aus v lions

SO IN the end it was a pair of props and a rampant last twenty minutes that prised two balanced outfits apart, the Lions’ power game coming to the fore…

Collision course: BOD's omission has been met with dismay

THE THIRD Test is looming. The Lions and Australia have won one match each, and nerves are getting twitchy as each side prepares to nick the series at the death.…

third test preview

HAS WARREN GATLAND got the selection right? How will the Lions cope without their captain, Sam Warburton? Can the Wallabies build on the momentum of winning the second Test, and…

lawrence dallaglio

IT’S SQUEAKY-BUM time! The series is currently drawn at one Test win each for Australia and the Lions, and with the decider looming on Saturday rugby fans all over the…

Jubilant Japan: Tokyo rejoices as Japan beat Wales for the first time

THE SUMMER tour schedule is over, with the exception of the Lions. All the Six Nations sides are done and now the players can look forward to a relaxing five…

Creative force: Christian Wade set up several attacks

MEDIA BLACKOUT on the tours of North America, South America, Japan and South Africa from the home nations could have been an unfortunate by-product of the Lions stint Down Under.…

Gethin Jenkins

SAM WARBURTON was announced as Lions captain last week and will face a big challenge to bring together players from four nations as they head to Hong Kong and Australia.…

Wrecking-ball: Tuilagi is hugely powerful

AFTER FOUR years, the waiting is finally over. In less than 24 hours, the names of 37, or 38 players will be read out to a media scrum in South-West…

Gain line breaker: A veteran of the 2009 Tour, Jamie Roberts is the a heavy duty attacking weapon

IN THE aftermath of the Six Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…