The Lions

Warburton says he can feel the momentum building ahead of the Lions tour

The British and Irish Lions tour is edging ever closer, and captain Sam Warburton has said that the 41 man squad can feel momentum building ahead of the tour. In this video from the British and Irish Lions press, the Welshman speaks about the Lions gelling well since they began their training. This has helped Gatland’s boys in getting aspects of …

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Haskell pays Billy Vunipola a big compliment

  Since Billy Vunipola chose to drop out of the Lions tour next month with an ongoing shoulder injury, his replacement James Haskell has paid him a big compliment. Haskell has said to the media that; “From a personal point of view it is a bit difficult because Billy is a really good mate of mine… He’s an unbelievable player …

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George Ford excited for England challenge

Ford is looking forward to the challenge for England next month

  One of England’s top men George Ford has said that he cannot wait for the challenge that faces England next month. England play the Barbarians on the 28th of May before they head to challenge Argentina in a two game series at the beginning of June. Ford has said to England Rugby; “My focus is making myself a better player and …

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Billy Vunipola suffering a shoulder injury for Saracens

Vunipola will miss out on the Lions tour

Saracens man Billy Vunipola will miss the British and Irish Lions tour next month down to an ongoing injury. Vunipola, who was undoubtably going to play a big role in the Lions tour has been battling with a shoulder injury, which has now taken a turn for the worse at the worst possible time for the 24 year old; with …

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Rory Best says Lions must attack against All Blacks

Ireland hooker Rory Best has said that the Lions must go all out if they want to beat the All Blacks next month. Being one of the men who beat the All Blacks with Ireland in the November internationals, he looks to have the experience; along with the other Ireland players, that will be key in overturning the All Blacks. …

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Eddie Jones speaks about Lions captaincy

    England boss Eddie Jones was at the Advertising Week Europe business event in London this week and he told BT Sport that he believes Gatland should take four captains on the tour later this year. Gatland has said that at the moment, there is six names in contention for captaincy for this years tour; England skipper Dylan Hartley, Rory Best, …

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Wales have to up their game

  Wales forward coach Robin McBryde has come out to say that the Welsh will have to up their game if they want to stand a chance of getting a place on the Lions tour later this year. The Six Nations has shown some quality play from all home nations, but McBryde has said to BBC Sport that; “If there is …

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All Blacks man rejects move to France.

    According to Rugby Heaven and a French newspaper (Midi Olympique), All Black Ben Smith has rejected a move to the top14 to stay with the New Zealand team. The 30 year old who was linked with a potential move to Pau with a tasty salary of around £1.6m, has seen that the honour of playing for the All …

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