British & Irish Lions

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

Test against England is 'bigger' than facing British and Irish Lions - Steve Hansen

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen described the upcoming Test match against England at Twickenham will be a bigger contest than last year's series against British and Irish Lions.
9 November 2018

The 2021 Lions tour will face some important changes

Big adjustments are announced in the Lions 2021 tour.
1 November 2018

British and Irish Lions star Jonathan Davies set for Scarlets comeback

Wales international Jonathan Davies is set to make his first appearance in eight months after he is set to lead his club Scarlets in the pre-season friendly game against Bath Rugby at Recreation Ground on Friday.
24 August 2018

Former British and Irish Lions scrum-half Gus Black dies aged 92

Former Scotland scrum-half Gus Black has passed away on Thursday aged 92.
16 February 2018

Gatland reverses stance on coaching British and Irish Lions

Wales head coach Warren Gatland has reversed his stance on coaching British and Irish Lions in the upcoming tour of South Africa in 2021.
30 October 2017

Steve Hansen responds to Gatland's decision to not involve with Lions again

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has resumed his war of words with Warren Gatland after the Wales boss said he is done involving with the British and Irish Lions again.
26 October 2017

Top contenders to head British and Irish Lions for 2021 tour of South Africa

With Wales head coach Warren Gatland ruling himself out of the British and Irish Lions' upcoming tour of South Africa in 2021, we take a look at five of the leading contenders to take up the role.
18 October 2017

Warren Gatland rules himself out of 2021 Lions tour

Wales boss Warren Gatland stated that he wouldn't subject himself of taking in charge of British and Irish Lions in the 2021 tour of South Africa.
17 October 2017