Ben O'Keeffe lets Cheslin Kolbe off lightly after a week of attention on the referees brought on by Rassie Erasmus

Verdict: Waterboy Rassie Erasmus can’t gloss over this

After a fractious week a game of rugby finally broke out, well in the second half anyway. The opening 40 minutes was a complete shambles,a bad-tempered bar room brawl of a half which rather shames the game. South Africa improved considerably after the break while the Lions disappeared off the radar in what was by some distance their worst performance under Warren Gatland.
Quite what all this means I haven’t quite processed but let’s deal with the first half and take it from there.
Both sides were always going to test Ben O’Keeffe and the officials given the build-up and rightly assumed th...

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