they’re lacking a few big hitters in the forwards. And we all know in rugby, if you...