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Ford and Farrell can be Lions’ axis to halt All Blacks

The ultra-successful George Ford/Owen Farrell midfield axis could be the Lions special weapon against New Zealand says former Red Rose..

November 29, 2016 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Lions must find room to blood British coaches

When the Lions assistant coaches are announced on December 7 they will represent a few shoots of growth in a desert in which no Home Unions..

November 25, 2016 with 0 Comments

Lions await as Jonathan Joseph adds leadership to skill set

Jonathan Joseph’s emergence as a forceful leader in attack and defence will thrust him into pole position for the No.13 jersey on next..

October 21, 2016

Danny Care is on Lions mission

Danny Care is hoping to make it third time lucky as he targets a place on the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand at the end of..

September 17, 2016

Brendan Gallagher takes a look at the 1930 tour to New Zealand

In many ways the 1930 Lions tour epitomised everything we have grown to love, and occasionally curse, about the trips down under to New..

September 16, 2016

Shane Williams column: Inspiring Alun Wyn Jones my man to lead Lions

Alun Wyn Jones embodies everything that the British & Irish Lions will need to succeed in New Zealand next summer and would be my pick..

September 14, 2016

Nick Cain column: Time for old Lions heroes to fade way

The 1971 and 1974 Lions were the greatest touring teams that have departed these shores, but the monopoly they appear to have on key..

September 14, 2016

Jeremy Guscott column: Warren Gatland can turn this crazy schedule to his advantage

The 2017 Lions head coach job in New Zealand was Warren Gatland’s to turn down, and I’m pleased that he has decided to take it on. He..

September 14, 2016

Lions set for biggest pay-day in their history

The Lions stand to make as much as £80,000-a-man in New Zealand next year if they beat the All Blacks for the first time since 1971. They..

September 14, 2016

Warren Gatland confirmed as Lions coach

Warren Gatland has been confirmed as British and Irish Lions head coach for the 2017 tour of New Zealand. The Kiwi will step down from his..

September 7, 2016