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Looking ahead to the first Test: SA vs B&I Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

While it may be devoid of the of the passionate chants of the red-clad Lions supporters in the stands, while the bruising Springbok tackles won’t be met with hear the roars of their fans rising into...

AWJ tells us what it means to him to be back

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions skipper Alun Wyn Jones has taken some value out of the incident which nearly rendered him unavailable for the 2021 series in South Africa.    Jones dislocated his shoulder just 7 minutes...

Winners & Losers: British & Irish Lions First Test Squad

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks and with it, the Lions boss has made some tough selection calls.   In fact, Gatland claims that this test 23 'was by...

Alun Wyn Jones leads the B&I Lions in first Test against Springboks

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland has named his side for the first Test against the Springboks at Cape Town Stadium on Saturday 24 July (kick off 5pm BST).   Tour captain Alun...

Springbok milestone for Pollard in opener against Lions

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Handré Pollard will earn his 50th cap in the momentous opening Test between the Springboks and the British & Irish Lions at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday – the first of three internationals...

Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones 'fit and raring to go' for first Test – Tandy

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Alun Wyn Jones returned to action just three weeks after dislocating his shoulder and is now in line to start against South Africa.     British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones is...

Smith turns Gatland's head with starring role for Lions as Springboks series looms

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Marcus Smith played himself into contention to start the first Test against South Africa after a debut for the British and Irish Lions that delighted Warren Gatland.   Coach Gatland also expressed...

Jones back as Gatland's men deliver seven-try show

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland was given plenty to consider after an impressive Lions display as the tourists dismantled the Stormers in Cape Town.   Alun Wyn Jones returned to British and Irish Lions action in...

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

2 weeks 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...

Habana: Alun Wyn Jones is 'monumental' for the Lions

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions have been lifted by the return of Alun Wyn Jones, who Bryan Habana believes is one of rugby's inspiring figures.     Alun Wyn Jones is "monumental" for the British...