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All-rounder Farrell reminds McCaw of legend Carter

Richie McCaw believes Owen Farrell is turning into a Northern Hemisphere version of Dan Carter. McCaw, a double World Cup-winning captain,..

April 20, 2017 with 0 Comments

Sam Warburton “humbled and proud” to be Lions captain again

Sam Warburton has been confirmed as the British & Irish Lions captain for the second Tour in a row. Warburton will lead the tourists to..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

OFFICIAL: British and Irish Lions squad announced

The British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer has been announced today. For the second successive tour, head coach..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Peter Jackson: Dylan must hope Lions history isn’t repeated

The Lions leave the England captain at home, pick his Irish counterpart instead for the series in New Zealand and end up being whitewashed..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Cole: Challenge of Sinckler forcing me to be a better player

England stalwart Dan Cole reckons the sound of thundering heels from young tight-head pretender Kyle Sinckler will ensure he never drops..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Take 45 players to New Zealand, you’re going to need all of them!

The 2017 Lions must go to New Zealand mob-handed – and only heavy hitting hard nuts need apply. That is the message from Dick Best, the..

April 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Lions watch: back rows

New Zealand have been kings of the contest for the ball in the loose for as long as anyone can remember, and even though techniques and..

April 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Jeremy Guscott: Alun-Wyn will be Lions leader…or maybe Conor!

Who should Warren Gatland pick as captain? It is one of the most difficult   selections the 2017 Lions head coach will make, and it is..

April 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Young: Gold standard Launchbury a Lions must

Dai Young would be “hugely disappointed” to see Joe Launchbury left out of the Lions squad tomorrow and he reckons Wasps could have a..

April 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Lions Watch: locks

The giants of the second row have always loomed large in the folklore of the Lions as the driving force behind the most successful tours...

April 14, 2017 with 0 Comments