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New Zealand beer wins over Irish fans with brilliant dig at Chicago win - Irish Independent

New Zealand beer company Moa NZ Gold Ale have won over Irish fans touring the Lions tour of New Zealand with a brilliant slogan poking fun at the All Blacks only defeat of 2016. Steve Hansen's side managed to win an incredible 13 of 14 games last year, ...and more »

Lions welcomed onto Te Tii Marae at Waitangi with powhiri - Newshub

Fresh from Saturday night's narrow win over the Barbarians, the Lions were given a spectacular welcome at Waitangi on Sunday morning. It was the biggest powhiri at the Treaty ground in almost 30 years, with around 500 Māori warriors performing a fierce ...and more »

London Bridge terror attack: Sam Warburton to dedicate next British Lions game to victims of appalling incident - The Sun

SAM WARBURTON said the Lions will play for the victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack. As Warren Gatland and his men were being given an official Maori welcome in New Zealand the capital was being rocked by the incident in London. Lions ace ...and more »

Good luck Warren - you will need it: Why this New Zealand tour will stretch the Lions to the limit - Telegraph.co.uk

'Better never stops' is one of the maxims of the All Blacks, a desire to seek constant improvement, an attitude that the British and Irish Lions will face from the moment that they touch down in New Zealand. They already have to cope with the most ...and more »

The Telegraph announces star-studded line-up for the Lions tour of New Zealand - Telegraph.co.uk

The Telegraph unveiled its team for the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand on Wednesday, with four new additions to an already stellar line-up. All Blacks World Cup winner and former British and Irish Lions coach Sir Graham Henry will be ...and more »

British Lions savaged by New Zealand media after scraping win in opening match - The Sun

THE LIONS have been savaged by New Zealand media for fluffing their lines in their opening tour game. Warren Gatland's side could only sneak past the Provincial Barbarians 13-7 in what is expected to be the easiest game of the tour. The Lions struggled ...and more »

British Lions hero Scott Quinnell says players 'beat the s**t out of each other for 4 years' to get chance to become ... - The Sun

More than 20,000 British and Irish fans are heading to New Zealand for this summer's Tests against the All Blacks. By Jonny Fordham. 1st June 2017, 10:30 pm. Updated: 1st June 2017, 9:57 pm. SCOTT QUINNELL believes there is no better feeling in rugby ...and more »

British Lions beat New Zealand Provincial Barbarians 13-7 as Anthony Watson score helps tourists avoid shock defeat - The Sun

THE LIONS only just avoided being mown over by a gardener in a shocking start to their New Zealand tour. Warren Gatland's men were well and truly cut to size by the part-timers of the Provincial Barbarians in Whangarei. England winger Anthony Watson ...and more »

Johnny Sexton fears England's Owen Farrell already has Lions No10 spot in the bag to face New Zealand - The Sun

JOHNNY SEXTON fears Owen Farrell already has the Lions fly-half spot wrapped up to face the All Blacks. Ireland No 10 Sexton starts today against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians for the first match of the ten-game tour. Owen Farrell practises his ...and more »

Lions vs Blues: When is the match on, what TV channel is it on and where is it being played? - The Sun

THE British and Irish Lions tour is underway. And coach Warren Gatland will get a second chance to look at his players this week as they take on the Blues. The Lions face the Blues in midweek, following their match against the Provincial Barbarians.and more »