Shortened British & Irish Lions itinerary 'betrays tour's essence'

2019-12-10 14:35

An English scribe has criticised the shortened itinerary for the British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa in 2021.

Lions tour: Juniors to boost Bok selection stocks?

2019-06-13 16:31

Widespread talent on display from the Junior Boks at present bodes well for possible young infusions to the Test side for the keynote 2021 Lions visit, says Rob Houwing

Gatland set to mastermind 2021 Lions against Boks

2019-04-21 20:24

Warren Gatland is set to be reappointed as the British and Irish Lions head coach for the 2021 tour of South Africa, the Sunday Telegraph has reported.

Evergreen Beast: What price another Lions series?

2019-04-08 14:20

Rob Houwing suggests it is not too far-fetched to see Tendai Mtawarira complete a glorious circle by playing another British and Irish Lions series in 2021.

Top Ireland No 9 signs contract extension

2018-10-10 13:52

British and Irish Lions scrumhalf Conor Murray has signed a new contract that will keep him in Ireland until at least June 2022.

Former Lion Croft takes 'massive decision' to retire

2017-11-16 17:03

Two-time British & Irish Lion tourist Tom Croft has announced his retirement from rugby.

Gatland eyes rugby jobs in New Zealand

2017-10-18 06:51

Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes to coach in New Zealand when his contract expires after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Lions hooker extends Saracens stay

2017-10-12 14:24

British and Irish Lions Test hooker Jamie George has signed a long-term contract extension with English Premiership leaders Saracens.

Coaches cost Lions Test series victory: O'Brien

2017-09-21 21:21

Ireland's Sean O'Brien criticised the coaching during this year's British and Irish Lions tour, saying the team were "overtrained" and should have easily beaten the All Blacks.

Stormers take defensive tips from British Lions

2017-07-18 12:26

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says they have taken note of how the British and Irish Lions defended on their recent tour of New Zealand.


Former Lions prop battling cancer

2019-11-21 11:46

Former Scotland captain and British and Irish Lions prop Tom Smith has revealed he's battling cancer.

Lions name Warren Gatland as coach for 2021 SA tour

2019-06-12 12:14

Warren Gatland has officially been unveiled as the British and Irish Lions head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa.

England great Leonard 'honoured' by Lions role

2019-04-18 21:33

World Cup winner Jason Leonard said he felt "honoured" to become the new chairman of the British and Irish Lions board.

'Hungry' Germany eye historic RWC chance

2018-11-05 10:22

Mike Ford, a former Lions defence coach, admits it's humbling to help Germany's part-timers prepare for their once-in-a-lifetime chance to qualify for the 2019 RWC.

Feehan steps down as Six Nations, Lions chief

2018-04-20 22:42

John Feehan has stepped down from his positions as chief executive of both the Six Nations Championship and the British and Irish Lions.

Lions wing ready to roll for England

2017-11-09 12:41

British and Irish Lions wing Anthony Watson says he is feeling fresh and ready for England's November internationals.

No more Lions tours for Gatland

2017-10-17 06:55

New Zealander Warren Gatland insists he will not coach the British and Irish Lions on future tours.

Lions tour ‘cull’: Slap in face for SA

2017-09-26 13:30

Slashing the roster and by extension the time-honoured allure of Lions rugby tours contains unpleasant echoes of Test cricket’s plight, says Rob Houwing.

Etzebeth rates All Blacks above British Lions

2017-09-15 07:13

Bok captain Eben Etzebeth says the All Blacks are their toughest rivals, putting the world champions ahead of the British and Irish Lions.

Lions prop arrested after Auckland Test

2017-07-11 06:44

Lions prop Kyle Sinckler was arrested while out on the town in Auckland just hours after the dramatic tied Test with the All Blacks.

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