# Lions Tour

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# Opinion
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.
# jawdroppers
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.
# in exile
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.
# pantomime villain
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.
# lion taming
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.
# bunnygate
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.
# Downing Out
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.
# Collateral Damage
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.
# resentment
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.
# furious george
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.
# wounded lion
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.
# blockbuster
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 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.
# Hero's welcome
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.
# series winners
6 Lions players that enhanced their reputation Down Under
Many of the tourists arrived with big reputations, some fly back as genuine Lions legends.
# team player
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.
# Game Over
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.
# rapid glory
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.
# Homeward Bound
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?
# hogg tied
Things escalated quickly at the Lions' victory party last night
Stuart Hogg wore nothing but his Speedos and Owen Farrell threw a trident.
# smiling irish
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.
# perfect leigh
Lions skipper Jones pays tribute to iconic Halfpenny after Test masterclass
The Welsh fullback won the Player of the Series.
# drinking buddies
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.
# victory tweets
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.
# Highlights
Feast your eyes on the Lions' series-clinching victory over Australia
Hot and fresh out of the YouTube kitchen.
# living the dream
Like the DVD, but live: Sexton partying like it's 1997 after sealing series win
Break out the Dom Pérignon, Mr Bond.
# Lions 2013
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.
# series winner
"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.
# out of 10
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.
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.
# Lions 2013
Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland's voicemail abuse*
*As imagined by some extremely chagrined Lions supporters.
# column
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.
# now or never
Breakfast with Lions: Jamie Roberts is a lucky man and how to make your very own Adam Jones
It all comes down to this.
# Lions 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.”
# impressions
Can you guess who Simon Zebo and his Lions team-mates are impersonating?
Also featuring Sean O’Brien, Mike Phillips and awful, awful impressions.
# third test
"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.
# Lions 2013
"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.
# Lions 2013
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 flags
The 'collect my dole' flag from Euro 2012 resurfaces on the Lions Tour
These boys are on a long social welfare leash.
# pick me up
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.