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Haskell says he simply wasn’t made to be a Lion

  England man James Haskell was one of the many options which didn’t make Gatland’s side for the Lions tour tour of New Zealand next month, self claiming that he was simply not good enough to make the cut. Haskell has always been a strong name on the England team sheet, and he also had a good Six Nations this year; …

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Milner Skudder set to return for the Lions tour this summer

  All Blacks winger Nehe Milner-Skudder is set to return to the pitch for the British and Irish Lions’ tour of New Zealand, which are now just over a month away. With the much anticipated tournament bringing excitement throughout the ranks of the Lions and opponents alike, it was thought that Milner-Skudder would be in the stands for another Lions tour after …

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An Interview with All Blacks’ Mike Delany.

An Interview with Mike Delany Mike Delany is a world class rugby fly half who can also play fullback. Most of his friends call him Mullys. Mullys is a one-test All Black, played Super Rugby and national provincial level in New Zealand. Mike has also played in the Japanese top level competition and the Top 14 in France. He is …

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The British and Irish Lions squad for the 2017 tour

The time has come for Warren Gatland to announce his squad for the British and Irish Lions tour in less than two months time. The Lions will travel to New Zealand for their first game on 3rd of June against the Provincial Barbarians. On the tour they will also face the likes of the Hurricanes, Maori All Blacks, Crusaders, and The …

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The Lions XV that are not to be

With the Lions announcement due today, here’s a look at fifteen men who have no chance of being on the plane to New Zealand but would undoubtedly have a huge amount to offer to any squad. This is the best Lions XV Definitely Not Touring.   15) Nick Abendanon – The South African-born fullback hasn’t played that many games for …

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When opinions on the pitch collide.

  I think that it is safe to say that Referees and players don’t always have the same view on things. This just went to show, after Irishman Luke Fitzgerald criticised Nigel Owens this week for the controversial statements he is seen to be giving to players mod game. The 29 year old said that; “He shouldn’t be commentating on …

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