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Why The Lions Tour Is Good News For Eddie Jones And England

SANTA FE, ARGENTINA - JUNE 17: Eddie Jones, Head Coach of England looks on prior to the ICBC Cup match between Argentina and England at Estadio Brigadier General Estanislao Lopez on June 17, 2017 in Santa Fe, Santa Fe. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images,)

Whilst Eddie Jones has spent the summer working with the country’s next generation of exciting talent, coming away from the notoriously hostile environment of Argentina with a 2-0 series win, much of his core of senior players have been battling it out with New Zealand’s finest, which is great news for the men in white. Inevitably, the build-up to the …

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All Blacks Vs Lions: Why The Sinckler-Perenara Incident Shouldn’t Just Be Brushed Under The Carpet

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - JULY 01: A fight between TJ Perenara of the All Blacks and Kyle Sinckler breaks out on full time during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Westpac Stadium on July 1, 2017 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Last weekend I wrote a piece on TJ Perenara’s behaviour towards the referee during the second Test of the Lions series, which included my opinion on the incident that involved both the scrum-half and the visitors’ Kyle Sinckler in an altercation after the final whistle. It is vitally important that we do not erode our sense of responsibility towards officials in …

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Lions S&C Staff Deserve Tremendous Credit For Lions Consistency

It can’t be easy being a fitness or a strength and conditioning coach for the British and Irish Lions. Even before the tour started, months of preparation would have been undertaken with regards to liaising with players’ clubs and countries to gather a huge amount of information.  Injury profiles, training programmes, dietary requirements – all of this and more would …

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Warren Gatland Explains Why He Made No Changes To The Lions Squad

Warren Gatland has named an unchanged matchday 23 for the series decider against the All Blacks at Eden Park in Auckland on Saturday.  When we ran our poll during the week, you, the audience, decided you wanted two changes to the team with Jack McGrath and Courtney Lawes coming in for Mako Vunipola and Alun Wyn Jones, respectively. However, Gatland …

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Warren Gatland Names His Squad As Lions Bid To Make History

So here we are. We now know the two match day squads which face off against each other on Saturday in one of the most eagerly anticipated Lions Test matches in recent memory as Warren Gatland has just announced his side two hours after Steve Hansen named his squad. Hansen named his side earlier on this evening and it included …

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