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#British and Irish Lions

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Lucrative Lions: Gatland's squad earning €1.8m more per season than All Blacks

New data has detailed some interesting differences between the sides.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

Warburton learned of Lions honour in supermarket car park

For the second British and Irish Lions tour running, Sam Warburton has been named captain.

Watch: Live announcement of the British and Irish Lions squad And It's Live This post contains videos

Watch: Live announcement of the British and Irish Lions squad

Warren Gatland’s selections will be unveiled in London at midday.

Hartley expected to miss out as Lions squad speculation ramps up

Ireland will likely have a sizable contingent for the tour to New Zealand.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 14 April, 2017

Lions to share over €3 million jackpot should they win series in New Zealand

Each player will earn a significant tour fee, plus a bonus should they win.

# british-and-irish-lions - Saturday 8 April, 2017

Brian Moore recovering in hospital after suffering heart attack

The BBC pundit has thanked staff for saving his life after suffering a heart attack.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Zebo hoping for healthy Munster contingent on Lions tour to New Zealand

“Earlsy went two tours ago and he only had one or two caps. There’s loads of opportunities for every player playing in these isles.”

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 31 March, 2017

Wilkinson: Lions leadership group more important than captaincy

Having a leadership group should be paramount for the British and Irish Lions on their tour of New Zealand, says Jonny Wilkinson.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Lions injury scare for Alun Wyn Jones as Wales captain ruled out for 'initial' six weeks

The positive is that he doesn’t require surgery on his shoulder.

Eddie Jones makes a case for a four-captain Lions' leadership group

England head coach Eddie Jones thinks a captain from each country would suit the Lions in New Zealand.

# british-and-irish-lions - Monday 20 March, 2017

Warren Gatland considering Owen Farrell for Lions captaincy

Gatland says the England back is among the candidates for the role.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 17 March, 2017

Lions fans reckon Rory Best should tour ahead of Dylan Hartley

Conor Murray comes as the most selected Irish player on the app.

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Gatland adds Jenkins and Rowntree to Lions coaching ticket for New Zealand tour

It will be a fifth tour for both men.

# british-and-irish-lions - Monday 20 February, 2017

Billy Vunipola admits he 'probably won't make' Six Nations finale against Ireland

The Saracens back row was the a clear key to England’s resurgence under Eddie Jones last year.

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Farrell: Six Nations bonus-point system will suit Ireland - and the Lions

There’s a big 2017 ahead for the Ireland and the Lions defence coach.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Hansen says Lions will be 'ready to rumble' in New Zealand

“In every position they’ve got real depth,” he says.

# british-and-irish-lions - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Lydiate to miss the Six Nations - and probably the Lions tour too

Damage to his anterior cruciate ligament means the Wales flanker will require surgery.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

'England should have at least 15 in Lions squad'

Eddie Jones believes the Lions have a real opportunity to beat the All Blacks and thinks England should be heavily represented in the squad.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

England World Cup winner backs Itoje for Lions captaincy

The Saracens star has leadership qualities similar to those of Martin Johnson, says Lewis Moody.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

McGeechan convinced Gatland will be named as Lions boss tomorrow

McGeechan convinced Gatland will be named as Lions boss tomorrow

The Wales head coach is expected to lead the combined side on their New Zealand tour next year.

# british-and-irish-lions - Sunday 19 June, 2016

'Absolutely no' - Eddie Jones rules out leading the Lions in New Zealand

The England head coach currently has no interest in a job which Warren Gatland is expected to land again.

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Ireland rugby legend Tony Ward named president of Limerick FC

The former star agreed to the role after being approached by chairman Pat O’Sullivan.

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Lancaster being considered to lead Lions on New Zealand tour

Chief also open to negotiating contract issue that Joe Schmidt believes would prevent him from taking the position.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Schmidt rules himself out of Lions coaching role

The Kiwi says his contract with the IRFU wouldn’t allow him to lead the tour to his homeland next year.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Lions CEO: Gatland is top contender for 2017 tour of New Zealand

John Feehan says Lions are unlikely to look outside Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales for their man.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Samoan star calls the Lions the ‘most stuck-up’ team in the world after Pacific Island snub

Samoan star calls the Lions the ‘most stuck-up’ team in the world after Pacific Island snub

Eliota Fuimaono-Sapulo says he will be “sh****ng on them” for the next two years.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 10 July, 2015

It’s time to book the camper van… the Lions tour details to New Zealand have been announced

This is one to talk about with friends over the weekend.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Gatland interested in Lions job for 2017 tour

The Wales coach says he would be keen to take charge of the squad in his homeland in four years’ time.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 20 September, 2013

Lions trailer features unseen footage of Zebo’s captaincy phone call to Rob Penney

If this is anything to go by, the new Lions documentary will be awesome.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Manu Tuilagi ‘sorry’ for David Cameron bunny ears photo prank

The England centre caused a stir at the Lions’ reception yesterday.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 19 July, 2013

Warburton is gone ’til November as hamstring injury won’t go away

The Welsh captain picked up the injury playing for the British and Irish Lions.

# british-and-irish-lions - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Sean O’Brien singing Mumford And Sons in Sydney’s Cock and Bull Yeow! This post contains videos

Sean O’Brien singing Mumford And Sons in Sydney’s Cock and Bull

The Tullow Tank was celebrating the Lions’ series win down under.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 5 July, 2013

I’d have picked Brian O’Driscoll, admits Lions legend McGeechan

“He is also a great leader. I worry that the Lions will miss that sort of influence,” Geech added.

‘We ain’t Lion’ — one Dublin restaurant is still on the BOD bandwagon

This Aungier Street eaterie put its hand up for most puntastic sign of the day.

O’Driscoll axing a masterstroke, says Gibbs

The Welshman reckons Warren Gatland made the right call on BOD.

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Stoic O’Driscoll earns praise from Welsh centre Jonathan Davies

“After the team was announced BOD came over and shook my hand and congratulated me,” Davies revealed.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

The Brian O’Driscoll / Hitler Downfall video is one of the best yet Gatland's Downfall? This post contains videos

The Brian O’Driscoll / Hitler Downfall video is one of the best yet

Every cloud has a silver lining…

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Wise-cracking koalas, sagely kangaroos and, yes, Lions on show as Lions go to the zoo

Jonathan Sexton got a little too cosy with that critter for our liking.

This post-Lions defeat Downfall spoof is a pretty good way to get you smiling this Tuesday Lions 2013 This post contains videos

This post-Lions defeat Downfall spoof is a pretty good way to get you smiling this Tuesday

The Führer can’t believe Ryan Grant never got on the pitch.

# british-and-irish-lions - Monday 1 July, 2013

Wallabies emotionally drained, says Farrell ahead of crunch third Test

Australia skipper James Horwill was in tears after the one-point win on Saturday.

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