ARTICLES RELATING TO BRITISH AND IRISH LIONS

Vickery: Vote 'No' to Lions name change

2014-09-13 07:36

Former British and Irish Lions prop Phil Vickery has called on the combined side to resist pressure to change their name.

Big guns back for Ireland

2013-11-14 19:56

Ireland will welcome back four members of the victorious British and Irish Lions squad when they host the Wallabies.

Gatland eyes next Lions tour

2013-07-07 10:30

Warren Gatland has made himself a favourite to take the Lions to New Zealand in 2017 by refusing to rule out leading the squad again.

Lions break Aussie hearts

2013-07-06 13:56
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The British and Irish Lions have claimed their first series win since 1997 when they overpowered Australia in the third Test.

Lions legend backs O'Driscoll

2013-07-05 15:00

Legendary Lions coach Ian McGeechan says he would have picked Brian O'Driscoll for this weekend's crunch Test against Australia.

'No grudge' against Horwill

2013-07-04 09:08

Alun Wyn Jones, Lions captain for the third Test against Australia, says he harbours no ill feelings towards James Horwill.

Deans delivers Smith bolter

2013-07-03 23:00

Wallabies coach, Robbie Deans has handed 110-Test veteran George Smith a starting place in the deciding Test against the Lions.

Carter: Why drop O'Driscoll?

2013-07-03 16:00

All Black flyhalf Dan Carter believes the British and Irish Lions have made a big mistake by dropping Brian O'Driscoll.

Lions hopeful of trio's return

2013-07-02 12:52

Lions tour manager Andy Irvine says he remains hopeful of having three key injured players available for the third Test.

Warburton out of Sydney Test

2013-07-01 09:12

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has been ruled out of the series-deciding third Test against Australia.

Lions sweat on Warburton

2013-06-30 15:40

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton is in doubt for next weekend's third Test against Australia.

Wallabies edge Lions in thriller

2013-06-29 13:54
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The Wallabies have beaten the British and Irish Lions in a thrilling match to level the series going into the final Test.

Lions must be ruthless: Howley

2013-06-28 12:35

The British and Irish Lions must be ruthless in the second Test against Australia, backs coach Rob Howley has said.

Wales prop escapes jail

2013-06-28 08:42

A Brisbane court has given Wales prop Craig Mitchell a suspended jail term for six months and fined him for assaulting a man.

Gatland makes bold changes

2013-06-27 07:47

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has made five changes for the second Test against the Wallabies in Melbourne.

Tuilagi aims for Lions pick

2013-06-26 10:26

Manu Tuilagi did everything he could against the Rebels to prove he's over his injury and try to force his way into a Lions lineup.

Lions too strong for Rebels

2013-06-25 13:34

The British and Irish Lions have defeated Super Rugby side, the Rebels, in convincing fashion in their tour match in Melbourne.

Lydiate to lead Lions

2013-06-24 09:32

Welsh backrow forward Dan Lydiate will lead the British and Irish Lions in their tour match against the Melbourne Rebels.

Court to replace Corbisiero

2013-06-23 17:49

Irish prop Tom Court has been called up as cover for injured British and Irish Lions forward Alex Corbisiero, team officials say.

Wallabies suffer backline blues

2013-06-22 13:11

Australia's backline was crippled by injuries to four key players in the first Test against the British and Irish Lions.

Epic Lions Test in store

2013-06-20 17:30

The phoney war is almost over and the Brisbane stage set, as Australia braces for the ferocity of a British and Irish Lions Test.

White's Brumbies show the way

2013-06-18 17:30

The Brumbies' upset of the British and Irish Lions should give heart to Australia that they can beat the tourists over three Tests.

Roberts in doubt for Lions

2013-06-17 17:01

British and Irish Lions centre Jamie Roberts is in doubt for the first Test against Australia because of a hamstring strain.

Jake names team to face Lions

2013-06-16 14:25

Brumbies coach Jake White hopes to make history as his team prepare to take on the British and Irish Lions in Canberra.

Six try Ireland rout Canada

2013-06-16 13:15

An Ireland side depleted by the British and Irish Lions tour of Australia has broken Canada's four-match winning streak.

 

Gatland brings up quota issue

2013-12-19 14:09

Warren Gatland, coach of the 2013 Lions tour of Australia, has recommended that a quota system be considered for future trips.

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Gatland hits out at critics

2013-07-07 00:00

Lions coach Warren Gatland says the backlash for him axing Brian O'Driscoll had taken shine off the series win in Australia.

Lions pride paints Sydney red

2013-07-06 07:41

Sydney was coloured red on Saturday as tens of thousands of British and Irish Lions fans descended for the do-or-die third Test.

Lions 'ready' for battle

2013-07-05 07:46

Lions forwards coach Graham Rowntree has thrown down the gauntlet to the Wallabies ahead of Saturday's showdown.

Gatland on the defensive

2013-07-04 07:48

Warren Gatland has been forced to defend his omission of veteran centre Brian O'Driscoll from theLions team to face the Wallabies.

Gatland explains BOD axing

2013-07-03 20:30

British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has explained his decision to drop Brian O'Driscoll from the final Test against Australia.

O'Driscoll axed for final Test

2013-07-03 07:08

Ireland centre Brian O'Driscoll and backrower Jamie Heaslip have been dropped for the Lions' series decider against the Wallabies.

Horwill case adjourned

2013-07-01 16:30

The IRB's appeal of Australia captain James Horwill's stamping case has been adjourned by judicial officer Graeme Mew of Canada.

Wallabies 'peaked too early'

2013-07-01 07:47

Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell says the Wallabies may have peaked one game too early in surviving their do-or-die second Test.

Deans lauds Lealiifano

2013-06-30 14:40

Australia Coach Robbie Deans has commended Christian Lealiifano for kicking the Wallabies to victory over the British Lions.

Will wants Wallabies unplugged

2013-06-28 16:30

Will Genia has called on the Wallabies to express themselves and have a crack at the British and Irish Lions in the second Test.

Fans fire back at Jake

2013-06-28 11:41

Sport24 readers have blasted Jake White after he claimed Australian rugby players were smarter than South Africans.

Lions sniff rare series win

2013-06-27 17:34

The British and Irish Lions will aim to ramp up the intensity in the second Test, mindful of a wounded Australia backlash.

Lions kickers 'the best'

2013-06-26 14:09

Lions assistant coach Neil Jenkins labelled his kickers as the 'best of the best' after flyhalf Owen Farrell's impressive display.

Gatland: Lions in good shape

2013-06-25 17:00

The British and Irish Lions are in "good shape" physically leading into their second Test against Australia in Melbourne.

Lions' forwards under fire

2013-06-24 16:37

The British and Irish Lions' set-piece play is under scrutiny after nearly losing the first Test against Australia.

O'Connell out with broken arm

2013-06-24 09:02

Lock Paul O'Connell has been ruled out of the British and Irish Lions tour of Australia with a broken arm, officials have said.

First blood to British Lions

2013-06-22 14:03
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The British and Irish Lions have taken a series lead after winning a nail-biting first Test against the Wallabies in Brisbane.

Lions hungry for first win

2013-06-22 08:50

British and Irish Lions centre Brian O'Driscoll has said he is driven by the desire of a career-crowning Lions series victory.

North cleared for first Test

2013-06-19 11:00

Hulking Welsh wing George North has been declared fit for the British and Irish Lions' first test against Australia.

Lions lose to Jake's Brumbies

2013-06-18 14:10

Jake White's Brumbies team have inflicted the first defeat on the touring British & Irish Lions in Canberra.

Dwyer blasts 'cheating' Lions

2013-06-16 15:14

Former Wallaby coach Bob Dwyer has labelled the British and Irish Lions as cheats for illegal tactics ahead of the first Test.

Williams answers Lions SOS

2013-06-16 14:12

Former Wales winger Shane Williams was a shock call-up to bolster the injury-hit British and Irish Lions in their tour of Australia.

Lions run riot in Sydney

2013-06-15 13:22

Leigh Halfpenny has scored 30 points as the Lions produced another dominant display to overcame the spirited Waratahs.

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