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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

Jeff Probyn: One match to go, and these Lions could end up legends

With the mid-week games over and just one game to go, I am already suffering from Lions fatigue and can’t wait for it all to end. The..

July 6, 2017

Same players trusted by Lions ahead of Series decider

The British & Irish Lions have named an unchanged starting line-up and bench for the decisive third Test against New Zealand at Eden..

July 6, 2017

Three changes for All Blacks and Read to win 100th Cap in decider

All Blacks captain Kieran Read will win his 100th Test cap in the Series decider against the British and Irish Lions in Auckland on..

July 6, 2017

Brendan Gallagher: As the pressure ramped up, so cool Gatland kept his nerve

This Test was not only a compelling thriller which instantly claims its place in Lions folklore but a game which neatly combined two of the..

July 5, 2017

Jeremy Guscott: Lions prove they have stomach for the battle

To beat an All Blacks side that have lost only six games since the World Cup in 2011 – and not at home since 2009 – is really some..

July 5, 2017

Warburton returns for Lions  in Wellington

Sam Warburton will captain The British & Irish Lions against New Zealand in the second Test in Wellington on Saturday. Tour captain..

June 29, 2017

Henshaw and North ruled out of Lions tour

Robbie Henshaw and George North have been ruled out of the rest of The British & Irish Lions Tour due to injuries suffered against the..

June 29, 2017