The British and Irish Lions kick-started their tour of South Africa with a ruthless 10-try demolition of the Golden Lions. After the stuttering performance in the first game, this 74-10 victory was heartening stuff and will lift everyone around the squad while serving notice to the Springboks that they will not have everything their own way.
A fuller report will be posted later today but in the meantime, start leaving your views below. Did we see the test combination in midfield where Stephen Jones, Jamie Roberts and Brian O’Driscoll linked so well? Did Lee Mears play himself into contention with an excellent display of throwing? Has Tommy Bowe got one hand on a test jersey? What did you think of the mobile, athletic back row combination of Tom Croft, David Wallace and Jamie Heaslip? Or were the Golden Lions too poor to really allow any concrete judgement?
We would be very interested to hear your thoughts.