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British and Irish Lions

EXCLUSIVE: Joe Schmidt will NOT be the British & Irish Lions coach - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Joe Schmidt has ruled himself out of the running to be the British & Irish Lions head coach for the 2017 tour to New Zealand.

'Warren Gatland in good position to lead British and Irish Lions'

BBC News - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions experience puts him in a good position to lead them again, according to selector Gareth Davies.
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Who should coach the British & Irish Lions?

Rugby World - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Now the summer tours are done, the names of potential British & Irish Lions coaching combinations are being flung around like confetti, so what could the management team for next year's trip to New Zealand look like?
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'Emotional involvement' key for Lions in NZ - Jones - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Eddie Jones says the British and Irish Lions have to get their players "emotionally involved" to end their long wait for a series win in New Zealand next summer.

Gatland backed to lead British and Irish Lions - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Wales head coach Warren Gatland has been backed by his boss to lead the 2017 British and Irish Lions to New Zealand. Welsh Rugby Union chairman and selector Gareth Davies says that Gatland's experience puts him in a strong position to lead the Lions ...

British & Irish Lions: a breve i colloqui per lo staff tecnico

OnRugby - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Potrebbe cominciare a delinearsi lo staff tecnico che guiderà i British & Irish Lions nel tour dell'estate 2017 in Nuova Zelanda. Come rivelato a The Rugby Paper dal general manager della selezione John Spencer, sono stati identificati i primi nomi. E ...

Lions Chiefs Confirm The Identity Of The Three Candidates Set To Be Interviewed For Position Of Head Coach

Pundit Arena - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 06: (L-R) Jamie Roberts of the Lions is mobbed by team mates Conor Murray and George North after scoring the Lions fourth try during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and British & Irish Lions at ...
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Matwijow joins Force for 2017

ARU Rugby - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Ben Matwijow (left) represented the Force against the British and Irish Lions in 2013. Photo: Getty Images. “I'm really excited to be coming to the Force,” he said.
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Great Britain's Olympic sevens team bouncing after bringing back infamous 'Kangaroo Court'

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Great Britain's Olympics sevens team have resurrected the infamous 'Kangaroo Court' from the British and Irish Lions after approaching Warren Gatland for bonding advice. With players from England, Wales and Scotland, the 12-man squad are hoping to form ...


Sportsvibe - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Leonard, current President of the RFU, was one of the most successful England Rugby players, winning Grand Slams in 1991, 1992, 1995 & 2003; the 2003 Rugby World Cup and a British and Irish Lions Test series (on the 1997 tour of South Africa).
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Richie McCaw passes exams with flying colours: All Black legend takes to the skies as Christchurch emerges from the ...

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The 35-year-old has resisted the lure of commentary and will watch next year's Lions tour from afar, having signed out at Twickenham last October with the Webb Ellis Cup.

The Ab-Fab life of a disaster-prone deb

Daily Mail - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
And when she goes to the circus, the lions escape. This jaunty ... Martin Clunes. Brigid Keenan was a privileged daughter of the Raj, her father a major-general in the Indian Army who had witnessed at first hand the horrors unleashed when the British ...
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All Blacks and Hurricanes flanker Ardie Savea signs new contract

Fox Sports - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
The two-year contract extension until the end of 2018 guarantees his availability for next year's British and Irish Lions tour, as well as keeping him at Super Rugby club the Hurricanes. New Zealand Rugby has preferred recently to sign up their stars ...
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Australian rugby mourns after death of former Wallabies captain Peter Johnson

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
He made his Wallabies debut on their 1958 tour of New Zealand and played five of the 13 matches but did not make his first test appearance until the next year against the British and Irish Lions. Johnson played his final test in 1971 against France ...

We Speak To IRUPA & The PFAI About Life After Sport In Ireland Today

Pundit Arena - ‎16 hours ago‎
British and Irish Lion Tony O'Reilly and Formula One driver Eddie Irvine are two of the most notable examples of former Irish sportspeople who have gone on to forge incredible careers in business, but they are the elite exceptions, what happens to the ...
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Board of Directors

ARU Rugby - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
His time in the gold jersey also saw John celebrate four consecutive Bledisloe Cup victories, two Tri-Nations wins and a series triumph against the British & Irish Lions in 2001. John was the founder of the Mettle Group - a consultancy firm which was ...
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Barritt appointed Saracens captain

Premiership Rugby - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
In that period he has won 26 England caps, toured Australia with the British and Irish Lions in 2013, won three Premiership titles and led the club to their maiden European Champions Cup title.

Officials must embrace the battle against dissent

Fox Sports Asia - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
In 2013, Dylan Hartley was sent off in the Premiership final for his abusive language towards referee Wayne Barnes. The resulting 11-week suspension kept the hooker out of the prestigious British and Irish Lions' tour of Australia. Dylan Hartley red card.
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Wales and Lions prop Gethin Jenkins has no retirement plans

BBC Sport - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
Wales and British and Irish Lions prop Gethin Jenkins says he has no plans to retire after being awarded a testimonial year for 2016-17.

Leicester Tigers' captain Tom Youngs is fit again and raring to go

Leicester Mercury - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Leicester Tigers fans will be more than happy to have learned this week that Tom Youngs has been named as club captain. However, that feeling will be nothing alongside the delight they feel in having the England and British and Irish Lions hooker fit ...