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News24.com | Duane would prefer to play Lions in SA, but admits ‘difficult’ decision

Duane Vermeulen. (Gallo Images)

Duane Vermeulen. (Gallo Images)

Duane Vermeulen, SA Rugby’s Player of the Year, admits that the decision on this year’s British & Irish Lions tour will be a “difficult one”.

The local governing body and its Lions counterparts are currently scrambling to find a solution to make the series commercially viable, with the United Kingdom currently a favoured contingency plan due to its proximity and the prospect of fans being allowed back into stadiums.

Australia, which has reportedly provided a financial guarantee, and the UAE have also been touted as potential hosts.

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