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Lions Full-Back Hogg To Miss Rest Of Tour Following Horror Injury

The British and Irish Lions have confirmed that they have suffered their first tour ending injury, hours before the take on the Highlanders in Dunedin. Going into the fourth game of their summer tour, the Lions are aiming to continue their winning ways and build momentum ahead of their opening Test with New Zealand in 11 days time. Now, in …

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Gatland Continues To Tinker With His Lions XV For Highlanders Clash – Sam Warburton Returns As Captain

The relentless British and Irish Lions tour schedule continues as Warren Gatland names his squad to face the Highlanders on Tuesday, with Sam Warburton named as captain. The Lions got their tour back on track against the Crusaders on Saturday with a confidence boosting 3-12 win in Christchurch that saw the home side kept tryless for the first time in …

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“We’ll Get The Kitchen Sink Chucked At Us” – Lions Fans Need To Take Comfort From All Black Boss Hansen

It’s fair to say that following Wednesday’s defeat to the Blues, British and Irish Lions fans are somewhat nervous about the eight remaining games of the long awaited tour of New Zealand. A lacklustre and way below par performance against the Provincial Barbarians last weekend was followed up by a worrying defeat on Wednesday, leaving many to question whether Lions …

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The One Statistic That Should Have Lions Fans Twitching With Fear

The British and Irish Lions suffered their first defeat of the 2017 tour of New Zealand on Wednesday evening (local time) and as fans, coaches and pundits pick apart the result, there is one statistic which sits ominously apart from the rest. Despite a typically impressive performance from Lions debutant CJ Stander, who led with carries and tackles, as well as …

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Forget ‘Warrenball’ And Say Hello To The New Lions Strategy Rob Howley Calls ‘Rugby Chaos’

The British and Irish Lions have been under the media microscope since their lacklustre victory over the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday and ahead of their second match against the Blues on Wednesday, Lions coach Rob Howley has spoken of the renewed focus within the squad. Howley toured with head coach Warren Gatland for the successful 2013 Test series in Australia …

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