SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Owen Farrell against Beauden Barrett. As if there wasn’t already enough to look forward to, the clash of the world’s two best fly-halves is going to be fascinating. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD IN AUCKLAND: This is the first open letter I have ever written but, sitting here in Auckland surrounded by hordes of excited Lions fans, I had to put pen to paper! ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The Lions have every reason to be quietly confident. They have prepared well and at no time has Warren Gatland lost focus on what this trip is all about. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: That is a very clever Lions selection, with Warren Gatland and his coaches pulling a few rabbits out of the hat. I will hazard a guess that the Kiwis weren't expecting that. ,
South Africa winger JP Pietersen is leaving Leicester Tigers after one season at Welford Road to join Toulon.
Leicester Tigers are set to sign Gareth Owen after the centre was released from his contract by Scarlets.
Leicester Tigers exclusively confirmed in an email to their season ticket holders that JP Pietersen is set to leave Welford Road as head coach Matt O'Connor continues to shape the Leicester Tigers squad...