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#Lions

# lions - Thursday 21 May, 2020

World Cup winner Pieter-Steph du Toit withdraws contract termination notice

The 27-year-old is staying with the Stormers and Western Province.

# lions - Thursday 7 May, 2020

'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads choose their midfields and back threes.

# lions - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Leinster's Lancaster would be an ideal addition for the Lions next year

The 50-year-old has enjoyed helping young players like Ryan Baird and Harry Byrne to develop.

# lions - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Gatland wants the Lions to face the All Blacks before South Africa tour

The former Wales boss will be head coach on a third Lions tour next year.

# lions - Friday 27 March, 2020

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009

The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.

# lions - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win

The Lions very nearly produced a comeback victory against South Africa in their first Test in 2009.

# lions - Monday 2 March, 2020

'The kids don't care whether you win, lose or draw. They just want to have the craic'

Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony on the influence of his father and bouncing back from disappointments.

# lions - Monday 27 January, 2020

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler

The 26-year-old will make the move from Harlequins this summer.

# lions - Sunday 3 November, 2019

2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks

Rassie Erasmus wants the Boks to become a consistent force between now and then.

# lions - Sunday 27 October, 2019

Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021

The Wales boss was proud of his side’s effort in their World Cup semi-final defeat to the Springboks.

# lions - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Gatland set to be named Lions head coach for the third time tomorrow

The 2021 Tour is to South Africa.

# lions - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

Former England coach Rowntree in talks with van Graan's Munster

The 48-year-old is currently part of the Georgia coaching staff ahead of the World Cup.

# lions - Saturday 4 May, 2019

'The one thing that stood out was the stag... The stag stands its ground'

South African coach JP Ferreira has been in charge of stingy Munster defence this season.

# lions - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

IRFU confirm Jack McGrath will join Ulster from Leinster next season

The 29-year-old has struggled for form and fitness this season with his native province.

# lions - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

'I don't spend a lot of time at home already, so it's probably high time I did'

The Ireland boss didn’t rule out the possibility of taking on the 2021 Lions.

# lions - Monday 31 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Lion kills young worker in US conservation park Wildlife

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park

Alexandra Black had spent just 10 days as an intern in the facility.

# lions - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides

‘We believe this is an approach that can work for South African rugby in its broadest sense.’

# lions - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown ROG This post contains videos

Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown

The Lions’ heartbreaking run of final defeats extends to a third year in a row after this morning’s result.

# lions - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'There is a lot of things they get away with': Lions coach to meet with refs over Crusaders' tactics

Ahead of the Super Rugby final, Lions coach Swys de Bruin has called for his side to get a “fair deal” against the Crusaders.

# lions - Friday 6 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa Game Reserve

Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

The men entered the game reserve armed with a rifle and an axe, and were found dismembered the following day.

# lions - Friday 1 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie German zoo finds missing lions, tigers and jaguar hiding in their enclosures On The Run

German zoo finds missing lions, tigers and jaguar hiding in their enclosures

A bear which had broken free from its enclosure was however shot dead.

# lions - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Turning the lion hunters into lion defenders Photo Essay

Turning the lion hunters into lion defenders

An NGO is attempting to convince a rural community in Tanzania to give up their old ways.

# lions - Monday 27 November, 2017

Lions back row to join Dragons as Bernard Jackman makes first major signing

Ross Moriarty is making the move from Gloucester.

# lions - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby

‘What we are doing is trying to make sure the welfare of Jared is foremost.’

# lions - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

'The older you get, you really appreciate how hard it is to get in here': Murray working to stay at the top

The Munster, Ireland and Lions scrum-half was named RWI player of the year last night.

# 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.

# lions - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Lions experience has O'Mahony primed to get on with the job through distraction or disappointment

‘You’re gutted inside for 10 minutes, then you get on with it.’

# lions - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Sean O'Brien 'expressed an opinion, but he shouldn't have singled out Howley' - Rory Best

‘Seanie doesn’t necessarily always do things the way most people perceive to be the best way.’

# lions - Saturday 30 September, 2017

'It was pretty stupid': Ospreys hooker Baldwin misses match after getting bitten by an actual lion

“I don’t know what sort of wildlife show Scott has been watching where you can pat a lion on the head as if it’s a kitten.”

# lions - Monday 25 September, 2017

Lions cut fixtures for 2021 South Africa tour - reports

It all reportedly comes after pressure from Premiership clubs.

# lions - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism

‘My views on the Lions tour were honest and genuine and solely with the intention of building on what was a great tour,’ writes O’Brien.

# lions - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Rassie resists temptation to bring Lions back for 'a hell of a challenge' against Glasgow

But Ulster will have Iain Henderson available for the visit of the Dragons.

# lions - Thursday 31 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park Pride Of Cork This post contains images

First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park

Asian lions are endangered as there are only about 500 individuals remaining in the wild.

# lions - Friday 4 August, 2017

Altitude and Ackerman's 'perfect ending' stacked against Crusaders in Jo'burg Super Rugby final

Scott Robertson’s men were the best New Zealand team this season, but the Lions look in rude health on home soil.

# lions - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Lions capitalise on controversial Barrett yellow card to reach Super Rugby final Revenge This post contains videos

Lions capitalise on controversial Barrett yellow card to reach Super Rugby final

Jaco Peyper’s decision has been called into question.

# lions - Sunday 23 July, 2017

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final Jo'burg Classic This post contains videos

Late, great 58 metre penalty keeps the Lions on home run towards Super Rugby final

The Hurricanes go to Johannesburg to keep up their title defence next weekend, while the Crusaders and Chiefs do battle in Christchurch.

# lions - 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 This post contains videos

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

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

# lions - Sunday 9 July, 2017

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

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

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

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

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