British & Irish Lions

Conor Murray: We want to put a show on for people

British and Irish Lions captain Conor Murray wants his side to put smiles on people's faces during this unprecedented series.
29 June 2021

South Africa resume training after Covid scare

South Africa players have been cleared to resume training after they returned negative in the latest round of Covid testing.
29 June 2021

Dan Biggar admits losing Alun Wyn Jones is a “huge loss” as Lions tour already hits some bumps in the road

The last few days have thrown up a number of challenges for Warren Gatland.
28 June 2021

South Africa squad in isolation after positive Covid cases

South Africa have cancelled their training on Sunday after three players were tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the series against the British and Irish Lions.
28 June 2021

Conor Murray replaces Alun Wyn Jones as Lions captain for tour of South Africa

Warren Gatland has named Ireland international Conor Murray as the captain of the side for the upcoming tour of South Africa.
27 June 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

Alun Wyn Jones injury clouds the Lions' win over Japan at Murrayfield

An early injury to British and Irish Lions captain, Alun Wyn Jones, put a dampener on the Lions’ 28-10 victory as preparations for a test series with South Africa continues.
26 June 2021

Gregor Townsend expects Zander Fagerson and Hamish Watson to be fit for Lions' tour of South Africa

Gregor Townsend is expecting Zander Fagerson and Hamish Watson to be fit for the upcoming series against South Africa.
25 June 2021

“We are doing it for Doddie”: Lions Trek kicks-off big weekend

Kenny Logan and a host of former British and Irish Lions are taking part in a 35-mile trek to Murrayfield to deliver the match ball ahead of the first outing for Warren Gatland's side.
25 June 2021

Japan name matchday squad for game against British and Irish Lions

Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has confirmed the matchday squad for the upcoming game against the British and Irish Lions.
24 June 2021

Zander Fagerson to miss Lions' clash against Japan due to injury

Scotland international Zander Fagerson has been ruled out of the upcoming British and Irish Lions' clash against Japan following a back spasm.
24 June 2021

Justin Tipuric replaces Hamish Watson in Lions XV for Japan game

Warren Gatland has made a late change to the starting line up against Japan with Wales flanker Justin Tipuric added to the starting XV.
23 June 2021

The ‘quality players’ hoping to get the 2021 Lions off to a good start

After the announcement of his first British and Irish Lions squad for the summer, Warren Gatland discussed his group of players and the challenges that lie ahead.
22 June 2021

Alun Wyn Jones to lead British and Irish Lions against Japan

Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones will be leading the British and Irish Lions for their match against Japan to be played at Murrayfield Stadium on Saturday.
22 June 2021

Zander got teenage kicks watching the Lions in 2013 - now he’s ready to play his part

Reminiscing about his childhood memories, Zander Fagerson talks about playing Japan and his relationship with Rory Sutherland.
21 June 2021

Lions prop Tadhg Furlong ahead of ‘acid test’ clash with Japan

With the British and Irish Lions’ preparations for South Africa having begun, Tadhg Furlong talks about what he and his teammates have been working on in Jersey.
19 June 2021

Assessing British & Irish Lions tour opponents: South Africa

The last time the British and Irish Lions toured South Africa was in 2009.
16 June 2021

Ali Price on words of wisdom and the Murrayfield carrot

After his first day in camp with the British and Irish Lions, Scotland scrum-half Ali Price discussed the Euros, anticipation of a test at Murrayfield and pushing for places.
15 June 2021

Rynhardt Elstadt Exclusive: The Toulouse and Springbok forward hoping to lift more silverware this season

Rynhardt Elstadt spoke to Joe Harvey about his time in the south of France and his selection for the Springboks ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour.
15 June 2021