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# lions-2017 - Today’s News

Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas
# PGA Tour
# PGA Tour

Rory McIlroy hits final round of 66 to win the CJ Cup in Las Vegas

2 hours ago 1,208 Views 2 Comments

It is McIlroy’s 20th title on the PGA Tour.

Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers
# Carbon Footprint
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# Carbon Footprint

Facebook flags Irish gas suppliers for running carbon footprint ads without disclaimers

2 hours ago 2,339 Views 3 Comments
  • Facebook has flagged advertisements from three Irish gas suppliers for not including a particular disclaimer, Lauren Boland reports.
  • Energia, Electric Ireland and Calor Ireland have run ads that encourage people to reduce their carbon footprint by becoming a customer.
  • Climate campaigners are calling for an EU-wide ban on fossil fuel advertising, which an Irish MEP says they would support.

# lions-2017 - Yesterday’s News

Jacksonville end second-longest losing run in NFL history with over 60,000 fans watching on in London
# Upset
# Upset

Jacksonville end second-longest losing run in NFL history with over 60,000 fans watching on in London

3 hours ago 3,756 Views 2 Comments

The Jaguars ended a 20-game losing run by beating the Miami Dolphins thanks to a field goal at the death.

Belfast's Mark Allen beats John Higgins to win his first Northern Ireland Open title
# Success
# Success

Belfast's Mark Allen beats John Higgins to win his first Northern Ireland Open title

3 hours ago 1,019 Views 1 Comment

He came from behind to take the final three frames and triumph 9-8.

Everton loanee on target as Juventus edge Jose Mourinho's Roma
# Getting Better
# Getting Better

Everton loanee on target as Juventus edge Jose Mourinho's Roma

3 hours ago 1,701 Views 0 Comments

Moise Kean’s header was enough to secure a 1-0 win.

18-year-old starlet inspires Barcelona to win
# Relief
# Relief

18-year-old starlet inspires Barcelona to win

4 hours ago 4,043 Views 0 Comments

Ansu Fati came to the rescue again for Ronald Koeman’s side.

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’
# Concern
# Concern

Newcastle fan who received emergency treatment at game ‘stable and responsive’

4 hours ago 51,087 Views 12 Comments

The supporter was taken ill during the 3-2 defeat to Tottenham with the match suspended for 20 minutes.

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?
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# Quiz

Quiz: How much do you know about these famous dynasties?

5 hours ago 18,561 Views 5 Comments

How about these succession plans.

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'
# Breakthrough
# Breakthrough

'I never would have seen myself last year in the position that I am'

5 hours ago 21,687 Views 1 Comment

Hannah McLoughlin has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past few years, from adoring fan to Irish hockey star and Olympian.

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know
# Cop26
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# Cop26

The world's biggest climate summit kicks off soon - here's what you need to know

6 hours ago 4,294 Views 10 Comments

“The main thing will be whether there is a willingness to do business or not.”

# lions-2017 - Thursday 1 March, 2018

2017 Lions series earns huge profit for New Zealand Rugby
# Ka-ching
# Ka-ching

2017 Lions series earns huge profit for New Zealand Rugby

Mar 1st 2018, 6:01 PM 13,072 Views 11 Comments

All 10 matches across last summer’s tour were virtually sold out.

# lions-2017 - Thursday 21 September, 2017

O'Brien: 'We should have beaten the All Blacks 3-0. The coaches have a lot to answer for'
# Honest Reflection
# Honest Reflection

O'Brien: 'We should have beaten the All Blacks 3-0. The coaches have a lot to answer for'

Sep 21st 2017, 11:59 AM 38,312 Views 47 Comments

In a typically honest and straight talking interview, Sean O’Brien has strongly criticised the methods of Warren Gatland and his coaches during the summer’s Lions tour.

# lions-2017 - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

Lessons from O'Callaghan and Stringer ensure 'hungry' Sexton not winding down any time soon
# Made To Last
# Made To Last

Lessons from O'Callaghan and Stringer ensure 'hungry' Sexton not winding down any time soon

Aug 9th 2017, 12:00 PM 19,841 Views 16 Comments

Trophy-less since his return from Paris, the out-half is hoping to make his presence felt with Leinster this season.

# lions-2017 - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Johnny Sexton played Lions series decider with a broken wrist
# Warrior
# Warrior

Johnny Sexton played Lions series decider with a broken wrist

Jul 20th 2017, 10:36 AM 14,235 Views 37 Comments

The Leinster man also injured his ankle in the same game, but played through the pain.

# lions-2017 - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan reflects on the Lions tour and looks forward to Ireland's next challenge
# Mane Man
# Mane Man

The Rugby Show: Eddie O'Sullivan reflects on the Lions tour and looks forward to Ireland's next challenge

Jul 11th 2017, 3:00 PM 10,792 Views 12 Comments

The countdown to South Africa starts here, doesn’t it?

# lions-2017 - Monday 10 July, 2017

Johnny Sexton to join Sean O'Brien in having injury scanned in New Zealand
# Concerns
# Concerns

Johnny Sexton to join Sean O'Brien in having injury scanned in New Zealand

Jul 10th 2017, 12:05 AM 14,605 Views 20 Comments

The Leinster pair will know more after scans on Monday in Auckland.

# lions-2017 - Sunday 9 July, 2017

Lions standout Furlong finally gets chance to reflect on incredible season
# Wexford's Finest
# Wexford's Finest

Lions standout Furlong finally gets chance to reflect on incredible season

Jul 9th 2017, 11:00 PM 10,528 Views 17 Comments

The 24-year-old established himself as Leinster, Ireland and Lions tighthead.

Lions review: How did the backs perform in New Zealand?
# Overview
# Overview

Lions review: How did the backs perform in New Zealand?

Jul 9th 2017, 10:10 PM 12,861 Views 17 Comments

Jonathan Davies and Conor Murray were the pick of the backs for us.

Lions review: How did the forwards perform in New Zealand?
# Review
# Review

Lions review: How did the forwards perform in New Zealand?

Jul 9th 2017, 2:31 PM 17,082 Views 16 Comments

We’ve taken a look back at each player’s performance on the tour.

Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series
# Epic
# Epic

Everyone feeling weird but that was a wonderful Lions series

Jul 9th 2017, 12:28 PM 21,509 Views 33 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men will leave New Zealand feeling that they achieved success.

Lions feel they would have won series with an extra week's prep
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

Lions feel they would have won series with an extra week's prep

Jul 9th 2017, 8:59 AM 6,476 Views 15 Comments

Tour manager John Spencer says the signs for the future are positive.

# lions-2017 - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Lions players' player of the tour Davies caps off terrific season
# Fox
# Fox

Lions players' player of the tour Davies caps off terrific season

Jul 8th 2017, 4:05 PM 9,190 Views 4 Comments

Six weeks on from lifting the Pro12 title, the Welsh centre has been voted Player of the Tour by his fellow Lions.

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 18,228 Views 8 Comments

Why? Why not?

Warren Gatland showed up to his post-match press conference wearing a clown nose
# Gats Entertainment
# Gats Entertainment

Warren Gatland showed up to his post-match press conference wearing a clown nose

Jul 8th 2017, 2:17 PM 17,276 Views 21 Comments

Lions coach has the last laugh after series draw.

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

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

Jul 8th 2017, 2:14 PM 21,061 Views 43 Comments

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

The massive Romain Poite call that decided the Lions v All Blacks series
# Ref Justice
# Ref Justice

The massive Romain Poite call that decided the Lions v All Blacks series

Jul 8th 2017, 1:41 PM 18,687 Views 21 Comments

Poite decided that Ken Owens was accidentally offside, and chose not to award a late penalty.

After 62 years, we were probably due a tied Lions series
# Regression To The Mean
# Regression To The Mean

After 62 years, we were probably due a tied Lions series

Jul 8th 2017, 1:36 PM 4,368 Views 0 Comments

Here’s a very brief history of Lions Test draws after this morning gave us just the second ever shared series.

Player ratings after the Lions take draw from epic series against the All Blacks
# Everyone's A Winner
# Everyone's A Winner

Player ratings after the Lions take draw from epic series against the All Blacks

Jul 8th 2017, 11:49 AM 26,970 Views 28 Comments

The 2005 shambles can be laid to rest now.

'I was ready for extra-time': Warburton left speechless after drawn series
# Spoils Shared
# Spoils Shared

'I was ready for extra-time': Warburton left speechless after drawn series

Jul 8th 2017, 11:42 AM 11,427 Views 11 Comments

Kieran Read said he felt ‘pretty hollow’ on the occasion of his 100th All Black cap.

Gatty the undefeated Lions coach and more talking points after a gripping deciding Lions Test
# Reaction
# Reaction

Gatty the undefeated Lions coach and more talking points after a gripping deciding Lions Test

Jul 8th 2017, 11:00 AM 10,007 Views 16 Comments

A draw left nobody except the people behind the Lions happy.

# lions-2017 - Friday 7 July, 2017

Raising All Blacks: From the NZ coast, via Meath, Kevin Barrett's three boys ready for the Lions
# The Barretts
# The Barretts

Raising All Blacks: From the NZ coast, via Meath, Kevin Barrett's three boys ready for the Lions

Jul 7th 2017, 4:10 PM 9,347 Views 7 Comments

Beauden, Scott, and Jordie Barrett are all part of the All Blacks squad for tomorrow’s decisive Test against the Lions.

Centurion Kieran Read still loves living the dream as pressure ramps up for All Black captain
# Special K
# Special K

Centurion Kieran Read still loves living the dream as pressure ramps up for All Black captain

Jul 7th 2017, 3:36 PM 3,773 Views 3 Comments

Nine years since he made his All Black debut and took on Munster in Thomond Park, Read is the calm voice guiding New Zealand into a pressure-filled third Test.

'I don’t think he intentionally led with his shoulder': Apology accepted and Watson moving on from hard SBW hit
# Bury The Hatchet
# Bury The Hatchet

'I don’t think he intentionally led with his shoulder': Apology accepted and Watson moving on from hard SBW hit

Jul 7th 2017, 10:29 AM 6,538 Views 6 Comments

Hard, but not the hardest hit the 23-year-old has suffered.

Poll: Can the Lions beat the All Blacks again in tomorrow's series decider?
# Weight Of History
# Weight Of History

Poll: Can the Lions beat the All Blacks again in tomorrow's series decider?

Jul 7th 2017, 8:30 AM 9,801 Views 14 Comments

Will the Irish contingent in Gatty’s side be celebrating tomorrow morning?

Lions 10 Johnny Sexton proving his doubters wrong once again
# Interview
# Interview

Lions 10 Johnny Sexton proving his doubters wrong once again

Jul 7th 2017, 8:00 AM 32,326 Views 41 Comments

Warren Gatland turned to the Ireland out-half in the Lions’ time of need and he delivered.

This game is a major test of the mental mettle of these All Blacks
# Lion Killers
# Lion Killers

This game is a major test of the mental mettle of these All Blacks

Jul 7th 2017, 6:30 AM 4,215 Views 5 Comments

Steve Hansen appreciates that the final Lions Test will tell us more about the All Blacks.

# lions-2017 - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Henderson one of the unlucky ones after Gatland rewards winning Lions
# Confidence
# Confidence

Henderson one of the unlucky ones after Gatland rewards winning Lions

Jul 6th 2017, 10:57 PM 13,406 Views 12 Comments

Warren Gatland believes his unchanged 23 have more to give in the final Test.

'We're seeing the best of him' - O'Brien making his mark in New Zealand
# Sob
# Sob

'We're seeing the best of him' - O'Brien making his mark in New Zealand

Jul 6th 2017, 10:13 PM 15,715 Views 9 Comments

All Blacks openside Sam Cane has big respect for the Irishman.

'The best teams learn their lessons in victory as well as defeat'
# Kicking On
# Kicking On

'The best teams learn their lessons in victory as well as defeat'

Jul 6th 2017, 3:00 PM 11,385 Views 6 Comments

Jonny Sexton insists the Lions are tuned in for Saturday’s crucial third Test.

The Rugby Show: Hansen takes a gamble and Gatland sticks to his guns
# Lions 2017
# Lions 2017

The Rugby Show: Hansen takes a gamble and Gatland sticks to his guns

Jul 6th 2017, 9:38 AM 8,729 Views 28 Comments

Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey preview one of the biggest tests in recent Lions’ history.

'This group of players, they have an opportunity to leave a bit of a legacy'
# Chance
# Chance

'This group of players, they have an opportunity to leave a bit of a legacy'

Jul 6th 2017, 8:04 AM 6,533 Views 3 Comments

Warren Gatland wants his Lions squad to seize their shot at history.

Nicknames, place-kicks and nerves: Beauden and Jordie start together
# Barrett Bros
# Barrett Bros

Nicknames, place-kicks and nerves: Beauden and Jordie start together

Jul 6th 2017, 6:58 AM 9,591 Views 7 Comments

20-year-old Jordie Barrett makes his first All Blacks start alongside his brother.

# lions-2017 - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 5th 2017, 8:02 PM 39,257 Views 79 Comments

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

Jordie Barrett and Laumape make first starts as All Blacks recall Savea
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Jordie Barrett and Laumape make first starts as All Blacks recall Savea

Jul 5th 2017, 6:06 PM 14,627 Views 26 Comments

Steve Hansen has made some interesting changes to his backline.

The Rugby Show: 'If the All Blacks lose it changes the perception of their brand'
# Mane Man
# Mane Man

The Rugby Show: 'If the All Blacks lose it changes the perception of their brand'

Jul 5th 2017, 3:00 PM 12,342 Views 27 Comments

Eddie O’Sullivan joined us to look ahead to the tour decider.

A gamble or a gain? All Blacks could hand Test start to 20-year-old Barrett
# Rookie
# Rookie

A gamble or a gain? All Blacks could hand Test start to 20-year-old Barrett

Jul 5th 2017, 9:50 AM 13,805 Views 24 Comments

The Lions reckon Steve Hansen will pick the Hurricanes man at fullback.

Williams emerges as injury concern ahead of Lions team naming
# Doubt
# Doubt

Williams emerges as injury concern ahead of Lions team naming

Jul 5th 2017, 6:36 AM 14,270 Views 7 Comments

The Lions are expecting Jordie Barrett to start at fullback for the All Blacks.

# lions-2017 - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'I’m going to be speaking to his agent' - George impressed with Furlong
# Front Row Union
# Front Row Union

'I’m going to be speaking to his agent' - George impressed with Furlong

Jul 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 30,317 Views 10 Comments

The Saracens and England hooker has been excellent for the Lions.

Jet-boats, helicopters and bungees: The Lions' R&R in Queenstown
# Down Time
# Down Time

Jet-boats, helicopters and bungees: The Lions' R&R in Queenstown

Jul 4th 2017, 9:15 AM 11,047 Views 4 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men are enjoying two days off in Queenstown ahead of the final Test.

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