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Winners & Losers: British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Every four years players from all the Home Nations eagerly await to hear their name as the British and Irish Lions squad is announced.    This year, Warren Gatland was not short on some surprise...

Gatland explains Navidi and Davies omissions

14 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has opened up on a number of omissions in the wake of the squad announcement earlier today (Thursday).     Gatland named a 37-man squad...

“I was pretty surprised, I just didn’t really have any clue.” - Courtney Lawes

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Towering English forward Courtney Lawes was in the middle of a Northampton training session when proceedings were halted in order for the team to be informed that it had within its midst two members of...

REACTION: How players reacted to their inclusions in the Lions Squad

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Every four years, players from all Home Nations eagerly await their name as the British and Irish Lions touring squad is announced.    This year Warren Gatland threw in a number of surprises...

Joe Marler and Luke Fitzgerald's reaction to Lions squad

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

England front-rower Joe Marler and former Ireland backline ace Luke Fitzgerald have responded with less than flattering comments regarding Warren Gatland’s British & Irish Lions squad which was...

Ten Welshman make the Lions squad

16 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wonderkid Louis Rees-Zammit has been included in the touring squad to face the Springboks later this year. Warren Gatland selected the Gloucester youngster and nine other Welsh players to make the trip...

Eight Irishman make the Lions squad

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

A mixed bag coming out of Ireland who arguably have the biggest surprises in selected players as well as omitted players. Warren Gatland has gone with Bundee Aki which is arguably the surprise of...

Eleven Englishman make the Lions squad

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Despite a rather dissapointing 2021 Six Nations campaign Warren Gatland has shown his trust in some of the English players which many feel are struggling with form while rewarding some form players.   England...

The Omitted British & Irish Lions XV

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has made a number of surprising calls for his squad to tour South Africa.   The one unsurprising call was Alun Wyn Jones being named captain of the touring side.  The 2021...

How The Four Nations Are Represented In The British & Irish Lions Squad

19 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has confirmed the 37-man squad to tour South Africa for the 2021 Lions Series.       Gatland...