THE ECSTASY and agony of the Lions series is transported to the pages of Rugby World’s August issue, in which we have exclusive interviews with some of the main men. They include Paul O’Connell and Mike Phillips, who helped the Lions maintain their invincible Test run in Brisbane, and Mako Vunipola, who has acquired something of a cult following after…
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Posted 7 months ago
FOR SOME of the 2013 Lions squad, pulling on a red rugby shirt will be a new experience. This won’t be the case for 15 of the players and three of the coaching staff – all of whom are involved with the Wales squad. To have such a large representation from Wales is a real achievement for Welsh rugby.
Posted 10 months ago
IF EVER there was a media brouhaha that your regular Australian rugby fan would want from the British Isles at this time of the year, then Warren Gatland’s purported ‘Anglo-gate’ fits the bill perfectly. In an interview with the Evening Standard yesterday Gatland was quoted as saying of the English. “If they do well in the Six Nations, there will be a reasonable contingent of English players
Posted 1 year ago
WHAT WILL Warren Gatland’s British & Irish Lions squad be wearing in Australia next year? Rugby World exclusively revealed the new Lions shirt today and you can read all about the thinking behind the new design in the December issue, which is on sale 30 October. That edition also includes a feature on ten Lions bolters – left-field selections who have made an impact on tour – so there is plenty to get excited about as the build-up to next summer’s Test series Down Under begins.
Posted 1 year ago
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MELBOURNE IS regarded as the sporting capital of Australia, so it’s the perfect place to spend a week on next year’s British & Irish Lions Tour. The Lions will play two matches in the city next summer, facing Melbourne Rebels on Tuesday 25 June before doing battle with the Wallabies in the second Test of the series four days later.
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