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Five Outside Contenders For The Lions Captaincy

The British and Irish Lions captaincy is one of the more hotly debated topics in northern hemisphere rugby. In the build-up to every Lions tour rugby fans from across Britain and Ireland debate who should lead the Lions, and why. The captaincy generally goes to one of the current captains of the home nations, but as seen with Martin Johnson and Paul …

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Farrell Backs Best To Lead British & Irish Lions

Ireland assistant coach Andy Farrell has backed Ireland captain Rory Best to skipper the British and Irish Lions on next year’s tour of New Zealand. Farrell joined Ireland as a defence coach in January but insists that Best’s performances for Ireland should put him in contention to captain the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand. “There’s no doubt that he’s a contender …

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