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#British and Irish Lions

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Sunday 21 April, 2019

Warren Gatland set for 2021 Lions role - report

A British newspaper says the board hoped to agree terms with the experienced New Zealander within a month.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Sam Warburton retirement a 'red flag' for rugby

The former Wales and British Lions captain this week announced he was hanging up his boots at the age of 29.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Saturday 30 December, 2017

British and Irish Lions captain heads sports New Year Honours list

Sam Warburton has skippered the team on two separate tours.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 22 December, 2017

'Barry John was in the bath when the intruder entered his bedroom'

Warren Gatland, Vern Cotter, Joe Schmidt and others reflect on the legacy of the British and Irish Lions.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Monday 21 August, 2017

World Cup winner Dawson reveals heart surgery after tick bite

The 44-year-old won 77 caps for his country and played seven times for the British and Irish Lions.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Lions prop arrested after Auckland Test

Kyle Sinckler has apologised after he was picked up by police at about 3am Sunday after a “minor disorder”.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Rory McIlroy meets Pep and more of our favourite sports pics from the past week

We review a busy few days of action via a series of memorable images.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Jordie Barrett smashed a 40m drop goal as he jogged off at half time, for the craic Skillz This post contains videos

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Saturday 1 July, 2017

'13 penalties is way too much' - Itoje aiming for improvement after landmark victory

The 22-year-old English star says his side must show greater discipline ahead of the series decider.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 23 June, 2017

Strange as it seems, Gatland's no-nonsense approach makes sense for the Lions

Tommy Martin on what the New Zealander brings to the tourists.

Brian O'Driscoll looks delighted to be presenting Peter O'Mahony with his Test jersey

From one Irish Lions captain to another.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'They're calling me sir' - Rory Best on his OBE award

The Ulster and Ireland star will captain the Lions this Tuesday against the Chiefs.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

As It Happened: Highlanders v The Lions

We had all the action from Dunedin.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Monday 8 May, 2017

Ben Youngs' absence leaves Lions feeling subdued on 'Messy Monday'

Warren Gatland spoke about the difficult situation that prompted the England scrum-half to withdraw from the squad.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Henry warns of 'suicidal' Lions schedule

The 2011 World Cup winner has said it could shatter the confidence of the team.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Gatland: Perform against the All Blacks and I'll put a big tick beside an Irish player's name

The Lions head coach admits Ireland players can stake a claim for selection with big performances against the world champions.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Thursday 23 April, 2015

An injury has forced a former British & Irish Lion to hang up his boots

Calling it a day after winning 46 international caps.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 20 June, 2014

40 years on, Lions legend JPR Williams is still rocking lush sideburns

The dashing, doctoral Welshman joined 14 of his British & Irish Lions teammates for a reunion in Belfast.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this' The Long Goodbye This post contains videos

Stephen Ferris: There were dark days when I thought 'Sh*t, I can't make this'

The retired Ulster, Ireland and Lions flanker opens up about his all-too-short comeback from a debilitating ankle injury.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Leinster to announce new signings on Tuesday amid reports of Kane Douglas coup Citizen Kane This post contains videos

Leinster to announce new signings on Tuesday amid reports of Kane Douglas coup

Blues coach Matt O’Connor will address the media on Monday but will not be answering questions on the Australian lock.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Conor Murray: 'There's a Triple Crown on the line and that's a great position to be in'

The Munster and Ireland scrum-half is relishing his first trip to Twickenham.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Neck injury rules England prop Dan Cole out of Ireland Six Nations clash

The Leicester Tigers forward is to have an indefinite “rest” from rugby after he was assessed to have a bulging disc.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 7 February, 2014

Check out this superb BOD v Gatland front page story from Wales

That’s a monument we would love to visit on our summer holliers.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 17 January, 2014

Justin Tipuric: 'No better way of bouncing back than beating Leinster'

The Ospreys flanker is determined to end a disappointing Heineken Cup campaign on a high.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

French media reporting that Leigh Halfpenny has signed for Toulon

La Provence says the Welsh fullback will join the reigning Heineken Cup champions next season.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Monday 30 December, 2013's A to Z of the sporting year

Featuring MONKeano, Simon Zebo, Annalise Murphy, Shane O’Donnell and more…

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

9 moments that defined the Lions’ series win against Australia

From George North’s wonder try to Kurtley’s slip, BO’D getting dropped and a dig-out from our favourite French referee.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Monday 9 December, 2013

Cian Healy and Sean O'Brien Leinster doubts ahead of Northampton clash

The fitness update on Sean O’Brien is slightly more positive.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 25 October, 2013

Gatland considered dropping on knees to 'ask Irish public for forgiveness'

The Lions coach was interviewed on the Late Late Show and asked about his decision to drop Brian O’Driscoll.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Saturday 12 October, 2013

As it happened: Ospreys v Leinster, Heineken Cup

Two of the top sides in the Pro12 go head-to-head at the Liberty Stadium this evening.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Sunday 29 September, 2013

BOD's masterclass and Paulie roars back: Here are your Pro12 highlights

The try-scoring floodgates opened for Ulster but Connacht could not make it four Irish wins from four.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 27 September, 2013

'Sublime' - Leinster coach raves about Brian O'Driscoll's stunning return

The outside centre showed all the eagerness and energy of an Academy star in his side’s bonus point victory.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Lions prop cleared of biting charge despite bloody finger evidence

Former England back Austin Healey remarked, “You don’t put your fingers in a dog’s mouth.”

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Brian O’Driscoll: ‘Is Warren Gatland on the Christmas card list? Unlikely’

The Leinster and Ireland centre opened up to Sky Sports about his “resentment” towards Lions coach Warren Gatland.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Tommy Bowe to have exploratory surgery on injured wrist

While Ulster are refusing to put a timescale of Bowe’s return, he may not play again until October.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Monday 29 July, 2013

Lions Tour movie, featuring stunning BO'D twist, set for August release Blockbuster This post contains videos

Lions Tour movie, featuring stunning BO'D twist, set for August release

The movie, featuring numerous George North highlights, will be released on 5 August.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Jonny Sexton plays it safe with English ‘hello’ message for French fans

Racing Metro’s new outhalf chose not to crack out the French.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Monday 22 July, 2013

Sexton could be reunited with Lions teammate Halfpenny at Racing Metro

The French club are reported to be one of three sides competing with Cardiff Blues for the Welsh fullback.

Rob Kearney loved his Where's Wally costume on his brother's Ibiza stag

The Leinster and Ireland fullback partied it up at the impressive Ushuaia Hotel at the weekend.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - 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.

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