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The Lions Tour 2017: Runners and Riders.

With the first match of the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour just over one year away, I take a look at the players (and coaching staff) in pole position to board the plane to New Zealand. 2,804 more words

Punching Holes in Defences to Punching Coppers - What is next for Manu Tuilagi?

With the business end of the Aviva Premiership on the horizon followed by a tour down under, we’re looking at a busy couple of months for Leicester Tigers & England centre Manu Tuilagi. 892 more words

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Six Nations Aftermath: 2017 Lions

After the weekend’s RBS Six Nations finale, with England claiming both top spot and winning a grand slam, it’s about time we look forward to the next big thing for Northern Hemisphere rugby: the 2017 Lions tour. 1,530 more words

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Lions Tour 2016: The Squad That We Would Select

We’re aware that there isn’t a tour this Summer but if there was, this is who should get a go… 

Lions Selection 2016

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Why are the British & Irish Lions still considered so important?

Given the year that’s in it, all rugby-related talk invariably revolves around the impending Rugby World Cup, and understandably so. But once the tournament concludes on Halloween night with Paul O’Connell lifting the Webb Ellis Cup (one can dream), and the disappointing performances of one, or more, of the top-tier nations is overanalysed to death, the British media will turn its attentions, with heady excitement, to the 2017 Lions tour to New Zealand. 1,438 more words

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