Posts in British & Irish Lions 2017


Wednesday, June 07, 2017

British and Irish Lions outclassed as silky Blues inflict first tour defeat

After a sluggish start to their tour in New Zealand, only narrowly beating the underdog New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday, the British and Irish Lions slumped to their first defeat as they were undone by the Auckland Blues at Eden Park. MORE »

Sunday, June 04, 2017

LIONS WATCH: Kyle Sinckler impresses despite disappointing tour opener

The Lions made a stuttering start to their tour of New Zealand with a 13-7 victory against a Provincial Barbarians side largely made up from players competing for Super Rugby contracts. But one player who deserves more praise for his performance is Lions tight head prop Kyle Sinckler. MORE »

Friday, June 02, 2017

British and Irish Lions must prepare for All Blacks aerial threat

It's business time as the Lions are in New Zealand ahead of their first match against the NZ Provincial Barbarians on Saturday, but one area the wingers may need to work on throughout the midweek matches is defending cross field kicks. MORE »

Thursday, June 01, 2017

New Zealand Provincial Barbarians and British and Irish Lions teams named

The British and Irish Lions' tour of New Zealand kicks off on Saturday as they take on a fired up New Zealand Provincial Barbarians side that happens to feature coach Warren Gatland's son. Both teams have now been picked, ahead of the clash in Whangarei. MORE »

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