With a plastic clown nose perched above a wry smile, it was hard to find a happier man at Eden Park on Saturday than British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland.Heavily criticised from the moment they arrived in New Zealand, and given no hope of beating rugby’s reigning...
Monday 10th Jul 2017
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Graham Henr y said yesterday that the British and Irish Lions should consider playing Test matches at home.
Henry coached the Lions on their 2001 tour of Australia before leading his home country New Zealand for seven years, culminating in World Cup glory in 2011.
And with the...
Monday 3rd Jul 2017
Sean O’Brien was looking forward to rejoining the British and Irish Lions squad after a citing complaint against him was dismissed yesterday.
The Lions and Ireland flanker is free to play in next Saturday’s Test series decider against New Zealand.
NEW ZEALAND centre Sonny Bill Williams was suspended for four weeks yesterday after being sent off for a dangerous shoulder charge in Saturday’s second Test against the British and Irish Lions.
Williams became the first All Black in 50 years to be sent off in a rugby Test when he...
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