Lions

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…

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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…

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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…

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…

Warren's winners: Who will Gatland pick in his Lions' line-up next summer in Australia?

The legacy of the Lions

IN LESS than a year Warren Gatland will take a squad of the best players from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales to Australia, with the aim of becoming the first…

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Lions 2013: Guide to Brisbane

A ‘SEA of red’ dominated the crowd at The Gabba for The British & Irish Lions’ first Test in 2001 and became the iconic image of that year’s Tour to…