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Friday, June 07, 2013

Lions prop Cian Healy cleared of biting scrumhalf Brett Sheehan

Cian Healy has been cleared following a disciplinary hearing for an alleged bite on Force scrumhalf Brett Sheehan. It was a miserable night for Healy, as he had to be stretchered off after injuring his ankle. Below is a look at the incident, and the injury. MORE »

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

The British and Irish Lions power past the Western Force in Perth

Skipper Brian O'Driscoll scored twice as the British and Irish Lions beat a weakened Western Force outfit 69-17 in Perth earlier today. Leigh Halfpenny kicked eleven from eleven kicks as the tourists flexed their muscles in their first midweek game. MORE »

Monday, June 03, 2013

Schalk Brits suspended for three weeks for striking Owen Farrell

After being cited for his punch on Owen Farrell at the weekend, Schalk Brits was suspended for three weeks by an International Rugby Board disciplinary panel. Saracens teammate Farrell has played down the incident. Here is another look at it. MORE »

Monday, June 03, 2013

HSBC Lions Weekly - Hong Kong

The Lions had a good win against the Barbarians in Hong Kong, and a busy week leading up to it. The first of the HSBC Lions Weekly segments takes us behind the scenes, including an interview with Brian O'Driscoll, and post match feedback from two legends. MORE »

Saturday, June 01, 2013

British and Irish Lions start strong with convincing win over the Barbarians

Mike Phillips and Alex Cuthbert scored twice as the Lions got their 2013 tour off to a strong start, beating the Barbarians 59-8 in hot and humid Hong Kong earlier today. They scored eight tries in total as a star studded Barbarians outfit failed to fire. cellar MORE »

Friday, May 31, 2013

The British Lions vs the Barbarians at Twickenham in 1977

The British & Irish Lions 2013 tour starts this weekend with a historic match against the Barbarians in Hong Kong. Today we look back to 1977 when the two famous sides met at Twickenham as part of the Queen's Silver Jubilee celebration. MORE »

Friday, May 03, 2013

HSBC Lions Monthly - Squad Announcement Special

It's been an eventful week for Lions fans as the tour party and captain for the 2013 British & Irish Lions tour of Australia this June and July was announced. Following on from that, the latest edition of HSBC’s Lions Monthly is now available. MORE »

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WIN a trip to watch the Lions in Australia with HSBC

After much anticipation and speculation, we now finally know who will be in the squad to take on the Wallabies in the three-Test British and Irish Lions tour of Australia this June. You could join them down under, thanks to principal partner HSBC. MORE »

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

British & Irish Lions squad announcement - Sam Warburton named as captain

The 37-man Lions squad to tour Australia was revealed earlier today, with bookies favourite Sam Warburton named as captain. There were a few surprise inclusions, as well as some that were left out. Full squad below, with video of announcement to come. MORE »

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Sir Ian McGeechan on Coaching and Leading the Lions

With just a few hours left until we find out who will be named in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour Australia, here is a look at two interesting videos from former Lions coach Sir Ian McGeechan, as he shares his views on both selection, and leadership. MORE »

Friday, April 19, 2013

Jason Robinson picks BOD as captain in starting British & Irish Lions XV

With the British & Irish Lions squad announcement less than two weeks away, on 30th April, HSBC Ambassador and Lions legend Jason Robinson has now selected his starting XV for the Test series against the Wallabies. MORE »

Monday, April 01, 2013

HSBC Lions Monthly - Episode 4

The latest edition of HSBC's Lions Monthly features chat with legends of the game and brings you fascinating insight into the goings on behind the scenes on previous tours. MORE »

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Gilbert unveil match ball for British & Irish Lions series in Australia

With 99 days left until the British & Irish Lions tour of Australia, Gilbert have today revealed what their new Virtuo match ball will look like. It's not a new ball as such, but will have a custom colour scheme for the series. MORE »

Friday, March 08, 2013

HSBC Lions Monthly - Episode 3

The February, and third ever edition of the HSBC Lions Monthly featured some of rugby's all-time greats chatting about past glories, possible selections, and what it feels like to face the Lions. MORE »

Monday, February 04, 2013

HSBC Lions Monthly - Episode 2

Last month we featured the first in a series that will lead up to what is arguably the most anticipated rugby event of the year, the British & Irish Lions tour of Australia. MORE »

Friday, January 25, 2013

World Cup winner Jason Robinson in Use it Or Lose It

Former British & Irish Lions flyer Jason Robinson takes on the latest fun offering from HSBC, Use it Or Lose It, which shows fans another side of some of the game's legends. MORE »

Friday, January 11, 2013

Inaugural HSBC Lions Monthly - Episode 1

We're now in Lions year so in the build up to one of the highlights of the 2013 rugby calendar, HSBC will be releasing a Lions Monthly episode each month up until the Tour. MORE »

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Nick Evans and Jonathan Davies pick their British & Irish Lions starting XV

As this year comes to a close we look towards 2013, which is set to be one of the most significant chapters yet in the history of the British & Irish Lions, as they take on the Wallabies in search of their first series win since 1997. MORE »

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Warren Gatland discusses British & Irish Lions 2013 selection process

British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland discusses his player selection process, as well as various options at fullback, in this video courtesy of Principle Partner HSBC. MORE »

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

John Bentley says pick 2013 Lions on form not reputation

British (& Irish) Lions hero John Bentley has urged Warren Gatland to pick on form and not reputation when he selects his squad for the tour of Australia next summer. MORE »

 
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