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# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 8 July, 2017

The Rugby Show: Reaction in New Zealand to the Lions' second-ever drawn series The Rugby Show This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: Reaction in New Zealand to the Lions' second-ever drawn series

The 1955 tour of South Africa was the only other drawn Lions series in history.

As it happened: New Zealand v The Lions, third Test Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: New Zealand v The Lions, third Test

The series was on the line in Auckland. We followed all the action from Eden Park.

# mtn-golden-lions - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Gatland keeps the faith with Lions team selection as four Irish players to start in decisive third Test

The Lions coach sticks with the side that triumphed in Wellington.

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 1 July, 2017

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider Analysis This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider

Gavan Casey is joined by Murray Kinsella on the line from Wellington to look back on this morning’s massive Test win against the All Blacks.

# mtn-golden-lions - Friday 30 June, 2017

'We’ve a good relationship - apart from trying to kill each other at the Aviva!'

Johnny Sexton takes over at 10 for the Lions tomorrow, with his good friend Owen Farrell moving to 12.

# mtn-golden-lions - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Pairing up Sexton and Farrell is a bold call from Warren Gatland

The two playmakers will start alongside each other in the second Test against the All Blacks.

# mtn-golden-lions - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Lots of outside 'noise' but Lions must now produce performance of a lifetime

Warren Gatland believes is Test team are totally focused on the task.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'There’s been a significant campaign against me personally' - Gatland

The Lions coach has felt targeted by the New Zealand Herald.

Criticism of devaluing Lions jersey fed into Gatland not using his bench

The ‘geography six’ were kept on the bench against the Hurricanes, even as a big lead got away from the tourists.

As it happened: Hurricanes v The Lions

Warren Gatland’s side faced the defending Super Rugby champions in Wellington.

# mtn-golden-lions - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony named Lions captain for the first Test

Warren Gatland has sprung a couple of surprises for the clash in Auckland.

The Lions have earned respect in New Zealand but they're still outsiders

The tour is back in Auckland after a whirlwind three weeks that have seen Warren Gatland’s side grow.

'You need to put your hand up. There's going to be injuries'

CJ Stander went well on his final audition for a place in the Lions’ first Test 23.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain

The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.

Former Scottish and Lions player reveals that he is suffering with motor neurone disease

Doddie Weir earned 61 Scotland caps during an illustrious career.

Lions find attacking spark against Chiefs to build momentum for first Test

Warren Gatland’s midweekers kept the confidence flowing before the first All Blacks clash.

# mtn-golden-lions - Monday 19 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend

The Munster flanker is in with a good chance of leading the Lions in Auckland.

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Hansen sniping away, but Gatland has to focus on the Lions' rugby

The Lions face a crucial game against the Māori today in Rotorua.

Ross Moriarty ruled out of remainder of Lions tour with back injury

The Wales back row was injured in the opening game of the tour.

# mtn-golden-lions - Friday 16 June, 2017

Lions reinforcements on way as Gatland set to announce 5 or 6 call-ups

Warren Gatland is set to bring in additional players for his midweek team.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'To have played two games and lost two games is pretty frustrating for me'

Robbie Henshaw was disappointed with the Lions’ inability to see out a win in Dunedin.

# mtn-golden-lions - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony

The Lions scrum-half says this squad is well able for criticism in New Zealand.

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Warren Gatland was impressed with the 'outstanding' Sean O'Brien

Peter O’Mahony also made a big impression in the back row.

Brilliant night for Furlong and the rest of the Irish Lions in Christchurch

It was a great night for the Irish contingent.

# mtn-golden-lions - Friday 9 June, 2017

The Lions are taking on one of the best clubs in the world tomorrow

Scott Robertson’s Crusaders have been in sublime form this year.

# mtn-golden-lions - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Two of Warren Gatland's key Lions finally pair up on Saturday

Conor Murray and Owen Farrell start in the halfbacks against the Crusaders.

Leinster-bound Lowe named as part of Maori All Blacks squad to face the Lions

It was confirmed in March that James Lowe would be joining Leinster.

Crusaders XV includes All Black tight five in another huge test for the Lions

The Super Rugby leaders have named an impressive starting team for Saturday.

Two new faces included in imposing All Blacks squad for Lions series

Steve Hansen has called up Jordie Barrett, meaning there are three brothers in the same All Blacks squad for the first time.

# mtn-golden-lions - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'I don’t think there's a lot of difference between the Super Rugby sides and All Blacks'

Warren Gatland says he is happy to have tough tests in the build-up to the All Blacks clashes.

Pressure mounts on Gatland's Lions as brilliant Blues win in style

Warren Gatland’s men were poor again as they suffered a 22-16 defeat at Eden Park.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'They'd love to see me get smashed' - Payne on familiar soil in Auckland

The Ireland centre left the Blues for Ulster back in 2011.

# mtn-golden-lions - Monday 5 June, 2017

Payne, Henshaw, McGrath and Stander start the Lions' second game

Welshman Ken Owens will captain Warren Gatland’s side in Auckland on Wednesday.

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland Sbw

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland

Sonny Bill Williams has been pencilled into the XV for Wednesday’s game.

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'I think the powers-that-be will think about the schedule and preparation'

Warren Gatland was unhappy with how his players travelled to Whangarei yesterday.

# mtn-golden-lions - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember the last Lions tour to New Zealand in 2005?

It’s 12 years since the last tour to face the All Blacks.

'Johnny Sexton said, 'Don't worry about him, he's a midfielder!'' 10

'Johnny Sexton said, 'Don't worry about him, he's a midfielder!''

Owen Farrell and the Ireland out-half are set to battle for the Lions’ 10 shirt.

# mtn-golden-lions - Sunday 28 May, 2017

O'Mahony straight onto Lions duty but Munster defeat will rankle

‘We definitely saw their attacking coming,’ said the Munster captain.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Henshaw looking to follow in Irish Lions BOD and Wood's footsteps

Still just 23, the Ireland centre is backing himself to push into the Lions Test team.

# mtn-golden-lions - Monday 22 May, 2017

McGrath all clear for Lions tour after x-ray and Sean O'Brien passes scan too

Johnny Sexton had a HIA after Leinster’s Pro12 semi-final defeat but will train tomorrow.

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