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LIONS TOUR

Vunipola pulls out of Lions tour

England No 8 Billy Vunipola has withdrawn from the British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand due to a persistent shoulder injury.


Revealed: Lions’ incredible kit stash

What each member of the British & Irish Lions squad received during their first get-together on Monday.


2017 Lions first get-together

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland on the squad's first get-together in London on Monday.


Laidlaw handed Lions lifeline

Scrumhalf Greig Laidlaw has replaced Ben Youngs in the British & Irish Lions squad for their tour of New Zealand.


England scrumhalf pulls out of Lions tour

Ben Youngs has withdrawn from the British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand for family reasons.


Lions to face three more haka

The Blues, Crusaders and Chiefs will perform a haka unique to each franchise before their matches against the British & Irish Lions in June.


Gatland on Lions squad

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland says the 2017 squad is stronger than the group in 2013.


Warburton on Lions captaincy

Warburton talks about the privilege of captaining the Lions and his approach to leadership.


Stander in Lions squad

CJ Stander has been included in the 41-man British & Irish Lions squad for their tour of New Zealand in June.


Lions squad announcement

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland names his squad for the tour of New Zealand.


Jordie Barrett for All Blacks against Lions?

The Breakdown team from Sky Sport New Zealand discuss whether Jordie Barrett should be called up to the All Blacks for the Lions series.


Gatland: Schmidt can have Lions job

Warren Gatland says Joe Schmidt can take over as the head coach of the British & Irish Lions if he wants the job.


Southern influx bearing fruit

Southern hemisphere talent has played a pivotal role in north's rise, argues RYAN VREDE.


Lions tour shows why less is more

Lions tours and World Cups are eagerly anticipated and celebrated because of their infrequency. The IRB must work towards staging Test clashes of equal relevance in the intervening years, even it means truncating the rugby calendar, writes JON CARDINELLI.


What we’ve learned

The outstanding lessons from round 19 of Super Rugby and the third Wallabies-Lions Test, according to SIMON BORCHARDT.


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