The Lions

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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Eddie Jones Has Ruled Himself Out Of The Lions Job

Eddie Jones has said “absolutely no” to the suggestion he might coach the British and Irish Lions during their tour of New Zealand. The England head coach has transformed the national team after a disappointing performance at last year’s World Cup saw them fail to get out of the group stage. With Jones leading the side since November 2015, England …

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Leading Candidate Given Green Light For Lions Top Role In 2017

The IRFU have confirmed that they will not stand in the way of Joe Schmidt coaching the Lions next year, if he is offered the job. Along with Wales supremo Warren Gatland, Schmidt is the front-runner to lead the Lions in New Zealand but the Ireland coach had seemingly ruled himself out of contention last January, citing contractual constraints. However, …

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