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Whatever happens to the Lions in the remainder of this Super Rugby season, they will be able to say something that they weren’t able to in the past three years: “We beat the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.”
Their opening win had added significance if you consider that in 2018 no SA team managed to beat the Jaguares on their home ground, and it sent out a strong early statement.
Of course, the devil is often in the detail, and that is particularly so when you look at the story behind the Lions’ poor record in Argentina before Saturday night’s win. When Johan Ackermann was Lions coach, he never took a full-strength team to Buenos Aires.
But with the competition in the SA conference appearing to get closer, and the Jaguares becoming strong challengers, current Lions coach Swys de Bruin figured out he didn’t have the luxury of being able to go to Argentina with anything other than a win-at-all costs mentality.
He might have also figured out something else. It is the beginning of the new seaso...
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