Alun-Wyn Jones

Alun Wyn Jones wants Lions to be prepared for 'biggest week of the tour'

British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones has urged his side to finish the ongoing tour of South Africa on a high as they take on the Springboks in the third and deciding Test in Cape Town on Saturday.
2 August 2021

Springboks level Test series with dominant 27-9 win over the British and Irish Lions

After a week full of drama, the Springboks have levelled the Castle Lager Lions Series thanks to their 27-9 win over the British and Irish Lions in Cape Town, meaning it is all to play for in the third Test next weekend.
31 July 2021

Lions ride early storm to beat the Springboks 22-17 in Cape Town

In a game of two halves, the British and Irish Lions overcame a 12-3 half-time deficit to beat the Springboks 17-22 in Cape Town.
24 July 2021

Maro Itoje inspired by Alun Wyn Jones' recovery

British and Irish Lions and England lock Maro Itoje lauded Alun Wyn Jones for his recovery techniques following a dislocated shoulder.
22 July 2021

Gatland’s Lions looking to be ‘on the money’ in first Springboks Test

Warren Gatland has named an intriguing matchday 23 to take on the world champions on Saturday and Joe Harvey heard from the British and Irish Lions boss.
21 July 2021

British and Irish Lions receive Alun Wyn Jones boost

The British and Irish Lions have received a major boost with Wales skipper Alun Wyn Jones set to rejoin the squad ahead of the Test series against the Springboks.
14 July 2021

Joe Harvey Column: Not quite roaring yet

Having been in Edinburgh for the British and Irish Lions’ pre-tour match against Japan at Murrayfield, Joe Harvey has offered his thoughts on how the Lions are faring so far and the loss of Alun Wyn Jones.
26 June 2021

Dislocated shoulder rules Alun Wyn Jones out of Lions' tour of South Africa

British and Irish Lions skipper Alun Wyn Jones will miss the upcoming tour of South Africa following a dislocated shoulder.
26 June 2021

The ‘siege mentality’ and support from afar that will guide the Lions

There were plenty of surprises in Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions 37-man squad, but selecting Alun Wyn Jones as his captain was far less of a revelation and one which could galvanise the tourists in South Africa.
8 May 2021

Alun Wyn Jones set to captain British and Irish Lions for South Africa tour

Wales skipper Alun Wyn Jones is among the top contenders to lead the British and Irish Lions for the upcoming tour of South Africa.
6 May 2021

Alun Wyn Jones signs one-year contract extension with Welsh Rugby Union and Ospreys

Wales skipper Alun Wyn Jones has signed a one-year contract extension with the Welsh Rugby Union and Ospreys.
21 April 2021

Wales skipper Alun Wyn Jones likely to miss start of Six Nations

Wales is likely to miss Alun Wyn Jones in the start of the Six Nations tournament next year following a knee injury.
17 December 2020

Call between Jones and Maro was a toss of a coin - Warren Gatland

The British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland has revealed the decision to pick Alun Wyn Jones over Maro Itoje for a second-row starting place was a proverbial coin toss.
23 June 2017

Ospreys suffer Alun Wyn Jones setback

Ospreys will be heading into the European Challenge Cup play-off without their veteran lock Alun Wyn Jones, who is sidelined with a shoulder injury.
23 March 2017

Alun Wyn Jones favourite to captain Lions but Farrell should be in contention - O'Driscoll, Johnson

Former captains Brian O'Driscoll and Martin Johnson believe Owen Farrell might compete with Alun Wyn Jones for the captaincy role of British and Irish Lions squad during the upcoming tour of New Zealand in June.
20 February 2017

Dylan Hartley's prospect of leading British and Irish Lions diminishing - Gavin Hastings

Former Scotland international Gavin Hastings believes that the chances of England captain Dylan Hartley leading the British and Irish Lions in the upcoming tour of New Zealand is diminishing.
16 February 2017

Alun Wyn Jones credits England for handling pressure and expectation

Newly appointed Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones had high praise for Eddie Jones and the England team for their ability to handle the pressure and expectation.
9 February 2017

Alun-Wyn Jones set to take over from Warburton as Wales captain, also becomes front-runner to lead Lions

Alun-Wyn Jones is all set to succeed Sam Warburton as Wales skipper as the Wales lock will be handed the opportunity to showcase his captaincy credentials for the British and Irish Lions tour.
11 January 2017