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#lions 2017

# lions-2017 - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Garry Ringrose was very close to making the 41-man Lions squad

The 22-year-old Ireland and Leinster centre was ‘very unlucky,’ according to Warren Gatland.

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

New data has detailed some interesting differences between the sides.

Lions 'clutching at straws' if Ireland's Chicago win an inspiration, insists Steve Hansen

‘We are going to get a similar game style to what we’ve always got whenever we’ve played a Warren Gatland team’ says the all Blacks coach.


# lions-2017 - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'He was one of the standout players of the Six Nations, never mind the props'

The Lions are excited about what Tadhg Furlong can do against the All Blacks.

Ryan misses out but 'point of difference' Henderson makes Lions squad

Steve Borthwick says Henderson’s ability to cover six was attractive for the Lions.

11 Ireland players included in British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand tour

Donnacha Ryan, Keith Earls and Simon Zebo are among those to miss out on selection.

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What are your Lions squad predictions?

Recent history looks good for English players.

# lions-2017 - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'You just can’t think about it' - Earls not stressing over Lions call

The 29-year-old was a Lions tourist in 2009 in South Africa.

# lions-2017 - Monday 17 April, 2017

How well do you know your Lions history?

The touring squad is announced this week.

# lions-2017 - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Sexton: 'The facts and how it's portrayed can be slightly different'

Lions boss Warren Gatland has previously questioned the Ireland out-half’s durability.

Warren Gatland's son named in NZ Barbarians squad to face his father's Lions

21-year-old Bryn is part of a core group of 19 provincial players for the tour opener.

# lions-2017 - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Leading Lion Sam Warburton sidelined for six weeks before tour to NZ

The tour kicks off in Whangarei in just under nine weeks’ time.

# lions-2017 - 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.”

All Blacks line up Samoa for pre-Lions warm-up

‘In 2005, we played Fiji and that set us up very well,’ says NZRU chief Steve Tew.

# lions-2017 - Thursday 30 March, 2017

BOD: Uncapped England import Solomona could be the bolter for the Lions

“If there was an outside bet, I think he’s not a bad one.”

# lions-2017 - Friday 16 September, 2016

'It’s priceless for growing' - Ireland's Farrell on learning from the Lions

The Englishman was part of Warren Gatland’s staff on the 2013 tour.

# lions-2017 - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Schmidt’s welcome to ‘tough’ Lions job, says Gatland with an eye on 2017 schedule

‘I’m not thinking about the Lions,’” says Warren Gatland after reeling off a chunk of the tour itinerary.

# lions-2017 - 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.

# lions-2017 - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Plan on watching the next Lions Tour? You’ll need a Sky subscription

The broadcaster has tied up six long-term rights agreements as it bids to keep BT Sport at bay.

# lions-2017 - Tuesday 9 July, 2013

Planning ahead: 10 Irish players who could line out for the Lions in 2017

Brace yourself, New Zealand. These kids are (hopefully) coming

# lions-2017 - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Four more years? Gatland won’t rule out another Lions tour

Would you like to see the coach lead the Lions to New Zealand in 2017?