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Nowell can still push for Lions - Baxter

13 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jack Nowell still has time to secure his place on the British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, according to Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter.     Nowell made his first appearance...

Bryan Habana picks his Springbok team to face the British and Irish Lions

15 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok legend Bryan Habana has picked his Springbok XV to face the British and Irish Lions.    The World Cup winner in 2007 was asked by World Rugby's 'The Wrap' to select his XV to...

Dai Young says he would be 'surprised' if Navidi isn't picked for the Lions

18 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Cardiff Blues' director of rugby Dai Young says he'd be 'surprised' if Josh Navidi doesn't get the Lions call this summer.   Navidi was a standout for Wales during their triumphant Six Nations campaign...

Lions training camp to cost Jersey £175,000

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British & Irish Lions have scheduled a training in camp in Jersey which will reportedly cost the local authorities around £175,000 over a fortnight with all the team’s expenses.   Despite...

Elton Jantjies chats about move to France

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has revealed that the upcoming British & Irish Lions series is the motivation behind his move to France.   Jantjies recently signed with struggling Top 14 side...

Springbok v B&I Lions matches moved to just two cities - report

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

According to reports, the British and Irish Lions are set to confirm that their rescheduled tour matches against the Springboks will move to just two cities and will consist of three Test matches instead...

Nigel Owens expresses 'concerns' over Maro Itoje leading the Lions

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

  Former test referee Nigel Owens maintains that Alun Wyn Jones and not Maro Itoje or Owen Farrell should lead the British and Irish Lions against South Africa later this year.   Warren...

"We discussed 57 players. Not all of them were current internationals" - Robin McBryde on four hour Lions selection meeting

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

The British and Irish Lions coaching staff sat down together for the first time on Monday to discuss their initial thoughts on selection for the tour.   The coaching staff was confirmed...

Warren Gatland: Alun Wyn Jones is 'one of the guys that we would be looking at in terms of captain material'

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

Warren Gatland has indicated that Alun Wyn Jones is in the conversation as a potential British and Irish Lions Tour captain.   Speaking after the confirmation of the Lions coaching staff, the...

Pau stint could do wonders for confidence driven Jantjies

1 week ago by Ultimate Rugby

On Tuesday, the Lions confirmed that franchise captain and their go-to flyhalf for the past decade was off to France as a medical joker for the latter stages of the TOP14 season.   In a statement...