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Sam Warburton reveals that he almost left the 2017 Lions tour ahead of the second test

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former British & Irish Lions and Wales captain Sam Warburton has revealed that a phone call to his mom stopped him from quitting the team during their the 2017 tour to New Zealand.     The...

Gatland named Chiefs coach! Good news for McKenzie, bad news for South Africa?

2 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

New Zealand Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs, snapped up the signature of arguably the most in-demand head coach with Warren Gatland signing a four-year deal with the side.   Gatland will have a...

Gatland hungry to settle 'unfinished business' for Lions in South Africa

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

After initially ruling out leading the Lions again, Warren Gatland said he could not refuse the chance to gain revenge in South Africa.     Warren Gatland said he could not turn down a third...

A stop in New Zealand before another Lions Tour for Gatland?

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland will lead the British and Irish Lions on their tour to South Africa and will become just the second person to lead the side on three consecutive tours.   The current Wales head coach...

WATCH: The Lions Head Coach Announcement for 2021

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions will be announcing who will be leading the Lions during the 2021 Tour to South Africa.   Warren Gatland is expected to be announced as the head coach for what will be...

Gatland to be confirmed as the Lions head coach

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions are set to confirm Wales' Grand Slam winning head coach Warren Gatland as their head coach for their 2021 tour to South Africa on Wednesday.   Gatland is set to lead...

Stuart Hogg backs Warren Gatland for Lions job

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg has welcomed reports that Warren Gatland will coach the Lions in South Africa in two years' time.     Stuart Hogg believes Warren Gatland has earned a third...

The British and Irish Lions move swiftly to sign Warren Gatland - reports

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions are set to announce Warren Gatland as their head coach for the 2021 tour to South Africa according to the Telegraph.   Gatland is set to become the first coach to lead...

Steve Hansen the next Lions coach?

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Having helped the All Blacks to back to back World Cup titles, one as the assistant coach and one as the head coach,  Steve Hansen will finish his remarkable stint with the team after the World Cup...

Former Welsh centre reveals Lions game plan for 2005 tour to NZ

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

Former Welsh centre Tom Shanklin has revealed the British and Irish Lions game plan during their 2005 series against the All Blacks which includes instructions to 'win the Bully contest' and target the...