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#British and Irish Lions

# british-and-irish-lions - Yesterday’s News

'It's what every parent would wish for their son': Peter O'Mahony's father

Peter O’Mahony will captain the British and Irish Lions against the All Blacks tomorrow .

'There's always a minority' - Rob Howley disappointed by Spencer incident with fan on Lions tour

Tour manager John Spencer was confronted at a restaurant.

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# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Greats of world and Irish sport congratulate O'Mahony on Lions captaincy

It’s a day the Munster man won’t be forgetting in a hurry.

Read recovers to lead All Blacks in first Test as Hansen springs surprise on wing

Rieko Ioane and Sonny Bill Williams have been included in the All Black side.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

As it happened: Chiefs v The Lions

We followed all the action from Hamilton as Warren Gatland’s side faced more Super Rugby opposition.

# british-and-irish-lions - Saturday 17 June, 2017

As it happened: Maori All Blacks v The Lions

Warren Gatland’s side faced their stiffest test in the form of an exciting Maori outfit. We followed all the action from Rotorua.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

As It Happened: Highlanders v The Lions

We had all the action from Dunedin.

# british-and-irish-lions - Saturday 10 June, 2017

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10 Lions 2017 This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions back on track, Irish players standing out and the battle for No. 10

Murray Kinsella joins Ryan Bailey live from Christchurch to look back at this morning’s victory.

Another step in the right direction - Farrell positive after Lions win

He kicked all of the British and Irish Lions’ 12 points in their win over the Crusaders and Owen Farrell sees improvement in the tourists.

'A lot of people had written us off, there had been a lot of criticism'

After an unconvincing start to the tour, Warren Gatland was pleased to see the British and Irish Lions improve in defeating the Crusaders.

As it happened: Crusaders v The Lions

Warren Gatland’s men were in desperate need of a big result in Christchurch.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

It may look like fun and games, but Kangaroo Courts play a serious role on Lions tours

The importance of team-bonding should not be overlooked says sports psychologist Dr. Ciara Losty.

As it happened: Auckland Blues v The Lions

We followed the second game of the 2017 tour as Warren Gatland’s side faced Super Rugby opposition.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

Under-pressure Gatland has made a rod for his own back, says Eddie O'Sullivan

The former Ireland boss says the Lions are under pressure to perform against the Blues thanks to Warren Gatland.

# british-and-irish-lions - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'A damp squib' - Media mock Lions' opening effort in New Zealand

‘Is that all you got?’

As it happened: New Zealand Provincial Barbarians v The Lions Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: New Zealand Provincial Barbarians v The Lions

We followed all the action from Whangarei as the 2017 tour got underway.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

Watch: British and Irish Lions receive traditional haka welcome upon arriving in New Zealand Welcome Ceremony This post contains videos

Watch: British and Irish Lions receive traditional haka welcome upon arriving in New Zealand

The Lions also sang during the ceremony.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

'I said it in jest' - Jones rows back on Gatland criticism

The England coach claims he meant no disrespect when criticising the tactics of the Lions boss.

Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen

Warren Gatland’s side arrive in New Zealand tomorrow.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Hansen: Lions could buckle under pressure

The mind games have started.

# british-and-irish-lions - Saturday 13 May, 2017

O'Driscoll spear tackle fallout helped 'galvanise' All Blacks, says Graham Henry BOD

O'Driscoll spear tackle fallout helped 'galvanise' All Blacks, says Graham Henry

“The guys had respect for Brian and they didn’t want that to happen. I think they handled it pretty well.”

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

England star's honest assessment of Lions omission: 'Peter O'Mahony played his way in — I failed'

James Haskell was left out of Warren Gatland’s squad for this summer’s New Zealand tour.

All Black hooker Dane Coles suffering concussion symptoms and may miss Lions showdown

Headaches are hampering the player’s recovery from injury too.

# 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.

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