British & Irish Lions

Jack Nowell Exclusive - Injuries, England & his world of rugby

Having not played since October, Exeter and England’s Jack Nowell lifted the lid on his recovery, missing playing, watching on from the side lines and more in this exclusive interview with Joe Harvey.
22 March 2021

“He sets high standards and drives them home”: Ferris on O’Connell’s attention to detail

Ahead of Ireland's trip to Edinburgh, Gary Heatly spoke to former Ireland and Lions flanker Stephen Ferris about Paul O'Connell, the battle of the opensides and the PRO14.
12 March 2021

Gareth Steenson Exclusive: “At times he is dragging the team along with him!”

Exeter Chiefs’ kicking coach Gareth Steenson chats exclusively to TRU about the growing reputation of Sam and Joe Simmonds, being part of the backroom staff and the return of grassroots rugby
11 March 2021

British and Irish Lions turn down Australia's offer of hosting series against South Africa

British and Irish Lions have turned down the offer from Rugby Australia for hosting the three-Test series against the Springboks to be played later this year.
6 March 2021

Jason Leonard Exclusive: “I would be a very lucky man if I had a crystal ball and I could see what might happen"

British and Irish Lions chairman Jason Leonard says the board won’t be forced into making a quick decision around the 2021 tour.
2 March 2021

Scotland v Wales: Players keen to make Warren Gatland sit up and take note

Scotland and Wales both begun their Six Nations campaigns with a victory and as the teams prepare to meet at BT Murrayfield, which players can continue impressing with a British and Lions tour on the horizon?
12 February 2021

Australia offers to host British and Irish Lions' series against South Africa

Rugby Australia has offered to host the upcoming series between the Springboks and the British and Irish Lions that has been scheduled to play in South Africa from July.
1 February 2021

Billy Vunipola: Everybody want to be on that Lions tour

With just a week to go until the Six Nations begins, Billy Vunipola addresses his 2021 British & Irish Lions ambitions and the back-row competition in England camp.
29 January 2021

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