British and Irish Lions

Jeremy Guscott: Lions should copy Crusaders’ blueprint to restrict Barrett’s influence

Beauden Barrett has a skill-set that would be the envy of a lot of world-class players, but last weekend playing for the Hurricanes against..

May 24, 2017 with 0 Comments

Warburton declares himself FIT for Lions tour

British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton says he is fully fit and ready to “crack on” for the New Zealand tour. Wales..

May 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

Big Billy out of Lions tour

Billy Vunipola has withdrawn from the British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand due to an ongoing shoulder injury. The Saracens No.8..

May 23, 2017 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Jack can be the lad to help swing it for the Lions

You underestimate Jack Nowell at your peril, as many international defence coaches will readily concede. The nuggety Cornishman is not the..

May 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

All Blacks will need big guns firing – Franks

Double World Cup-winning Kiwi prop Ben Franks reckons the array of “world-class” talent within the Lions ranks, led by the indomitable..

May 16, 2017 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Don’t bleed for All Blacks, they don’t care about us

The growing list of New Zealand injuries is starting to worry Steve Hansen. The All Black coach usually does a passable impression of a..

May 10, 2017

Te’o warns Farrell: I’m aiming to be a starter

Ben Te’o has warned fellow British & Lions No.12 hopefuls Owen Farrell and Robbie Henshaw he aims to be a starter during the..

May 10, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Lions snub ‘gutted’ me admits an angry Brown

Raging England full-back Mike Brown has vowed to take out his frustrations on Argentina after revealing his anger at Warren Gatland’s..

May 9, 2017

McGeechan: Lions have quality to win

No one speaks with more authority and knowledge about the British & Irish Lions than Sir Ian McGeechan, who was head coach a record..

May 6, 2017

Only way to beat the All Blacks is all out attack – Robbie Fruean

As a proud Kiwi, Robbie Fruean would never bet against the All Blacks, but he reckons their downfall against the Lions this summer could..

May 5, 2017