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#British and Irish Lions

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Yesterday’s News

It's easy to see the sense in Gatland's side of the Sexton debate
# Tough Calls
# Tough Calls

It's easy to see the sense in Gatland's side of the Sexton debate

Fri 7:00 AM 17,825 Views 26 Comments

The Ireland captain has paid the price for a frustrating run of injuries.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Thursday 6 May, 2021

‘La Rochelle reminded me of what we are going to face in South Africa’
# Gatland
# Gatland

‘La Rochelle reminded me of what we are going to face in South Africa’

Thu 7:23 PM 17,678 Views 40 Comments

Warren Gatland has explained why James Ryan and Johnny Sexton missed out on selection for the Lions.

Jenkins admits Lions coaches had concerns over Sexton's 'durability'
# Missed The Cut
# Missed The Cut

Jenkins admits Lions coaches had concerns over Sexton's 'durability'

Thu 3:05 PM 10,756 Views 23 Comments

The Ireland out-half was one of the headline omissions in Warren Gatland’s 37-man squad.

Tight calls could be cruel to Irish contingent as Gatland finalises his Lions squad
# Waiting For The Call
# Waiting For The Call

Tight calls could be cruel to Irish contingent as Gatland finalises his Lions squad

Updated Thu 8:50 AM 31,581 Views 39 Comments

The 36-man squad will be revealed at lunchtime on Thursday.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

'Johnny is absolutely training the house down' – Leinster back Sexton for Lions
# In The Mix
# In The Mix

'Johnny is absolutely training the house down' – Leinster back Sexton for Lions

Updated Wed 8:27 AM 21,863 Views 26 Comments

Stuart Lancaster says the province would have no concerns if their captain toured to South Africa.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Thursday 29 April, 2021

Kelleher: Tempo will be key to keeping La Rochelle's big-game players quiet
# Kba
# Kba

Kelleher: Tempo will be key to keeping La Rochelle's big-game players quiet

Apr 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 4,904 Views 4 Comments

The Leinster hooker says the province need to have an intensity to their play at the Stade Marcel Deflandre.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32
# Bowing Out
# Bowing Out

Former Scotland and Lions winger Tommy Seymour announces retirement at 32

Apr 28th 2021, 12:39 PM 8,615 Views 7 Comments

The back started his career at Ulster and spent 10 years with Glasgow Warriors.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Thursday 22 April, 2021

Warburton: Injury struggles could hurt Sexton's Lions chances
# Doubt
# Doubt

Warburton: Injury struggles could hurt Sexton's Lions chances

Apr 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 5,928 Views 11 Comments

The two-time Lions captain thinks a spot in the starting team may be too big an ask for the out-half.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Friday 16 April, 2021

British and Irish Lions for Jersey training camp ahead of South Africa tour
# On Tour
# On Tour

British and Irish Lions for Jersey training camp ahead of South Africa tour

Apr 16th 2021, 6:18 PM 8,370 Views 4 Comments

Head coach Warren Gatland is due to name his squad on 6 May.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'I'll always do the right thing for Irish rugby' - Farrell responds to Lions talk
# In Demand
# In Demand

'I'll always do the right thing for Irish rugby' - Farrell responds to Lions talk

Updated Mar 4th 2021, 3:03 PM 20,407 Views 29 Comments

The Ireland head coach has been linked with a spot on Warren Gatland’s coaching team.

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

'We all agree that if it can, it should go ahead this year' - Six Nations captains don't want Lions delay
# Lions
# Lions

'We all agree that if it can, it should go ahead this year' - Six Nations captains don't want Lions delay

Jan 27th 2021, 5:33 PM 3,075 Views 0 Comments

There is still major uncertainty surrounding this summer’s planned British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa.

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

Warren Gatland set for 2021 Lions role - report
# Deja Vu
# Deja Vu

Warren Gatland set for 2021 Lions role - report

Apr 21st 2019, 4:38 PM 6,240 Views 11 Comments

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
# Warning
# Warning

Sam Warburton retirement a 'red flag' for rugby

Jul 21st 2018, 7:36 PM 21,687 Views 39 Comments

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
# Reward
# Reward

British and Irish Lions captain heads sports New Year Honours list

Dec 30th 2017, 11:02 AM 6,366 Views 13 Comments

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'
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

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

Dec 22nd 2017, 9:00 AM 10,884 Views 0 Comments

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
# Scare
# Scare

World Cup winner Dawson reveals heart surgery after tick bite

Aug 21st 2017, 11:01 PM 13,278 Views 12 Comments

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
# Trouble
# Trouble

Lions prop arrested after Auckland Test

Jul 11th 2017, 8:23 AM 40,839 Views 38 Comments

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
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

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

Jul 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 6,731 Views 4 Comments

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
# Skillz

Jordie Barrett smashed a 40m drop goal as he jogged off at half time, for the craic

Jul 8th 2017, 2:52 PM 18,219 Views 9 Comments

Why? Why not?

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

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

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

Jul 1st 2017, 9:28 PM 5,586 Views 3 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 11:00 AM 3,962 Views 6 Comments

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
# Captain's Fun
# Captain's Fun

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

Jun 23rd 2017, 8:55 AM 28,288 Views 25 Comments

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
# Honour
# Honour

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

Jun 18th 2017, 12:15 PM 16,466 Views 60 Comments

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
# Minute-by-Minute
# Minute-by-Minute

As It Happened: Highlanders v The Lions

Jun 13th 2017, 7:50 AM 53,606 Views 21 Comments

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'
# Sympathy
# Sympathy

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

May 8th 2017, 12:33 PM 8,712 Views 1 Comment

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
# Hear Him Roar
# Hear Him Roar

Henry warns of 'suicidal' Lions schedule

Apr 18th 2017, 3:26 PM 30,247 Views 27 Comments

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
# Scouting Mission
# Scouting Mission

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

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:45 AM 28,459 Views 74 Comments

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
# Reluctant Retirement
# Reluctant Retirement

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

Apr 23rd 2015, 11:06 AM 12,545 Views 5 Comments

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 Invincibles
# The Invincibles

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

Jun 20th 2014, 5:24 PM 5,568 Views 4 Comments

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
# The Long Goodbye

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

Jun 14th 2014, 10:05 AM 15,039 Views 10 Comments

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
# Citizen Kane

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

May 4th 2014, 1:27 PM 13,764 Views 17 Comments

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'
# Triple Threat
# Triple Threat

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

Feb 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 10,881 Views 13 Comments

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
# Wounded Lion
# Wounded Lion

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

Feb 16th 2014, 8:25 PM 7,054 Views 18 Comments

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
# Mount Grudgemore
# Mount Grudgemore

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

Feb 7th 2014, 10:56 PM 8,770 Views 20 Comments

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'
# Bogey Team
# Bogey Team

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

Jan 17th 2014, 8:15 AM 3,111 Views 10 Comments

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
# In For A Penny
# In For A Penny

French media reporting that Leigh Halfpenny has signed for Toulon

Dec 31st 2013, 2:14 PM 3,678 Views 7 Comments

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

# british-and-irish-lions-2 - Monday 30 December, 2013

TheScore.ie's A to Z of the sporting year
# Review
# Review

TheScore.ie's A to Z of the sporting year

Dec 30th 2013, 9:00 PM 11,328 Views 16 Comments

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
# Jawdroppers
# Jawdroppers

9 moments that defined the Lions’ series win against Australia

Dec 24th 2013, 11:00 PM 7,476 Views 9 Comments

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
# Proper Doubtful
# Proper Doubtful

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

Dec 9th 2013, 3:28 PM 3,633 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Pantomime Villain
# Pantomime Villain

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

Oct 25th 2013, 11:14 PM 33,327 Views 63 Comments

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

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