Inspirational Bentos puts Lions on road to glory

Brendan Gallagher delves into some of rugby’s most enduring images, their story and why they are still so impactful

What’s happening here?It’s June 28, 1997 at sultry King’s Park Durban as the sun sets on yet another blisteringly hot day on the Lions tour. It’s the second Test and the turbo-charged Boks look ready to cause some serious damage. They are on a mission. The Lions are in for a long night but suddenly John Bentley – Bentos to one and all – lifts the mood a little as he chases a high kick and lands a thunderous tackle o...

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