Articles from RugbyPaper columnists Jeremy Guscott, Peter Jackson, Jeff Probyn and Nick Cain.

Wales must start planning for life after Gatland now

By Wales and Lions legend Shane Williams The Lions tour told us many things about Northern Hemisphere rugby. It showed our sides can..

July 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Jacko column: Warburton an invaluable role model for all

By Peter Jackson No matter what happens from now on, nothing will stop Sam Warburton taking up permanent residence in that part of the..

July 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Judgement: The Fox was simply outstanding in all three Tests

Player of the Tour: Wales’ Jonathan Davies, below, played every minute of the Tests and was in world class form throughout. He won the..

July 13, 2017 with 0 Comments

Garces moved beyond see-no-evil culture when it comes to Kiwi misdemeanours

By Peter Jackson Sonny Bill Williams probably thought he would get away with it just as generations of All Blacks had been getting away..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Review: Slow start saw Lions move from strength to strength before springing into life

Match 1, June 3: Provincial Barbarians 7 British and Irish Lions 13 Okara Park, Whangarei, 19,951 Barely 72 hours off the plane with some..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Vocal sea of red prove rugby still has its romance, says Lions legend John Taylor

It was Ian McGeechan, long before he was knighted, who said one of the most difficult things you have to come to terms with as a Lions’..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Ref Poite got it wrong but Warburton worked his diplomatic magic

By Shane Williams THIS WAS an incredible achievement by the Lions. I don’t understand those people who are saying it was a damp squib of..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Guscott column: Faletau came of age and put Read in his shadow

IT’S been one hell of a series and no-one involved with this Lions team should feel anything other than immense pride at what they have..

July 12, 2017 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Lions should have taken 45 players in first place

Replacement strategies are becoming the bane of Lions tours, as the furore around the ‘Geography Six’ – the late call-ups to this..

July 7, 2017

Shane Williams: Sexton and Farrell are certain to get better and better playing together

It was a privilege to be in Wellington to watch this thriller of a game; it was right up with the best sporting occasions I’ve seen and I..

July 6, 2017