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#The Lions

# the-lions - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Gatland holds 'a couple of informal conversations' over coaching Lions in 2021

The Kiwi has overseen the previous two Lions tours and hasn’t ruled himself out of leading the team to South Africa.

# the-lions - Monday 11 September, 2017

'It's not about being selfish today': Lions Uncovered trailer gives sneak peek inside tour to New Zealand Teaser This post contains videos

'It's not about being selfish today': Lions Uncovered trailer gives sneak peek inside tour to New Zealand

The new Lions film saw every player wear a microphone for every training session.

# the-lions - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

'I'm eternally indebted to Jodie for flying them out': Best shares special Lions moment with family

The Ireland captain had his family in attendance at the Westpac Stadium this morning.

# the-lions - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Distance didn't help, says Schmidt, as Ireland players overlooked for late Lions call

“It’s something I don’t have any control over.”

'Dad arrived yesterday so it was good timing': O'Mahony proud and honoured to lead Lions

The Munster captain was superb in Rotorua.

As it happened: Maori All Blacks v The Lions

Warren Gatland’s side faced their stiffest test in the form of an exciting Maori outfit. We followed all the action from Rotorua.

# the-lions - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Dan Carter not writing the Lions off after his Chicago prediction went wrong

The legendary All Black out-half says his team will face a tougher challenge from the Lions than some of the warm up games suggest.

# the-lions - Monday 12 June, 2017

'I rocked up to the rugby club in full Man United kit and just fell in love with the game there'

Prop Kyle Sinckler starts tomorrow for the Lions but he may not have been in New Zealand at all if it wasn’t for a conversation with two team-mates last year.

# the-lions - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

'Sometimes you need to get a punch to the face': Stander confident Lions will learn from mistakes

The Munster number eight believes the setback will help the squad improve.

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions' inaccuracies, indiscipline and why they need a big result on Saturday Live From Auckland This post contains videos

The42 Rugby Show: The Lions' inaccuracies, indiscipline and why they need a big result on Saturday

Murray Kinsella joined Ryan Bailey live from Eden Park to dissect this morning’s game.

Lions get their own taste of 'rugby chaos' and more talking points from Auckland

Plus, a lack of discipline costs the tourists and the brilliance of Sonny Bill Williams.

How we rated the Lions as Gatland's men slipped to first defeat of 2017 tour

A disappointing result but there were a couple of encouraging individual performances.

As it happened: Auckland Blues v The Lions

We followed the second game of the 2017 tour as Warren Gatland’s side faced Super Rugby opposition.

# the-lions - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'One out of one': Warburton sees disjointed win as an important building block

The tourists did just enough to see off the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians this morning.

As it happened: New Zealand Provincial Barbarians v The Lions

We followed all the action from Whangarei as the 2017 tour got underway.

# the-lions - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen

Warren Gatland’s side arrive in New Zealand tomorrow.

# the-lions - Friday 26 May, 2017

'It was the greatest tour I was ever on but there's still a huge amount of pain and regret'

He should look back on it with a huge sense of pride but Shane Byrne’s memories of the 2005 Lions tour are skewed by the disappointment of a series defeat.

# the-lions - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Big smiles, fidget spinners and a thumbs up - the Lions visited Temple Street today

Warren Gatland’s squad are in Ireland this week.

# the-lions - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

We've no idea what the Lions are up to at their training camp but it looks like important work

Are the lads about to rob a bank in the nip?

# the-lions - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'It makes perfect sense': Quinlan not surprised by Payne's Lions inclusion

The former Munster flanker feels Cian Healy is unlucky to miss out.

'You find out like everyone else on TV. It's cruel in a sense but adds to the whole drama of it'

As Warren Gatland prepares to name his Lions squad for this summer’s tour, Tommy Bowe recalls his anxious wait to receive the call in 2009 and 2013.

# the-lions - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Conor McGregor and The Lions: Number 1 on Google in Ireland in 2013

McGregor’s popularity exploded in Ireland this year with his MMA feats.

# the-lions - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

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Amy Huberman nik naks number 10 Downing Street

She’s the best. That’s just it.

# the-lions - Monday 13 May, 2013

Brian O'Driscoll hoping to be fit for Amlin decider, says Warren Gatland

And the Lions coach reckons BOD will make the flight to Oz.

Troubled Wallaby Beale to stand down indefinitely, miss Lions tests

Amid reports of alcohol-related issues, the ARU said Beale, would enter a private health facility to undertake counselling.

# the-lions - Thursday 9 May, 2013

The Aussies' 'Living With A Lion' spoof will make you want to beat them even more Wallabies This post contains videos

# the-lions - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

'It's my first semi-final and probably one of my hardest' - O'Mahony ready for Clermont showdown

The Munster star also says he’s been “picking up things” from the more experienced players.

# the-lions - Monday 28 November, 2011

Australia confirm details for the Lions' return Down Under in 2013

The British and Irish Lions will play tests against Australia in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney as part of their 2013 tour.