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The Top Four Candidates Right Now For 2021 Lions Captaincy

There’s much debate at present about future Lions tours even occurring due to increased demands on players and domestic competition dates.  However, assuming the 2021 Lions will tour South Africa, as per recent tour cycles, who will lead them on this next venture? Here are four candidates who toured New Zealand this summer. ________ 4. Peter O’Mahony Peter O’Mahony captained …

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Watch: Lions Release Stirring Behind The Scenes Footage Of Third Test

As they fly out of New Zealand today after a truly memorable series, the British and Irish Lions’ official website has released stirring behind the scenes footage of last Saturday’s crucial third Test.  A 15-15 draw saw the Lions share the series and become the first touring side to draw a series since 1955. Saturday’s draw also saw New Zealand’s amazing …

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Five Questions For The Lions And All Blacks Coaches Ahead Of The Second Test In Wellington

After a pulsating first Test in which the All Blacks out-Warrenballed the Lions 30-15, will we see any changes in tactics employed by coaches Warren Gatland and Steve Hansen for the second Test in Wellington? Will Gatland drop his captain, Peter O’Mahony? How will the All Blacks approach the game tactically? Here are the five biggest questions which need answers …

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The Five Most Important Things We Learnt From The Lions Selection

Christchurch , New Zealand - 10 June 2017; Peter O'Mahony of the British & Irish Lions following the match between Crusaders and the British & Irish Lions at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

It’s felt like a lifetime of waiting but the Lions and the All Blacks will finally do battle this Saturday. Since landing down under certain players have firmly put themselves straight into that starting team for the first test. However, up until the selection, most fans could only guess who would be playing in what position.  The left wing, the back row and George …

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Warren Gatland Explains Why He Chose Peter O’Mahony To Captain The Lions Against Maori All Blacks

Rotorua , New Zealand - 15 June 2017; Peter O'Mahony, right, and head coach Warren Gatland during a British and Irish Lions press conference at the Matariki Cultural Centre in Rotorua, New Zealand. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

Ireland’s Peter O’Mahony will become the latest player to captain the Lions in this weekend’s clash against the Maori All Blacks. With regular captain Sam Warburton on the bench and none of Alun Wyn Jones, Rory Best or Ken Owens starting either, the Munster flanker has been handed the armband for this Saturday’s fixture in Rotoura. Speaking to the media …

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