Lions’ rout shows threat diluted teams hold to provinces’ viability

Without Bok stars provincial and regional outfits are less likely to re-engage support

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British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland should not have been entirely happy with the ease with which his team won their opening tour game but his concerns should not match the level of concern there should be among those South Africans who worry about the strength of local rugby...

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