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Matt Dawson column: British and Irish Lions climbed a mountain against South Africa

Sun, 07/25/2021 - 12:06
Ex-British and Irish Lion Matt Dawson says the side climbed a mountain to beat South Africa.
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British and Irish Lions: First Test win over South Africa 'ultimate game of two halves'

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 22:54
Former captain Brian O'Driscoll says the British and Irish Lions' win over South Africa in the first Test was the "ultimate game of two halves".
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British and Irish Lions: Lions fight back to clinch series opener

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 19:39
The British and Irish Lions draw first blood in the Test series against world champions South Africa after fighting back from nine points down at the break.
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British and Irish Lions 2021: Injured prop Wyn Jones replaced by Rory Sutherland against South Africa

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 13:45
Injured British and Irish Lions prop Wyn Jones is ruled out of Saturday's first Test against South Africa, with Scotland's Rory Sutherland starting and Mako Vunipola of England added to the bench.
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British and Irish Lions 2021: Emotionally-charged South Africa pose huge challenge

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 23:18
The British and Irish Lions prepare to face a South Africa side driven to provide hope for their country.
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British and Irish Lions; Duhan van der Merwe vows to shrug off Springbok sledging

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 22:00
British and Irish Lions wing Duhan van der Merwe has warned the Springboks they "can say what they want" about his South African upbringing.
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Marcus Smith: British and Irish Lions angered by 'offensive' slur on Irish Independent podcast

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 20:22
The British and Irish Lions and Harlequins both express anger over former Ireland international Neil Francis' description of fly-half Marcus Smith.
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John Mitchell: Wasps appoint England defence coach to backroom staff

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 17:48
England defence coach John Mitchell is to join the backroom staff at Premiership side Wasps.
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British and Irish Lions 2021: Where South Africa Test series may be won and lost

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 17:00
Fast starts, scrums and replacements - where will the British and Irish Lions Test series in South Africa be won and lost?
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Bruce Flockhart: Glasgow Warriors back-row quits rugby after mental health struggle

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 14:54
Glasgow Warriors back-row Bruce Flockhart quits rugby aged 23 and thanks the club for helping him battle mental health issues.
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Mike Blair: Edinburgh appoint Scotland assistant as new head coach

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 13:15
Former Scotland captain Mike Blair is appointed Edinburgh head coach following the departure of Richard Cockerill.
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British and Irish Lions furious at having South African TMO for first Test against Springboks

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 22:08
The British and Irish Lions are furious at the decision to have a South African as the Television Match Official for Saturday's first Test against the Springboks in Cape Town.
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British and Irish Lions 2021: Key head to heads for South Africa Test and readers' XV

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 15:22
BBC Sport reveals its readers' XV, which exposes some key head-to-head battles for Saturday's South Africa Test.
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British and Irish Lions: Fitness and depth will be decisive against South Africa - Warren Gatland

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 20:04
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland feels the fitness and depth of his squad will be decisive factors in the upcoming Test series against South Africa.
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British and Irish Lions: Josh Adams omission was ‘tough call’ says Warren Gatland

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 16:49
Head coach Warren Gatland explains his decision to omit Josh Adams from the British and Irish Lions squad to face South Africa on Saturday.
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British and Irish Lions 2021: Captain Alun Wyn Jones reflects on 'surreal' return

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 15:44
British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones reflects on completing a remarkable recovery to lead the tourists against South Africa.
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Heineken Champions Cup: Harlequins and Exeter drawn in tier one

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 13:44
Premiership champions Harlequins will face Castres and Cardiff Blues in the pool stage of next season's Heineken Champions Cup.
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Alun Wyn Jones to captain British and Irish Lions in first Test against South Africa

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 10:28
Alun Wyn Jones returns to captain the British and Irish Lions against South Africa on Saturday, in a side including three Scottish players for the first time since 1997.
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Jake Kerr: Scotland hooker signs permanent Bristol deal

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 09:19
Scotland hooker Jake Kerr signs a permanent contract with Premiership semi-finalists Bristol Bears.
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British and Irish Lions 2021: Martin Johnson on captaincy in 1997 and 2001

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 08:19
In 2001 Martin Johnson made history when he became the first man to captain the British and Irish Lions twice, but he almost turned the honour down.
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