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Watch: There’s Excited And Then There’s ‘Graham Rowntree Wrecking The Ceiling With His Head’ Excited

It’s fair to say that the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour of Australia was a resounding success. Securing a Test series victory in emphatic fashion had fans in raptures and already looking ahead to the tour of New Zealand. Now, four years on and with the Lions facing a do-or-die second Test against the now double-defending world champions, excitement has …

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Watch: Will Greenwood Hints At Surprise Lions Call-Up For Retired Star

The British and Irish Lions will take on New Zealand in less than 24 hours at Eden Park for their first of three Tests against the world champions. Following a six-match build-up, anticipation couldn’t be higher. Prior to the commencement of the tour, the assumption was that attrition would be high within the squad. The fast-paced and hard-hitting southern hemisphere style of …

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Ross Moriarty Out Of Lions Tour With Back Injury

Wales flanker Ross Moriarty has joined Stuart Hogg on the sidelines for the remainder of the tour following confirmation from the Lions camp that he has been ruled out with a back injury. The 23-year-old was involved in the Lions opening match against the Provincial Barbarians and there had been high hopes that the Gloucester flanker would be challenging for …

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Farrell Or Sexton – The Simple Answer To Who Should Start For The Lions Against The All Blacks

The old adage about the difference a day can make is ringing loud and true for the British and Irish Lions following their redemptive defeat of the Crusaders on Saturday. Following their dismal opening performance to the Provincial Barbarians and their loss to the Blues, anything other than a victory in Christchurch would have sparks scenes of horror and despair …

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Former All Black Lets Rip On Lions ‘Jet Lag’ Excuses For Performance Against The Provincial Barbarians

It’s fair to say the New Zealand media was unanimously derogatory towards the British and Irish Lions following their lacklustre and error-strewn 13-6 victory over the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday. Unfortunately for the tourists, it was criticism that was fully deserved. The performance delivered by the Lions was so far below par that fans are now nervously looking …

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Watch: Lions Scrum-Half Rhys Webb’s Hilarious Post-Match Photo With A Fan And His Kitchenware

The British and Irish Lions got off to an inauspicious start in New Zealand on Saturday, with an error-strewn and laboured 13-7 victory over the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Whangarei. While it was expected to be easiest of the ten fixtures facing the Lions this summer, the tourists made tough work of it against a spirited home side. Having only arrived …

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