Lions Rugby

Steyn seals the series for the Springboks

By Benjamin Geary / August 8, 2021 /

The Lions have fallen short of a series win in Cape town due to a late penalty from the Springboks replacement out-half Morne Steyn, a mirror image of Steyn’s series…

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TEAM: Three Irish starters as Warren Gatland announces team for first Springbok test

By Benjamin Geary / July 21, 2021 /

Warren Gatland has released his official Lions squad to play the Springbok’s in the first test match of the series. Gatland was originally due to release the team tomorrow morning,…

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WATCH: Josh Adams in Scintillating form in Lions Series opener in Ellis Park

By Mark Reilly / July 5, 2021 /

Ellis Park played host to the British & Irish Lions first game in South Africa this past weekend with a strong showing from Warren Gatland’s men against the Sigma Lions.…

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Gatland names side for upcoming Lions game

By Mark Reilly / July 1, 2021 /

Warren Gatland has named his team to face the Emirates Lions for their first game in South Africa this weekend. Stuart Hogg will captain the side for the game that…

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Limericks Conor Murray talks “Surreal” Lions captaincy

By Mark Reilly / June 30, 2021 /

Conor Murray has been named Lions captain for the 2021 tour of South Africa following an injury sustained to initial captain Alun Wyn Jones. The announcement illustrates the 32-year-olds impact…

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Munster’s Beirne Grabs a Try as Lions Earn Costly Win Over Japan

By Raffaele Rocca / June 26, 2021 /

Warren Gatland’s Lions tour got off to a 28-10 win over Japan but the loss of Alun Wyn Jones to a serious looking shoulder injury will throw his plans into…

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Lions tour for 2021 confirmed as fixture list released

By admin / July 15, 2020 /

British and Irish Lions have confirmed their tour of South Africa in 2021 will go ahead as planned. The tour will take place next July and August, and is the…

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Conor Murray says Lions gained “respect” following shared series

By Raffaele Rocca / July 8, 2017 /

Conor Murray says Lions have gained greater “respect” from the rugby public following drawn series with New Zealand. Owen Farrell struck a late penalty to secure a 15-15 draw and…

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Series drawn as Lions battle to earn 15-15 draw with All Blacks

By Raffaele Rocca / July 8, 2017 /

Warren Gatland’s Lions battle to earn 15-15 draw with All Blacks and draw test series. England’s Owen Farrell kicked a huge penalty with two minutes remaining to draw an epic…

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Lions look set to lose Sean O’Brien for final Test.

By Raffaele Rocca / July 2, 2017 /

Leinster’s Sean O’Brien has been cited for dangerous play (swinging arm) during Saturday’s second Test victory over the All Blacks. The Carlow back row is alleged to have used a…

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