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#Lions Tour

# lions-tour-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.

# lions-tour-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.

# lions-tour-2 - Monday 28 October, 2013

London Irish set to announce signing of Wallaby James O'Connor

The 23-year-old started all three Tests against the British & Irish Lions, this summer, at outhalf.

# lions-tour-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.

# lions-tour-2 - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Ryan backs Leinster teammate O’Brien to show his claws against Tipuric

The flanker hit the 50-cap mark for his province last weekend and hopes to make it 51 against Ospreys.

# lions-tour-2 - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Tuilagi's Irish teammate calls Cameron bunny ears prank a 'brain fart'

“He’s a very funny fella and was just trying to have a laugh,” said Leicester Tigers’ Niall Morris.

# lions-tour-2 - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman guests of honour at 10 Downing Street

A sign of times to come? The BOD for President campaign begins now.

# lions-tour-2 - Thursday 5 September, 2013

O'Driscoll admits Gatland resentment after Lions axing 'kick in the guts'

The centre revealed he was not aware he had been dropped from the matchday 23 until it was read out to the whole squad.

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.

# lions-tour-2 - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Lions star George North gets Saints start against Leinster

The Welsh winger has been named in a strong Northampton side for the Friday night clash in Donnybrook.

# lions-tour-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.

# lions-tour-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.

# lions-tour-2 - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Sean O'Brien: Lions victory 'top of the pile' but Irish success comes first

The Leinster flanker has a spot of farming, then celebrating, to do when he gets home to Carlow.

No comment from O'Driscoll or Heaslip as Irish Lions welcomed home

Sean O’Brien and Jonny Sexton carried out their final press duties on a long 2012/13 season.

# lions-tour-2 - Monday 8 July, 2013

6 Lions players that enhanced their reputation Down Under

Many of the tourists arrived with big reputations, some fly back as genuine Lions legends.

BO'D: 'You can't mouth words and then not live them when it's your turn'

The Lions centre feels Warren Gatland justified his contentious selection call by destroying the Aussies 41-16.

Losing Wallabies coach Robbie Deans: OUT. Ewen McKenzie: IN.

The Australian Rugby Union are expected to confirm the news on Tuesday but you can’t keep a good story down.

Check out this cool timelapse video of the Lions' stunning Third Test win Rapid Glory This post contains videos

Check out this cool timelapse video of the Lions' stunning Third Test win

Take four minutes out of your day to re-live the series-winning game in high speed.

# lions-tour-2 - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Four more years? Gatland won't rule out another Lions tour

Would you like to see the coach lead the Lions to New Zealand in 2017?

Things escalated quickly at the Lions' victory party last night

Stuart Hogg wore nothing but his Speedos and Owen Farrell threw a trident.

How the Irish Lions rated on their series-winning tour to Australia

We assess which Irish players had the most impact on the Lions’ first series win since 1997.

Lions skipper Jones pays tribute to iconic Halfpenny after Test masterclass

The Welsh fullback won the Player of the Series.

# lions-tour-2 - Saturday 6 July, 2013

BO'D and Foxy Davies are best buddies but Gatland has a new favourite Drinking Buddies This post contains videos

BO'D and Foxy Davies are best buddies but Gatland has a new favourite

The Kiwi declared Alex Corbisiero was his man of the match. He had a good point.

Champagne, James Bond and 'Las Vegas baby'! Victorious Lions party in style

Winning a Lions series and making plans to tear it up in Sydney was not enough to keep eight Lions offline.

Feast your eyes on the Lions' series-clinching victory over Australia Highlights This post contains videos

Feast your eyes on the Lions' series-clinching victory over Australia

Hot and fresh out of the YouTube kitchen.

Like the DVD, but live: Sexton partying like it's 1997 after sealing series win

Break out the Dom Pérignon, Mr Bond.

Reaction: Bittersweet symphony as Gatland's Lions eventually get the job done

The Kiwi coach has his Lions victory, but a missing Irish centre still overshadows the win.

"I'll always have Lions series winner on my CV, that's what counts" - O'Driscoll

Welsh centre Jonathan Davies, meanwhile, said he felt like ‘public enemy number one’ before the match.

How the Lions rated in their 3rd Test victory over Australia

It took them a while, but the Lions finally played some rugby in the second half of this 16-41 victory.

As it happened: Lions v Australia, Third Test – 2013 Tour History Makers This post contains videos

As it happened: Lions v Australia, Third Test – 2013 Tour

One legend watched from the sidelines while the chance to become legends awaited for Sexton, Bowe and O’Brien.

Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland's voicemail abuse*

*As imagined by some extremely chagrined Lions supporters.

David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it

The former Ireland and Lions flanker questions many of Warren Gatland’s last-ditch squad selections ahead of today’s decider.

# lions-tour-2 - Friday 5 July, 2013

Denis Hickie recalls his Lions experiences of taking on an entire nation in 2005

“Everywhere you went, it was rugby, it was the Lions, and everybody was telling you the All Blacks were going to beat you.”

Can you guess who Simon Zebo and his Lions team-mates are impersonating?

Also featuring Sean O’Brien, Mike Phillips and awful, awful impressions.

"I'm not mad on Gatland's tactics" - Ian Madigan on Lions finale

The Leinster and Ireland outhalf was not the only person who was “shocked” by Brian O’Driscoll’s squad omission.

"I gambled and it paid off" - Lions legend Ieuan Evans on series-winning try in 1989 Lions 2013 This post contains videos

"I gambled and it paid off" - Lions legend Ieuan Evans on series-winning try in 1989

The Welsh winger pounced on a loose David Campese pass to beat the Australians.

O'Driscoll recall rumours prove false but Bowe is 'ready to play rugby'

Don’t say that to Warren Gatland, Tommy, he might drop you.

# lions-tour-2 - Thursday 4 July, 2013

The 'collect my dole' flag from Euro 2012 resurfaces on the Lions Tour

These boys are on a long social welfare leash.

1 change in Australia team as they seek 1 more win to send Lions packing

George Smith is back in the Green and Gold after a three-year hiatus from international rugby.

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