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“It’s always nice to get one up on him” - Warren Gatland has identified Eddie Jones as the coach he “loved beating”

17 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions and Chiefs head coach Warren Gatland has picked out Eddie Jones as the coach he “loved beating” during his time as Wales head coach.   Gatland spoke on Sky...

The Breakdown, April 7, 2020

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

Even during the lockdown The Breakdown continues as Jeff Wilson, Sir John Kirwan, Mils Muliaina & Bernadine Oliver-Kerby call in from their isolation bubbles to chat about all of the big developments...

Gatland raises the prospect of a “decider” between the British & Irish Lions and New Zealand

23 hours ago by Ultimate Rugby

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has raised the tantalising prospect of a “decider” between the Lions and All Blacks in the UK next summer before their tour to South Africa...

Lions Legends - Ian McGeechan

1 day ago by Ultimate Rugby

Over the 132 years of the British & Irish Lions tradition, few men have poured as much time, blood, sweat and tears into the iconic red jersey as Sir Ian McGeechan.   McGeechan was born in Yorkshire...

Lions Legend Sir Ian McGeechan Names His Lions XV

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan has named his Lions XV that should face the Springboks in 2021 and doesn't believe Wales skipper Alun Wyn should make the starting XV, but feels he still has a huge...

Lions Legends - Martin Johnson

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The year was 2001, the place; Parc des Princes in Paris. Stade Francais had formed an attacking maul approaching Leicester’s 22m line in the Heineken Cup final. Stade Francais’s number 8, Christophe...

New Zealand vs British and Irish Lions (2nd Test) - 1977

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions came back from that controversial 1974 tour of South Africa which was infamous for that 99 Call.   They came to New Zealand to try to beat the All Blacks again, but the Kiwis were looking...

Lions: Living with the Pride 2009 documentary

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

A behind the scenes look at the 2009 Lions Tour to South Africa where the Lions lost the series 2-1 to the World Champions.   From the Bagshot training camp to the magnificent final test victory...

Relive: The Third British and Irish Lions Test 2009 - Full Test

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

With South Africa having already secured the Series 2-0, The British and Irish Lions came out with a point to prove in the third and final test of the tour.   The Lions finished on...

The Favourite To Lead The British and Irish Lions In 2021

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Bookmakers have revealed their favourite to captain the Lions 2021 on their tour to South Africa.     Alun-Wyn Jones is a traditional favourite of Warren Gatland having handed Jones the...