Lions Tour

‘He’s one of the best players I’ve played with’ – Rory Best backs Keith Earls for Lions call

By Ronan Calvert / April 27, 2021 /

Former Ireland captain Rory Best has backed Munster winger Keith Earls for this Summer’s British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa. 33 year-old Earls has enjoyed an excellent season…

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‘I haven’t played enough rugby’ – O’Mahony admits Lions Tour call is unlikely

By Ronan Calvert / April 21, 2021 /

Peter O’Mahony has conceded that a place for him in this year’s British and Irish Lions squad is unlikely. O’Mahony missed four matches in the Six Nations due to suspension…

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Warren Gatland’s Lions Coaching Team Confirmed

By Ronan Calvert / April 13, 2021 /

British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has today announced the coaching team for the 2021 Tour to South Africa.  Gregor Townsend (Scotland), Robin McBryde (Leinster Rugby), Steve Tandy…

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Breaking: Sean O’Brien cleared to play in final Test

By Raffaele Rocca / July 2, 2017 /

Leinster and Ireland’s Sean O’Brien has been cleared to play it the final test. O’Brien had been cited for allegedly striking All Blacks winger Waisake Naholo in the Lions’ 24-21…

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WATCH: Gatland placing all his eggs in second test basket

By Raffaele Rocca / June 29, 2017 /

Warren Gatland is no stranger to making big calls and there are plenty of talking points around his second Test selections. The debate of Sexton and / or Farrell in…

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Could Peter O’Mahony be dropped for the second test?

By Emma Needham / June 26, 2017 /

Gatland indicates there could be changes for second Test. Last Saturday was an extremely proud day for many Munster and Ireland rugby fans all across the world as they watched…

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New Zealand not tested in 30-15 victory over Lions

By Raffaele Rocca / June 24, 2017 /

Lions captain Peter O’Mahony cited poor finishing and ill discipline as contributing factors to the Lions’ 30-15 loss to New Zealand in the opening test and Eden Park, Auckland. Leinster…

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Munster’s Peter O’Mahony will captain the Lions in first test

By Raffaele Rocca / June 21, 2017 /

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony will captain the British & Irish Lions in the first test against New Zealand. 2017 has been quite the year for Peter O’Mahony. The year began for…

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WATCH: Gatland pleased with finishing after Lions victory over Chiefs

By Raffaele Rocca / June 21, 2017 /

Gatland pleased with finishing after Lions victory over Chiefs. Warren Gatland was pleased with the Lions performance yesterday in both defence and attack. The 34-6 win was their most impressive…

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WATCH: Match highlights of Lions win over Chiefs

By Raffaele Rocca / June 20, 2017 /

Match highlights of Lions win over Chiefs. The British and Irish Lions had one of their best performances to date on tour with a fine 34-6 win over the Chiefs…

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