Thursday 16 August 2018

Spectators unhappy with the clash of jerseys in the Aviva Stadium showdown

Iain Henderson of Ireland breaks away during the Guinness Series International match between Ireland and South Africa at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Iain Henderson of Ireland breaks away during the Guinness Series International match between Ireland and South Africa at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile
Independent.ie Newsdesk

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Skill levels and discipline appear to be the only things separating Ireland and South Africa as spectators have voiced their frustrations at the similarities between the kits being used by both sides.

Ireland are obliged as the home team to wear their second jersey in the autumn internationals when a clash occurs.

The Springboks are about the only side in world rugby Ireland clash with when it comes to team colours.

Ireland's black jersey and the visitor's dark green attire has caused some confusion and annoyance.

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