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#British & Irish Lions

# british-irish-lions - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Ex-Wales and Lions scrum-half Mike Phillips comes out of retirement to help Scarlets

The 35-year-old has been included in a 27-man squad for the upcoming Pro14 games in South Africa.

# british-irish-lions - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Warren Gatland hits out at Sean O'Brien for 'disrespectful' comments surrounding Lions tour

The Lions head coach said he was disappointed with O’Brien’s recent comments which were critical of the 2017 tour.

Howley accepts Sean O'Brien apology and plans to leave Wales role after World Cup

Coaching in the Premiership or France is on Rob Howley’s bucket list as he plans to leave his position with Wales after the 2019 World Cup.

# british-irish-lions - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

Simon Zebo's future at Munster up in the air

The 27-year-old winger has refused to rule out a potential move away from the province.

# british-irish-lions - Monday 22 May, 2017

The Lions are playing hurling and soccer as their week-long Ireland training camp begins

We assume there’s some actual rugby going on as well.

# british-irish-lions - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Recalled Smith looking to go out on a high in Test decider

The veteran flanker will play his final game against the Lions on Saturday after being named in the Robbie Deans’ starting XV.

# british-irish-lions - Monday 1 July, 2013

O'Driscoll favourite to lead the Lions as Warburton ruled out of third Test

The Welsh player suffered a hamstring injury in Saturday’s second Test in Melbourne.

# british-irish-lions - Sunday 30 June, 2013

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Surf's up for BOD and the Lions on their day off

The lads enjoyed a trip to Noosa Beach after yesterday’s defeat in the second Test.

# british-irish-lions - Monday 20 May, 2013

Gatland won't be handing Wilkinson a late Lions call-up

Only injuries would open the door to the England fly-half’s inclusion, according to the head coach.

Pssst! Just between us, The Lions are in town

Check out the rims that Warren G and the boys brought over.

O'Connor relishing Lions visit after getting the nod ahead of Quade Cooper

The Australian fly-half will be first choice going into next month’s three-Test series.

# british-irish-lions - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Lions hopefuls Ashton and Robshaw left out of England summer tour

Harlequins scrum-half Danny Care has also been omitted from the two-Test trip to Argentina.

# british-irish-lions - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

Rugby farewell to the Lions legend that drove a golf buggy down the M4

Andy Powell’s League switch is a boost for Jamie Heaslip’s chances of a trip to Oz.

# british-irish-lions - Monday 22 April, 2013

Open thread: Who do you want as your Lions back row?

Warburton, Robshaw, O’Brien, Tipuric, Faletau, Heaslip, Croft…. this will be a tough choice for Warren Gatland.

# british-irish-lions - Sunday 21 April, 2013

O'Driscoll for Lions captain but he may not play each Test - Lewis Moody

The former England and lions flanker believes Paul O’Connell’s return has provided a leadership boost.

# british-irish-lions - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Aussies want 1 of these 3 men to captain them against the Lions

We’ll give you a hint, it is not Radike Samo.

Open thread: Who would you pick as the Lions front row?

Irish supporters will expect to hear Cian Healy’s name announced on 30 April. Everything after that is wishful thinking.

# british-irish-lions - Friday 12 April, 2013

'No doubt about it, Paul O'Connell is going on the Lions Tour' - Shane Byrne

The former Ireland and Lions hooker believes the touring squad will be dominated by Welshmen.

# british-irish-lions - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Lions team of the week, according to the official Wallabies website

Ireland and England dominate the projected starting XV for the First Test against Australia.

# british-irish-lions - Thursday 24 January, 2013

Denis Hickie: 'Very good chance of O'Driscoll making Lions tour and outside bet for captain'

The former Leinster and Ireland winger feels the inspirational centre may make it to Australia.

# british-irish-lions - Friday 16 November, 2012

Green pastures: Conor O'Shea believes in Harlequin's triple threat

The former Ireland international has tipped Chris Robshaw for British and Irish Lions captaincy.

# british-irish-lions - Monday 26 March, 2012

The Morning Score: Monday

All the sporting news you need to know on this sunny start to the week.

# british-irish-lions - Monday 5 March, 2012

Paris proves Ireland are better when we're bitter...

…And five other things we learned from the draw in Paris.

# british-irish-lions - Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Who will Ireland turn to if Kidney is given Lions job?

There are some top quality Irish coaches out there, we look at those who could take the hot seat

# british-irish-lions - Friday 31 December, 2010

State Papers: Government tried to stop Moscow Olympics and Lions athletes

The government withdrew funding for the Olympic Council of Ireland for participating in Moscow 1980, and opposed the Lions tour to SA.