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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Jones named as Lions captain for Crusaders game

Wales man Alun Wyn-Jones has been named captain for Saturday’s game against the Crusaders. This comes after a poor performance from the Lions yesterday against the Blues, which led to a 22-16 defeat; the first of this years tour. And with the amount of mistakes made across the by various players yesterday, it is looking like there could be more to …

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Blues V Lions – Review

Blues V. British and Irish Lions – Lions Tour of New Zealand – 7th June 2017 – KO: 8.35am – Eden Park, Auckland. The British and Irish Lions went into their game against the Blues this morning looking to make big improvements from their opening game against the Provincial Barbarians. A minutes silence was held prior to kick off for …

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Williams passed fit for Lions game

All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has now been passed fit by Blues medical staff to play in their game against the British and Irish Lions tomorrow. This will make tomorrows fixture just that bit more interesting, with the strong presence being deemed fit after a medical assessment following their training session yesterday. Warren Gatland will have come prepared for …

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