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Wales & Lions legends Warburton & Roberts pick their Lions starting XVs

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Recently, two big names within the game of rugby have picked their ideal starting British & Irish Lions XV.    Wales and Lions legends, Jamie Roberts and Sam Warburton, both put down the...

British & Irish Lions Player Ratings v the Stormers

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Here is how we rated the British and Irish Lions in their final game before the test series.    15. Stuart Hogg - 7  Captaining the tourists for the second time, Hogg grew into the...

PREVIEW: Gatland looks for Lions to stake Test claims in Stormers clash

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland will sit down with his coaching team in the days after the Stormers clash to formulate a team to tackle the Springboks.   The British and Irish Lions will aim to protect a proud record...

B&I Lions Top Stats Performers: tackles, carries & more

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions fell prey to a dominant SA ‘A’ outfit on Wednesday evening in a game which provided the fans with a taste of just how physical and competitive the series will be.    SA...

Marcus Smith starts against Stormers, Alun Wyn Jones returns

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has named his team to play the DHL Stormers at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 17 July (kick off 5pm BST). Following a period of isolation in Johannesburg,...

British & Irish Lions Player Ratings v South Africa 'A'

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions suffered a first defeat in eight matches as Warren Gatland's team came unstuck against South Africa A.   The British and Irish Lions suffered their first defeat of their...

Farrell & Williams drafted in for South Africa 'A' clash

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Owen Farrell (Saracens, England) will replace Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints, Wales) in the starting XV for tonight’s clash with South Africa ‘A’ at Cape Town Stadium.   The England...

British & Irish Lions Player Ratings v The Sharks

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions brushed off uncertainty threatening to engulf their tour as they made it two emphatic wins from two matches in South Africa with a 7-54 win over Sharks in Johannesburg.         Warren...

Iain Henderson leads the B&I Lions against the Sharks

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, England), Josh Navidi (Cardiff Rugby, Wales) and Adam Beard (Ospreys, Wales) will make their Lions debuts this Wednesday evening when the tourists take on Sharks at Emirates Airline...

British and Irish Lions Player Ratings v The Lions

3 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Three debutants marked their British and Irish Lions bows with tries and Josh Adams added four in a dominant 56-14 win over the Lions in Johannesburg.   Here is how we rated Warren Gatland's charges.      15....