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We're playing Wales, not the British Lions: Springbok captain

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Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has played down the presence of 11 successful British and Irish Lions in the Wales team ahead of a one-off international on Saturday. 

South Africa's Jean de Villiers shouts instructions during a rugby union match against the New Zealand All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland, on September 14, 2013

Wales players, with the Principality's coach Warren Gatland also at the helm, formed the backbone of the Lions team that notched up a thrilling 2-1 series win over Australia in the summer.

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