British & Irish Lions

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson approached Warren Gatland to join British and Irish Lions backroom staff

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has revealed that he had approached Warren Gatland for a possible role in the backroom staff for their upcoming tour of South Africa next year.
21 August 2020

Ryan Grant: Scottish forwards certainly have what it takes to push for Lions spots

Former British and Irish Lion Ryan Grant believes a number of Scotland’s current pack have it in them to force their way into head coach Warren Gatland’s plans for South Africa 2021.
12 August 2020

Shaun Edwards wants to focus on France over British and Irish Lions

Former Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards insisted that he would be focussing on France next year over a possible chance of being in the coaching panel of British and Irish Lions.
10 August 2020

Warren Gatland in discussion with Stuart Lancaster for British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland revealed that he has been in discussion with former England coach Stuart Lancaster for the upcoming tour of South Africa next year.
4 August 2020

Vodafone named lead sponsor of British and Irish Lions for South Africa tour

British and Irish Lions have announced telecommunications company Vodafone as the lead sponsor for the upcoming tour of South Africa next year.
28 July 2020

Looseheadz x TRU Podcast: Hamish Watson discusses the 2021 Lions tour

Scotland international Hamish Watson says it is ‘nice’ to see his name mentioned in relation to next summer’s British and Irish Lions tour, but he believes any player with selection ambitions must focus on their performances for their club and country.
22 July 2020

British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa to go ahead as per original schedule

The British & Irish Lions have confirmed that their upcoming 2021 tour of South Africa will go ahead as per the original schedule.
15 July 2020

Maro Itoje in contention for captaincy for Lions tour of South Africa - Warren Gatland

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland said England international Maro Itoje is in contention for the captaincy for the upcoming tour of South Africa next year.
7 June 2020

British and Irish Lions open to schedule change for 2021 tour of South Africa

The British and Irish Lions stated that they are open-minded about any change in schedule to their tour of South Africa following the pandemic coronavirus.
5 May 2020

No immediate plans to change British and Irish Lions tour date - SA Rugby

South Africa Rugby has announced that they are unlikely to make any immediate change to the fixtures of the British and Irish Lions series amid the coronavirus crisis.
4 May 2020

Warren Gatland proposes British and Irish Lions' decider game against All Blacks as fund-raiser

Former Wales head coach Warren Gatland proposed a deciding game between British and Irish Lions and New Zealand to be used as a fund-raiser following the pandemic coronavirus.
8 April 2020

Fixtures for British and Irish Lions' 2021 tour of South Africa unveiled

The British and Irish Lions have unveiled the fixtures for the 2021 tour of South Africa that will kick-off in July 2021.
4 December 2019

Sam Warburton came close to abandon Lions' 2017 tour ahead of second Test against New Zealand

Former Wales captain Sam Warburton revealed that he planned to secretly abandon British and Irish Lions' tour in 2017 ahead of the second Test against All Blacks in Wellington.
13 September 2019

British and Irish Lions in talks with home unions over creation of Women's team

The British and Irish Lions have confirmed that they are in talks with home unions for the possible creation of women's team.
30 July 2019

Warren Gatland to coach British and Irish Lions for 2021 tour of South Africa

Warren Gatland has been confirmed the head coach of the British and Irish Lions for the third consecutive time when they head to South Africa in 2021.
12 June 2019

Warren Gatland set to become head coach of British and Irish Lions for 2021 tour of South Africa

Wales head coach Warren Gatland is set to take in charge of the British and Irish Lions for the third consecutive time when they head to South Africa for the 2021 series.
10 May 2019

British & Irish Lions appoint Jason Leonard as new chairman

Former England captain Jason Leonard has been confirmed as the new chairman of the British and Irish Lions board.
19 April 2019

British and Irish Lions Selection before and after the 6 Nations

Ten weeks ago the thought of a Lions selection focussed the mind around the English and Irish after their Autumn Internationals. Writing a 15 down who would make up a Lions team looked like this.
19 March 2019

Joe Schmidt not keen on British and Irish Lions role for 2021 tour of South Africa

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt said he has no plans of taking in charge of the British and Irish Lions for their 2021 tour of South Africa.
25 January 2019

A British and Irish Lions starting 15 after the Autumn Internationals

A great 4 weeks of International rugby in the Northern hemisphere ended in Monaco with the World Rugby Awards and just like their autumn internationals, the Irish took the plaudits
27 November 2018