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#British and Irish Lions

# 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.

# british-and-irish-lions - Sunday 30 June, 2013

It’s Sunday, so here are 14 of our favourite images from the past 7 days Snapshots This post contains images

It’s Sunday, so here are 14 of our favourite images from the past 7 days

Including the most memorable pics from Wimbledon, the Confederations Cup and the Lions.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 28 June, 2013

Welsh prop fined for Lions pub assault

“I hope you recover from your injuries and I’m truly sorry,” Craig Mitchell told a court earlier.

I text my family to say it was game over, says comeback kid Tommy Bowe

The Ulsterman will get his tour back on track tomorrow in Melbourne.

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 27 June, 2013

‘It feels good’ — Tommy Bowe on the hurling glove helping him line out for the Lions

The Monaghan man will bring a bit of GAA with him in Melbourne.

IRB to appeal citing clearance of Wallabies skipper James Horwill

The ARU said in a response that it was ‘surprised and disappointed’ by the IRB announcement.

Pic: ‘Lock Up Your Sheilas!’ – The Maynooth lads are here

Consider this is a fair warning, Melbourne.

Wallaby pair’s late night not ‘best practice’, admits disappointed Robbie Deans

“Suffice to say it wasn’t a comfortable conversation,” said the Australia coach.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Simon Zebo took us on a tour of his Lions crib… here’s what we learned

The Ireland back sports a pair of Lions ‘budgie-smugglers’. For life.

Rebels player suspended for 1 match for dangerous tackle on Simon Zebo

Plus, Wallaby centre Pat McCabe has been ruled out for the rest of the year having aggravated his neck injury.

The Aussies’ Supporter Confidence Index and Lions Whinge Checklist

The lads at GreenandGold have updated their laundry list of touring fans’ complaints.

# british-and-irish-lions - Tuesday 25 June, 2013

WATCH: All the action from today’s Lions victory in Melbourne

Several players put their hands up, we have a bolter and there was some go-forward ball. Full house.

Gatland: Test places still up for grabs after win in Melbourne

The majority of the Lions’ second-string were in action against the Rebels this morning.

# british-and-irish-lions - Monday 24 June, 2013

Lions blow as Paul O’Connell ruled out of tour

It’s been confirmed that the Irish lock suffered a broken arm during the game with Australia on Saturday.

# british-and-irish-lions - Friday 21 June, 2013

Brian O’Driscoll backs Lions versus ‘smart’ Australia

The Ireland talisman will start the first game of a Lions tour for the fourth time tomorrow.

‘Do it for Queen and country’: English cricketers’ cringey good luck message to Lions Lions 2013 This post contains videos

‘Rooting for the Wallabies’ ad causes controversy in Oz ahead of first Test

Rooting means something else down under.

3 new Wallabies that the Lions will look to savage…

Lions fan and rugby blogger Shane O’Leary takes a closer look at Australia’s three new caps to face the Lions tomorrow.

The Lions, summer soccer and lovely hurling… here’s the sport on TV this weekend

Hang on in there. It’s not far ’til pay day now.

# british-and-irish-lions - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Sky Sports say Brian O’Driscoll has participated in 200 Ryder Cups

Pretty good going, in fairness.

In pictures: Irish Lions show George North how to hurl in Brisbane

Simon Zebo and Conor Muray togged out too.

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