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British and Irish Lions

Jeremy Guscott column: Gregor Townsend would make a fine Lions attack coach

As amazing as a 2017 Lions coaching team of Warren Gatland, Joe Schmidt and Vern Cotter sounds they are all bosses  – all number ones ..

July 27, 2016

Nick Cain picks his Lions team based on their Six Nations form

It may still be some 14 months before the British & Irish Lions leave these shores to take on the formidable challenge of the All..

March 25, 2016

Dream Team: Lee Byrne – former Lions, Wales, Dragons, Clermont and Ospreys full-back

1. Gethin Jenkins – The Welsh Lion has an almighty engine around the park and is simply impossible to move at the breakdown. 2. Shalk..

October 5, 2015

Lions announce 2017 tour schedule

The British and Irish Lions have announced the details of their 2017 tour of New Zealand with seven provincial games and three Tests..

July 10, 2015

Nick Cain gets out his crystal ball and the form book to pick his 2017 Lions

Two years from now the Lions will be in the midst of a three Test series against a New Zealand side that has usually proved to be their..

July 3, 2015

Nick Cain’s column: Time for Lions to show claws over intinerary

The 2017 Lions itinerary, which was due to be announced in May but is now expected later this summer according to the New Zealand RFU, has..

July 3, 2015

Jeff Probyn: Merv…the O’Driscoll axe lacked respect

I had to laugh when I read the comments posted by ‘Merv’ following my article about Brian O’ Driscoll being left out of the Lions..

August 9, 2013

Jeff Probyn: O’Driscoll deserved to end his career with dignity

Okay, okay I admit it, I said that I thought the Aussies would win that third Test and the series and I was wrong. Before the tour started..

July 19, 2013

Nick Cain: Gatland defies the abuse to hit jackpot

What the 2013 Lions tour revealed is that for all the power inherent in the concept of the four Home Unions united, unity within the..

July 18, 2013

Nick Cain says Lions’ selection errors would have proved costly in New Zealand

Sam Warburton says that he has no truck with the defeatist claptrap which says that the Lions cannot win in New Zealand four years from..

July 18, 2013

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