The Lions

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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Carter has his say on who should Lions No.10 shirt.

  All Blacks veteran Dan Carter has had his say on who he would choose to put in the number 10 shirt for their tour later this year. He has come out to say that he would choose the 25 year old Saracens man Owen Farrell to go to New Zealand with the Lions, which is something Farrell will be …

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Make or break? – England’s 2017 Autumn Internationals

England are looking on to another strong year with 2017, and they are looking to continue this into every game for a second consecutive year. They have recently confirmed their match ups for next year’s Autumn Internationals, with Eddie believing, “…block series of games are essential for our World Cup preparations…”, and it looks like it’s going to be interesting …

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Warren Gatland – Lions Head Coach for 2017

And there we have it… Warren Gatland is officially Head Coach for the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand. The ex Waikato player and already two time Lions Coach (2009 Asst Coach) comes into his third Lions cycle with high hopes of turning over his native New Zealanders. He has been widely reported as the highest paid Lions coach of …

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