The ‘golden’ era of Lions rugby has truly come and gone
Jacques van der Westhuyzen
The burning question that needs to be answered is how did it come to this for a team that three years ago contested a third straight Super Rugby final?
Former Lions players seen here in 2017 include Lionel Mapoe, with the ball, Kwagga Smith (left), Faf de Klerk (right) and promising lock Lourens Erasmus, back, all moved on after the 2018 Super Rugby campaign. Picture: Gallo Images/Getty Images