Lions squad

So far, it’s all been entirely predicable. The Lions have been written off from Invercargill in the South, to Auckland in the North. They’ve been castigated by local media as…

Israel Dagg

Part of New Zealand’s World Cup-winning team of 2011 but omitted for the 2015 tournament, Israel Dagg last year rediscovered his best form and won his 50th Test cap. The…

Ben Te'o

The 2017 Lions tour kicks off within hours after what has seemed an interminable wait. With the Provincial Barbarians expected to put up the least resistance to the Lions in…

Scarlets

 Northampton Saints can’t feel hard done by over Picamoles The poaching of Louis Picamoles to Montpellier has resulted in some rather aggressive teeth-grinding in English rugby. But it is worth…

Jordie Barrett scores

The Lions could be seeing double this summer if the All Blacks give Jordie Barrett the chance to reprise his Super Rugby partnership with brother Beauden

Jonathan Joseph

European player drain killing Australian and South African rugby The fact that wage inflation in the Top 14 and Aviva Premiership is affecting domestic rugby in other countries isn’t exactly…