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Lions Tour begins with a bang as Brits punches club-mate Farrell in the face

With friends like Schalk Brits…

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OWEN FARRELL’S LIONS tour began in frustration with two badly mis-placed kicks against the Barbarians.

Already wound-up, his Saracens team-mate Schalk Brits decided to dole out some rough justice for what he viewed as an out-half offside at the ruck.

A left hook to the unsuspecting Farrell cost the Springbok 10 minutes in the sin bin.

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