Lions

jim williams

Lions 2013: Should the Force be weakened?

WHEN ONE former Wallaby was asked whether he would be happy to be a senior Western Force player rested for today’s clash with the British and Irish Lions he responded…

Rory Best

Lions 2013 Player Profile: Rory Best

A SHOCK omission from Warren Gatland's original squad, Best was called up after Dylan Hartley's verbal assault on referee Wayne Barnes in the Aviva Premiership final saw the hooker banned…

Sam Warburton

A Welsh perspective on the Lions squad

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…

kelly brown and scotland

RBS 6 Nations: Ireland analysis: Round 3

SOMETIMES THE stats do lie. If you didn’t know the score at Murrayfield on Sunday and were just handed the match data afterwards, everything would suggest that Ireland had beaten…

warren gatland lions

RBS 6 Nations: Mid-term report – Lions XV

THE BRITISH and Irish Lions are still hotter than a Justin Bieber and David Beckham collaborative calendar. Need proof? Every single test ticket for this summer's tour sold out in…

Media scrum: Martin Johnson had a tough RWC 2011

Lions 2013: Gatland stumbles into selection storm

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'…

Jason Robinson

Leigh Halfpenny’s Lions memories

WALES FULL-BACK Leigh Halfpenny watched the Living with Lions video that followed the 1997 tour to South Africa countless times and remembers the 2001 trip to Australia well too. Here…