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#Lions

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 8 July, 2017

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 21,060 Views 43 Comments

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

As it happened: New Zealand v The Lions, third Test
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: New Zealand v The Lions, third Test

Jul 8th 2017, 7:28 AM 79,452 Views 63 Comments

The series was on the line in Auckland. We followed all the action from Eden Park.

# mtn-golden-lions - 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 39,256 Views 79 Comments

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

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 1 July, 2017

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider
# Analysis
# Analysis

The Rugby Show: How the Lions pulled off their historic win to set up a series decider

Jul 1st 2017, 3:14 PM 14,235 Views 14 Comments

Gavan Casey is joined by Murray Kinsella on the line from Wellington to look back on this morning’s massive Test win against the All Blacks.

# mtn-golden-lions - Friday 30 June, 2017

'We’ve a good relationship - apart from trying to kill each other at the Aviva!'
# Main Man
# Main Man

'We’ve a good relationship - apart from trying to kill each other at the Aviva!'

Jun 30th 2017, 10:00 PM 14,300 Views 6 Comments

Johnny Sexton takes over at 10 for the Lions tomorrow, with his good friend Owen Farrell moving to 12.

# mtn-golden-lions - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Pairing up Sexton and Farrell is a bold call from Warren Gatland
# Playmakers
# Playmakers

Pairing up Sexton and Farrell is a bold call from Warren Gatland

Jun 29th 2017, 5:55 AM 11,047 Views 12 Comments

The two playmakers will start alongside each other in the second Test against the All Blacks.

# mtn-golden-lions - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Lots of outside 'noise' but Lions must now produce performance of a lifetime
# Make Or Break
# Make Or Break

Lots of outside 'noise' but Lions must now produce performance of a lifetime

Jun 28th 2017, 6:06 AM 7,406 Views 11 Comments

Warren Gatland believes is Test team are totally focused on the task.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'There’s been a significant campaign against me personally' - Gatland
# Victim
# Victim

'There’s been a significant campaign against me personally' - Gatland

Jun 27th 2017, 2:22 PM 6,018 Views 12 Comments

The Lions coach has felt targeted by the New Zealand Herald.

Criticism of devaluing Lions jersey fed into Gatland not using his bench
# Geography Six
# Geography Six

Criticism of devaluing Lions jersey fed into Gatland not using his bench

Jun 27th 2017, 12:46 PM 10,749 Views 31 Comments

The ‘geography six’ were kept on the bench against the Hurricanes, even as a big lead got away from the tourists.

As it happened: Hurricanes v The Lions
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: Hurricanes v The Lions

Jun 27th 2017, 7:45 AM 60,684 Views 37 Comments

Warren Gatland’s side faced the defending Super Rugby champions in Wellington.

# mtn-golden-lions - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony named Lions captain for the first Test
# Team News
# Team News

Peter O'Mahony named Lions captain for the first Test

Jun 21st 2017, 8:10 PM 62,623 Views 126 Comments

Warren Gatland has sprung a couple of surprises for the clash in Auckland.

The Lions have earned respect in New Zealand but they're still outsiders
# Test Time
# Test Time

The Lions have earned respect in New Zealand but they're still outsiders

Jun 21st 2017, 12:01 PM 19,267 Views 28 Comments

The tour is back in Auckland after a whirlwind three weeks that have seen Warren Gatland’s side grow.

'You need to put your hand up. There's going to be injuries'
# Test Hopes
# Test Hopes

'You need to put your hand up. There's going to be injuries'

Jun 21st 2017, 8:01 AM 8,567 Views 9 Comments

CJ Stander went well on his final audition for a place in the Lions’ first Test 23.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain
# Leader
# Leader

'I think he’ll make us proud' - O'Mahony set to be named Lions captain

Jun 20th 2017, 5:07 PM 41,912 Views 48 Comments

The 27-year-old is expected to be confirmed as Test captain tomorrow.

Former Scottish and Lions player reveals that he is suffering with motor neurone disease
# Doddie Weir
# Doddie Weir

Former Scottish and Lions player reveals that he is suffering with motor neurone disease

Jun 20th 2017, 1:12 PM 11,586 Views 9 Comments

Doddie Weir earned 61 Scotland caps during an illustrious career.

Lions find attacking spark against Chiefs to build momentum for first Test
# Report
# Report

Lions find attacking spark against Chiefs to build momentum for first Test

Jun 20th 2017, 10:29 AM 20,339 Views 19 Comments

Warren Gatland’s midweekers kept the confidence flowing before the first All Blacks clash.

# mtn-golden-lions - Monday 19 June, 2017

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend
# Respected
# Respected

Peter O'Mahony the Lions' Test captain? It could happen this weekend

Jun 19th 2017, 10:00 PM 12,495 Views 18 Comments

The Munster flanker is in with a good chance of leading the Lions in Auckland.

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Hansen sniping away, but Gatland has to focus on the Lions' rugby
# Head To Head
# Head To Head

Hansen sniping away, but Gatland has to focus on the Lions' rugby

Jun 17th 2017, 7:20 AM 7,742 Views 16 Comments

The Lions face a crucial game against the Māori today in Rotorua.

Ross Moriarty ruled out of remainder of Lions tour with back injury
# Going Home
# Going Home

Ross Moriarty ruled out of remainder of Lions tour with back injury

Jun 17th 2017, 6:35 AM 6,632 Views 8 Comments

The Wales back row was injured in the opening game of the tour.

# mtn-golden-lions - Friday 16 June, 2017

Lions reinforcements on way as Gatland set to announce 5 or 6 call-ups
# Fresh Faces
# Fresh Faces

Lions reinforcements on way as Gatland set to announce 5 or 6 call-ups

Jun 16th 2017, 12:30 PM 42,999 Views 78 Comments

Warren Gatland is set to bring in additional players for his midweek team.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

'To have played two games and lost two games is pretty frustrating for me'
# Ruthless
# Ruthless

'To have played two games and lost two games is pretty frustrating for me'

Jun 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 11,194 Views 12 Comments

Robbie Henshaw was disappointed with the Lions’ inability to see out a win in Dunedin.

# mtn-golden-lions - Sunday 11 June, 2017

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony
# Pride Of Munster
# Pride Of Munster

'I’ve seen the tough times he’s been through' - Murray thrilled for O'Mahony

Jun 11th 2017, 10:00 PM 13,270 Views 7 Comments

The Lions scrum-half says this squad is well able for criticism in New Zealand.

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Warren Gatland was impressed with the 'outstanding' Sean O'Brien
# Seánie
# Seánie

Warren Gatland was impressed with the 'outstanding' Sean O'Brien

Jun 10th 2017, 4:15 PM 19,185 Views 41 Comments

Peter O’Mahony also made a big impression in the back row.

Brilliant night for Furlong and the rest of the Irish Lions in Christchurch
# Irish Influence
# Irish Influence

Brilliant night for Furlong and the rest of the Irish Lions in Christchurch

Jun 10th 2017, 11:06 AM 15,603 Views 17 Comments

It was a great night for the Irish contingent.

# mtn-golden-lions - Friday 9 June, 2017

The Lions are taking on one of the best clubs in the world tomorrow
# Super Super Rugby
# Super Super Rugby

The Lions are taking on one of the best clubs in the world tomorrow

Jun 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 7,905 Views 8 Comments

Scott Robertson’s Crusaders have been in sublime form this year.

# mtn-golden-lions - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Two of Warren Gatland's key Lions finally pair up on Saturday
# Halfbacks
# Halfbacks

Two of Warren Gatland's key Lions finally pair up on Saturday

Jun 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 9,442 Views 5 Comments

Conor Murray and Owen Farrell start in the halfbacks against the Crusaders.

Leinster-bound Lowe named as part of Maori All Blacks squad to face the Lions
# Making The Cut
# Making The Cut

Leinster-bound Lowe named as part of Maori All Blacks squad to face the Lions

Jun 8th 2017, 10:00 AM 5,064 Views 2 Comments

It was confirmed in March that James Lowe would be joining Leinster.

Crusaders XV includes All Black tight five in another huge test for the Lions
# Big Ask
# Big Ask

Crusaders XV includes All Black tight five in another huge test for the Lions

Jun 8th 2017, 4:23 AM 9,659 Views 9 Comments

The Super Rugby leaders have named an impressive starting team for Saturday.

Two new faces included in imposing All Blacks squad for Lions series
# Black Wave
# Black Wave

Two new faces included in imposing All Blacks squad for Lions series

Jun 8th 2017, 4:00 AM 7,978 Views 6 Comments

Steve Hansen has called up Jordie Barrett, meaning there are three brothers in the same All Blacks squad for the first time.

# mtn-golden-lions - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'I don’t think there's a lot of difference between the Super Rugby sides and All Blacks'
# Optimism
# Optimism

'I don’t think there's a lot of difference between the Super Rugby sides and All Blacks'

Jun 7th 2017, 1:33 PM 6,145 Views 12 Comments

Warren Gatland says he is happy to have tough tests in the build-up to the All Blacks clashes.

Pressure mounts on Gatland's Lions as brilliant Blues win in style
# Outclassed
# Outclassed

Pressure mounts on Gatland's Lions as brilliant Blues win in style

Jun 7th 2017, 10:42 AM 33,378 Views 55 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men were poor again as they suffered a 22-16 defeat at Eden Park.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'They'd love to see me get smashed' - Payne on familiar soil in Auckland
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

'They'd love to see me get smashed' - Payne on familiar soil in Auckland

Jun 6th 2017, 7:15 AM 10,801 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland centre left the Blues for Ulster back in 2011.

# mtn-golden-lions - Monday 5 June, 2017

Payne, Henshaw, McGrath and Stander start the Lions' second game
# Team News
# Team News

Payne, Henshaw, McGrath and Stander start the Lions' second game

Jun 5th 2017, 6:11 AM 12,731 Views 14 Comments

Welshman Ken Owens will captain Warren Gatland’s side in Auckland on Wednesday.

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland
# Sbw
# Sbw

Blues name eight All Blacks in team to face the Lions in Auckland

Jun 5th 2017, 3:54 AM 13,900 Views 6 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams has been pencilled into the XV for Wednesday’s game.

# mtn-golden-lions - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'I think the powers-that-be will think about the schedule and preparation'
# Gats
# Gats

'I think the powers-that-be will think about the schedule and preparation'

Jun 3rd 2017, 2:00 PM 7,506 Views 8 Comments

Warren Gatland was unhappy with how his players travelled to Whangarei yesterday.

# mtn-golden-lions - Thursday 1 June, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember the last Lions tour to New Zealand in 2005?
# It's Quizness Time
# It's Quizness Time

Quiz: How well do you remember the last Lions tour to New Zealand in 2005?

Jun 1st 2017, 3:00 PM 18,025 Views 8 Comments

It’s 12 years since the last tour to face the All Blacks.

'Johnny Sexton said, 'Don't worry about him, he's a midfielder!''
# 10
# 10

'Johnny Sexton said, 'Don't worry about him, he's a midfielder!''

Jun 1st 2017, 6:45 AM 17,197 Views 3 Comments

Owen Farrell and the Ireland out-half are set to battle for the Lions’ 10 shirt.

# mtn-golden-lions - Sunday 28 May, 2017

O'Mahony straight onto Lions duty but Munster defeat will rankle
# Losing Finale
# Losing Finale

O'Mahony straight onto Lions duty but Munster defeat will rankle

May 28th 2017, 7:00 AM 21,471 Views 25 Comments

‘We definitely saw their attacking coming,’ said the Munster captain.

# mtn-golden-lions - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Henshaw looking to follow in Irish Lions BOD and Wood's footsteps
# Robbie Henshaw
# Robbie Henshaw

Henshaw looking to follow in Irish Lions BOD and Wood's footsteps

May 23rd 2017, 12:03 AM 10,708 Views 7 Comments

Still just 23, the Ireland centre is backing himself to push into the Lions Test team.

# mtn-golden-lions - Monday 22 May, 2017

McGrath all clear for Lions tour after x-ray and Sean O'Brien passes scan too
# Injury Update
# Injury Update

McGrath all clear for Lions tour after x-ray and Sean O'Brien passes scan too

May 22nd 2017, 5:47 PM 6,683 Views 5 Comments

Johnny Sexton had a HIA after Leinster’s Pro12 semi-final defeat but will train tomorrow.

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