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#British and Irish Lions

# 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.

# british-and-irish-lions - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

5 reasons the Wallabies will trounce the Lions… according to the Aussies

‘The limey Brits and pasty Irish won’t know what hit them,’ say experts.

George North fitness lifts Lions for first Test

Assistant coach Rob Howley today said his countryman was fully recovered from a hamstring strain

McGeechan: Gatland can lead Lions to victory

The tourists lost to the Brumbies yesterday but Geech reckons Gatty will get it done.

# british-and-irish-lions - Monday 17 June, 2013

Jamie Roberts set to miss first Wallabies Test

It’s another blow for Warren Gatland’s tourists ahead of next Saturday’s first Test with the Aussies.

Michael Cheika: Jonny Sexton gave me a ‘dirty look’ after Waratahs game

The former Leinster boss says the Wallabies will have to win the battle at the ruck to earn a series victory.

# british-and-irish-lions - Sunday 16 June, 2013

‘I’m more shocked than you’ — Shane Williams surprised by Lions call-up

The former Wales wing will start on Tuesday.

# british-and-irish-lions - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Lions still have more in their arsenal, says on-fire Davies

The Welshman insists the tourists could have scored more tries against the Waratahs today.

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