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The case of my vanishing British & Irish Lions badge was on par with the disappearance of Lord Lucan

Northampton Herald and Post - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Nobody could remember anything about it and the only witness was not talking as he had a suffered a convenient bout of memory loss.
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Lancaster up for British and Irish Lions coach

Rugbyweek.com - ‎Jan 28, 2016‎
Former England head coach Stuart Lancaster is being considered as a potential candidate to lead the British & Irish Lions on their 2017 tour to New Zealand. British & Irish Lions Chief Executive John Feehan says that Lancaster has been identified as a ...
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Ireland great O'Connell calls time on career

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Former Ireland and British and Irish Lions captain Paul O'Connell has been forced to retire with immediate effect due to injury, he announced on Tuesday.

The Six Nations 2016 is the alarm clock call for the British & Irish Lions 2017 tour to New Zealand

Northampton Herald and Post - ‎Feb 1, 2016‎
All this in New Zealand's back yard and the Lions are aiming to come away with a test series victory. Since 1888, The British & Irish Lions have toured New Zealand 12 times and in 11 of those tours they have been beaten, and in some cases badly mauled ...
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Beaumont junior retained in England squad to face Italy

SBS - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Sale's Beaumont is a powerful number eight in the mould of his lock-forward father, one of England's most iconic players who led his country to the grand slam in 1980 and captained the British and Irish Lions in the same year. Saracens' Itoje is a ...

Gloucestershire's top 10 local rugby products over the years – No. 6 Alex Cuthbert

Gloucester Citizen - ‎9 hours ago‎
Alex Cuthbert may have fallen out of favour in Warren Gatland's Six Nations side but the rapid wing has won two tournament championships - one of them a Grand Slam - and toured Australia with the British and Irish Lions in 2013. 6. Alex Cuthbert ...

Has the France pack gone soft?

Rugby World - ‎11 hours ago‎
The Kiwis, who four months earlier had beaten the British & Irish Lions 3-1 in a Test series, arrived in Europe with a formidable pack that included Graham Mourie, Andy Haden and Frank Oliver.
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Rugby sponsors benefit from impact on and off field

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
The British & Irish Lions quadrennial tour, meanwhile, remains the biggest rugby union property outside the World Cup.
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Greig Laidlaw set for family record in RBS 6 Nations

Gloucester Citizen - ‎6 hours ago‎
Famous for his halfback partnership with John Rutherford, Roy earned all of his 47 Scotland caps in the 1980s and also played four times for the British and Irish Lions, replacing future Gloucester favourite Nigel Melville in the 1983 squad in New Zealand.
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Skittles Super Bowl Commercial A very surreal Skittles commercial starring Steven Tyler

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
German FA send bill for 6.7m euros to ex-official: report The German Football Association (DFB) is reported to have sent a bill ... Ireland great O'Connell calls time on career Former Ireland and British and Irish Lions captain Paul O'Connell has been .

Stephen Ferris: Stuart McCloskey can stand heat in Ireland's Six Nations big battles

Belfast Telegraph - ‎10 hours ago‎
"I think after the draw at the weekend, it makes things a lot more difficult," reflected the 2009 British and Irish Lion who retired in 2014 with a persistent ankle injury. "If we had got off to a winning start, it could all go from there but we couldn ...

Former Ireland captain Paul O'Connell heads for retirement

Northamptonshire Telegraph - ‎10 hours ago‎
O'Connell's long-time Ireland and British and Irish Lions team-mate O'Driscoll tweeted "Really disappointing to see Paul O'Connell having to retire.

Ask Brian: Is sports science in UL a sound option?

Irish Times - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
A number have worked with top sports organisations such as the Irish provincial and national rugby teams, a number of English Premier League football clubs, the British and Irish Lions, as well as professional teams across Europe, the United States, ...

Carnaval de Nice

Riviera Radio - ‎16 hours ago‎
Rugby Union-The Ireland and British and Irish Lions legend Paul O'Connell has been forced to retire through injury. The 36 year old retired from international rugby last year after sustaining a hamstring injury while playing for Ireland against France ...
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Remembering the day 20 years ago when Scotland defeated Wales in Cardiff

The Scrum Magazine - ‎7 hours ago‎
As Scotland's players dust themselves down and get ready for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations match against Wales in Cardiff, former skipper Rob Wainwright has been fondly remembering a win in the Welsh capital 20 years ago.

#360Rugby: Billy Vunipola becoming the world's best, Rhys Priestland wins Six Nations plaudits

Sport360° - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Such is the partisan atmosphere in Six Nations fixtures that harvesting any sort of return from an away fixture (excluding Edinburgh and Rome) is seen as quite a feat.
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Six Nations: Ireland vs Wales preview

The Roar - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
Stander is a fine player but the loss of Sean O'Brien will be keenly felt, especially against the all-British and Irish Lions back row of Warburton, Taulupe Faletau and Justin Tipuric. Ireland will be looking to put in a strong performance. This may be ...
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Scotland vs England: Six Nations preview

The Roar - ‎Feb 5, 2016‎
Jones culled nine British and Irish Lions from his original squad selection, but has preserved 512 caps and no debutants in the starting XV for this clash.

On this Day - Feb 10: Ireland rugby star Gordon D'Arcy among sport heavyweights born

the Irish News - ‎15 hours ago‎
1893: Bill Tilden, who became the first American to win the Wimbledon men's singles title in 1920, was born. He successfully defended his crown the following year, claimed a third title at SW19 in 1930 and also won seven US Opens.
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South Africa: Worcester Warriors Sign Bok Flank

AllAfrica.com - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
He also captained the Emerging Springboks against the British & Irish Lions in 2009 - where he came up against Ireland legend and current Warriors lock Donncha O'Callaghan.
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