British & Irish Lions

South Africa to explore all options for Lions series to happen - Rassie Erasmus

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus reckons the board will consider all possible options for the British and Irish Lions tour to happen.
19 January 2021

Sir Ian McGeechan on the Lions and his hopes for a Scotland contingent in South Africa

Ahead of the Autumn Nations Cup, TRU’s Joe Harvey spoke to Scotland and British & Irish Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan about all things international rugby.
5 November 2020

British & Irish Lions official tour app revealed by Vodafone

Vodafone and British & Irish Lions unveil a new official tour app giving fans the chance to 'become a Lion'.
30 October 2020

Canterbury launches new British & Irish Lions jersey

Canterbury has today unveiled the latest British & Irish Lions Pro jersey ahead of the Tour of South Africa in 2021.
29 October 2020

Gatland’s inbox: Backroom staff, shaping the squad and captaincy selection

The British and Irish Lions have recently unveiled their new jersey ahead of their tour to South Africa in 2021 and Warren Gatland is continuing his plans ahead of facing the world champions.
29 October 2020

Warren Gatland urges Premiership Rugby to release players for British and Irish Lions' game against Japan

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has urged Premiership Rugby to release players for the game against Japan scheduled to be played on 26th June next year.
29 October 2020

British and Irish Lions to host Japan at Edinburgh in June next year

British and Irish Lions will face Japan at Murrayfield Stadium in June next year ahead of their three-Test series tour of South Africa.
21 October 2020

One week until the autumn internationals with Elliot Daly

With one week until England play the Barbarians at Twickenham, Elliot Daly discussed the return of international rugby and coming up against his Saracens teammates.
17 October 2020

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