The Lions surged to their third straight United Rugby Championship (URC) win at Ellis Park when they downed the Ospreys 45-15 on Friday.
The Lions, who led 14-3 at the break, took full control in the second quarter prompting the Ospreys to go into damage limitation mode.
Captain Burger Odendaal proved instrumental in much of the Lions’ attacking endeavour and played a strong hand in three of their first four tries. He was incisive and looked a step ahead of everyone else. He deservedly bagged the man of the match award.
It was scrappy at the start though. Both teams wasted early opportunities before the Lions, who to be fair looked more dangerous, found a way through.
Handling errors blighted
…. to be continued
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