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#British & Irish Lions

# british-irish-lions - Monday 3 August, 2020

Gatland confirms talks with Leinster coach Lancaster about Lions role
# Warren G
# Warren G

Gatland confirms talks with Leinster coach Lancaster about Lions role

Aug 3rd 2020, 10:30 PM 11,813 Views 10 Comments

Warren Gatland will take charge of the Lions for a third time when he oversees the 2021 tour to South Africa.

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

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

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

Nov 21st 2017, 6:03 PM 9,965 Views 3 Comments

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
# Lions
# Lions

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

Oct 29th 2017, 8:54 PM 13,600 Views 41 Comments

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
# Apology
# Apology

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

Oct 29th 2017, 4:48 PM 8,208 Views 8 Comments

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
# Doubt
# Doubt

Simon Zebo's future at Munster up in the air

Oct 18th 2017, 3:05 PM 44,140 Views 82 Comments

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
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

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

May 22nd 2017, 2:45 PM 13,949 Views 6 Comments

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
# Last Hurrah
# Last Hurrah

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

Jul 4th 2013, 11:38 AM 1,749 Views 2 Comments

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
# Captain
# Captain

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

Jul 1st 2013, 8:57 AM 10,894 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

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

Jun 30th 2013, 2:36 PM 7,606 Views 1 Comment

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
# No Go
# No Go

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

May 20th 2013, 3:51 PM 1,631 Views 0 Comments

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
# Logistics
# Logistics

Pssst! Just between us, The Lions are in town

May 20th 2013, 11:27 AM 3,907 Views 0 Comments

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
# Lions Tour
# Lions Tour

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

May 20th 2013, 10:29 AM 1,426 Views 0 Comments

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
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

Lions hopefuls Ashton and Robshaw left out of England summer tour

May 8th 2013, 2:30 PM 2,844 Views 12 Comments

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
# Carting Off
# Carting Off

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

Apr 23rd 2013, 12:46 PM 4,729 Views 6 Comments

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?
# Your Say
# Your Say

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 7:30 AM 3,271 Views 20 Comments

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
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

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

Apr 21st 2013, 8:00 AM 4,834 Views 3 Comments

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
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

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

Apr 18th 2013, 8:20 AM 3,590 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Apr 18th 2013, 8:00 AM 4,412 Views 10 Comments

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
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

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

Apr 12th 2013, 11:28 AM 10,867 Views 40 Comments

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
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

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

Feb 6th 2013, 9:51 AM 5,878 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Lions 2013
# Lions 2013

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

Jan 24th 2013, 7:00 AM 9,048 Views 23 Comments

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
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

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

Nov 16th 2012, 4:06 PM 1,041 Views 0 Comments

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
# Early Doors
# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Monday

Mar 26th 2012, 9:44 AM 228 Views 1 Comment

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...
# Six Nations 2012
# Six Nations 2012

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

Mar 5th 2012, 1:56 PM 795 Views 3 Comments

…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?
# Movin' On Up
# Movin' On Up

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

Jan 11th 2012, 7:40 PM 1,346 Views 0 Comments

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
# State Papers
# State Papers

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

Dec 31st 2010, 9:15 AM 740 Views 0 Comments

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