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Latest British and Irish Lions News



Wales will back Gatland for B & I Lions in 2017


Wednesday 18 December 2013

Welsh Rugby Union chief executive Roger Lewis says that he will do "everything he can" to help Wales coach Warren Gatland get re-appointed as British and Irish Lions coach in 2017.
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Gatland wants to coach 2017 Lions in New Zealand


Wednesday 4 December 2013

Wales coach Warren Gatland has confirmed that he would be interested in coaching the British and Irish Lions when they tour his country of birth New Zealand in 2017.
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O'Driscoll still resents Gatland for Test axing


Friday 6 September 2013

Brian O'Driscoll has admitted that he still harbours "resentment" towards British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland for dropping him out of the team for the Third Lions Test.
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Lions centre Davies was victimised on Twitter


Thursday 22 August 2013

British and Irish Lions centre Jonathan Davies has revealed that he was a victim of abuse on Twitter after he was selected ahead of Brian O'Driscoll in the final Lions Test against Australia.
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Gatland wants to lead 2017 Lions in New Zealand


Monday 8 July 2013

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland says he would "jump at the opportunity" to coach the Lions in his native New Zealand as Britain's press hailed him for overseeing a series win in Australia.
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No quick decision on Deans future from ARU


Monday 8 July 2013

The Australian Rugby Union will not be making a rush decision on the future of head coach Robbie Deans after the series loss to the British and Irish Lions.
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Gatland: BOD Backlash took shine off Lions win


Sunday 7 July 2013

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has revealed that he was shocked by the backlash that followed his axeing of Irish legend Brian O'Driscoll and admitted it had taken some of the shine off the series win against Australia.
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British & Irish Lions smash Australia to win series


Saturday 6 July 2013

The British and Irish Lions won their first Test series in 16 years when they smashed Australia's Wallabies 16-41 in Sydney to win the series 2-1.
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Lions captain: This feeling is 'pretty indescribable'


Saturday 6 July 2013

British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones said that his feelings were "pretty indescribable" after the Lions won their first series in 16 years by smashing the Wallabies 16-41 in Sydney.
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Halfpenny wins man of the B & I Lions series


Saturday 6 July 2013

British and Irish Lions fullback Leigh Halfpenny was named man of the series after he broke the record for scoring the most most points in a test series for the British and Irish Lions.
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McGeechan : I would have picked O'Driscoll


Saturday 6 July 2013

Legendary British and Irish Lions coach Ian McGeechan has added pressure on current Lions coach Warren Gatland by saying that he would have picked Brian O'Driscoll in the deciding Test against Australia.
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Australia vs British & Irish Lions third test preview


Saturday 6 July 2013

Legendary British and Irish Lions coach Ian McGeechan has added pressure on current Lions coach Warren Gatland by saying that he would have picked Brian O'Driscoll in the deciding Test against Australia.
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Rowntree: Lions are ready for battle with Wallabies


Friday 5 July 2013

British and Irish Lions forwards coach Graham Rowntree has thrown down the gauntlet to the Wallabies ahead of Saturday's showdown, declaring: "We're ready for battle."
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Genia : Smith's 'Aura' has inspired the Wallabies


Friday 5 July 2013

Australian half back Will Genia says that the Wallabies have been inspired by the return of veteran flanker George Smith for the series-decider match with the British and Irish Lions in Sydney on Saturday.
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Wallabies will be at their best for Lions decider


Friday 5 July 2013

Australian Rugby Head coach Robbie Deans says that he expects his Wallabies to produce their best performance in the series-deciding Test against the British and Irish Lions this weekend.
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Smith named in Wallabies team to play B & I Lions


Thursday 4 July 2013

The Wallabies have named their team to play in the deciding Test against the British and Irish Lions with George Smith returning to the international stage.
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Gatland slammed across the globe for dropping BOD


Thursday 4 July 2013

Warren Gatland's decision to drop Brian O'Driscoll from the British and Irish Lions test team has been almost universally slammed by former players, coaches and rugby legends.
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Jones: Being Lions captain is 'a special moment'


Wednesday 3 July 2013

Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones says that it was "a special moment" when he found out he would captain the British and Irish Lions but says his performance on the field will be more important.
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ARU Boss Pulver wants Lions to play SANZAR team


Wednesday 3 July 2013

Australian Rugby Boss Bill Pulver has suggested that the British and Irish Lions play against a Southern Hemisphere or SANZAR team made up of the Wallabies, All Blacks and Springboks.
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O'Driscoll out of British & Irish Lions third Test


Wednesday 3 July 2013

The British and Irish Lions have named their team to play in the final Test against the Wallabies with Irish legend Brian O'Driscoll being dropped and Alun Wyn Jones taking over the captaincy.
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Wallabies want review of unfair IRB Horwill appeal


Wednesday 3 July 2013

Wallabies bosses are demanding a review of the legal process which saw Wallabies captain cleared of stamping and then having to sit through a second hearing after the IRB appealed the first decision
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Lions hopeful that three key players will be fit


Tuesday 2 July 2013

British and Irish Lions tour manager Andy Irvine says that he still has hope that three key injured players will be available for the deciding Test against the Wallabies.
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Wallaby captain Horwill cleared to play B & I Lions


Tuesday 2 July 2013

Wallaby captain James Horwill has been cleared of stamping British and Irish Lions lock Alun Wyn Jones which frees him up to play in this weekend's deciding Third Test in Sydney.
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Lions captain Warburton ruled out of third Test


Tuesday 2 July 2013

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has been ruled out of the final Test against Australia in Sydney on Saturday with a hamstring injury.
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Ashley-Cooper: Wallabies have a lot more in them


Monday 1 July 2013

Wallabies centre Adam Ashley-Cooper says that there is a lot more to come from Australia in the deciding Test against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday.
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