The Lions

Brian O’Driscoll Has Announced Who He Would Like To See Named Lions Coach

Former British and Irish Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll has backed Wales coach Warren Gatland to lead the 2017 Lions tour to New Zealand. Gatland, 52, controversially dropped the Ireland legend from the decisive Test win against Australia in 2013. O’Driscoll told the Daily Telegraph that Gatland and Ireland boss Joe Schmidt are the best options for 2017. The 37-year-old added …

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A Look At A Potential ‘European Lions’ Team

With this years 6 nations having a huge influence on who will get selected for the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand I decided to have a look at what a ‘European Lions’ team could look like. Realistically this would probably never happen due to lack of funding and history – especially with the continuance of the …

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Who Are The Lions Frontrunners After The 2016 Six Nations?

We take a look at the stand out performers from the 2016 Six Nations, and which of them may have battled their way into next year’s Lions squad. Below is a positional breakdown of the front runners on current form, as well as a “need further consideration” section for the players who have had little or no game times during …

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Is Warren Gatland The Only Viable Candidate For The Lions Job?

With the first test of the Lions tour of New Zealand next year now just 15 months away, there has been a worrying lack of movement on the coaching front. It may seem a little early to be worrying with the tour more than a year away, but given the enormity of the task facing the Lions in 2017, the …

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