Brian O'Driscoll 2017 speech ahead of first Test

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Brian O'Driscoll addresses the 2017 British and Irish Lions squad with a spine-tingling speech.            

British & Irish Lions match moved to avoid overlap with the Euros

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The kick-off in the Castle Lager Lions Series match between the Sharks and the British & Irish Lions at Emirates Arline Park on Wednesday, 7 July, has been brought forward by an hour to 19h00 (18h00...

Best Lions XV From The Last 3 Tours

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Lions squad being announced today and the anticipation of the upcoming series front and centre for the fans, we dive into picking the best starting XV over the last three tours. In 2009 the tourists...

Tommy Seymour retires from professional rugby

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

An 11-year long career has come to an end for Tommy Seymour who on Wednesday announced his retirement from professional rugby.   One of the most prodigious finishers in club history, the 32-year-old...

QUIZ: Can you name the British and Irish Lions Line Up From the First Test vs Australia in 2013?

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions won the best-of-three test series 2–1, after a convincing victory in the deciding third test followed narrow victories for both teams in the preceding two matches.   Can...

SA Rugby to consider rescheduling Lions tour

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa is set to go ahead as schedule as it stands, but the dates may change.     SA Rugby has admitted it is considering the possibility of rescheduling...

Four British and Irish Lions Bolters - Backs

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

A left-field pick. British and Irish legend Sir Ian McGeechan was well known for making surprising picks when it came to announcing his British and Irish Lions squads with the likes of Will Greenwood...

The Breakdown, April 7, 2020

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Even during the lockdown The Breakdown continues as Jeff Wilson, Sir John Kirwan, Mils Muliaina & Bernadine Oliver-Kerby call in from their isolation bubbles to chat about all of the big developments...

Gatland raises the prospect of a “decider” between the British & Irish Lions and New Zealand

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has raised the tantalising prospect of a “decider” between the Lions and All Blacks in the UK next summer before their tour to South Africa...

Relive: The Third British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

With South Africa having already secured the Series 2-0, The British and Irish Lions came out with a point to prove in the third and final test of the tour.   The Lions finished on...