Lions lose out to Highlanders in a game too close to call

The British and Irish Lions played the Highlanders in their second mid week game of this years series today, which gathered a crowd of 26,600. This was a big game for Gatland, with a win being a must for moralle with the All Blacks fixtures looming closer. With Dan Biggar kicking off the fixture, the Highlanders were quick to get on …

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England debuted their next big talent at the weekend

England debuted their youngest player since Wilkinson(1998) at the weekend when they played Argentina in the first of two fixtures in their summer series. Up and coming Sharks man Tom Curry played a quality game against a tough Pumas side at just the age of 18; proving that there is much more to come from the prodigy. From the display he …

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Australia U20 puts in a BIG challenge against England

Australia U20s went up against England in the Junior World Championship last week, and big Brumbies man Rob Valetini put in this impressive hit against London Irish’s Tom Parton. It was a close game between two great upcoming sides; England snatched the win 20-19. Feel Free to Share

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Farrell believes there is enough talent to replace Hogg if needed

British and Irish Lions backs coach Andy Farrell believes there is enough options to replace Stuart Hogg as he may miss the rest of the New Zealand series. Hogg’s cheek made contact with Irishman Conor Murray’s elbow in Saturdays win against the Crusaders. Hogg is yet to hear back from a specialist medical exam which will determine his role in the …

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Lions V Crusaders – Review

The British and Irish Lions showed improvement in their third game of the tour this morning, but there is still improvements to be made. They beat Super Rugby’s Crusaders 12-3, with Owen Farrell kicking four penalties. They were not up to usual Lions standards however; lacking in the 22, but they still did enough through the penalties to get a much …

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England V Argentina – What is to come?

England play Argentina tomorrow in the first game of their two game series against the Pumas. Head Coach Eddie Jones has had to deal with the loss of many of his influential players, down to the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand. Jones has chosen to look to the future in his selection of the squad and the …

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All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen

Hansen continues to add pressure on the Lions

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen continues to build pressure on the Lions prior to their three fixtures against his side over this month and next. He has said that the Lions have to start winning if they want to be ready for the tests to come. The Lions have not quite hit expectations yet this tour, with an unconvincing win …

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