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Warburton to lead Lions on 'toughest tour' - Otago Daily Times

Lions captain Sam Warburton with head coach Warren Gatland after the squad announcement. Photo Reuters. Sam Warburton was named captain of the British and Irish Lions for the second time as coach Warren Gatland unveiled a bumper 41-man squad for the 10 ...and more »

Good Lions squad but pressure on, says Hansen - Otago Daily Times

All Black coach Steve Hansen speaks to the media in Christchurch today. Photo: Getty Images. All Blacks coach Steve Hansen rates Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions squad as one of the strongest in recent memory but has questioned how the touring ...and more »

Henry labels Lions schedule 'suicidal' - Otago Daily Times

Sir Graham coached the Lions on the tour of Australia in 2001, a 2-1 series defeat, and 10 years later mentored the All Blacks to their second World Cup victory. Photo: Getty Images. Sir Graham Henry, the only man to coach both the All Blacks and the ...and more »

Ben Te'o, ex-State of Origin player, named in British and Irish Lions squad for New Zealand tour - ABC Online

Former Queensland State of Origin forward Ben Te'o has completed a remarkable transition to rugby union by being named in the British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand. Te'o, who was part of the South Sydney team that won the 2014 NRL ...and more »

Rugby: Who's in, who's out of British & Irish Lions? - New Zealand Herald

The wait is over for Lions fans - coach Warren Gatland has announced his squad for the 10-match, six-week tour of New Zealand. Daily Mail. Share via email Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Show more Bookmark this article. Share on Facebook facebook ...and more »

Warburton named as captain of Lions tour of New Zealand - RFI

media Warren Gatland (right) led a British and Irish Lions tour of Australia in 2013 with Sam Warburton (left) as skipper. Reuters/Paul Childs. Sam Warburton was named on Wednesday as captain of the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand. The 28 ...and more »

British & Irish Lions squad: Who is in and who is out of Warren Gatland's side - The National

Warren Gatland has named 16 England players, 12 from Wales, 11 from Ireland and two Scots in his British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer. Not all of them were entirely foreseen, though. Click or swipe through for more. newslide. Ink ...and more »

British Lions tour to New Zealand - the squad naming - what you need to know - Newshub

After a four-year lead-up, Warren Gatland has finally named his British and Irish Lions team to tour New Zealand. Thanks to a few leaks to the media that were outrageously wrong and some that were pretty spot-on, there weren't too many surprises ...and more »

British and Irish Lions tour 2017: All you need to know - CNN

(CNN) Four nations, one rugby team. One goal -- to win a Test series against the mighty All Blacks of New Zealand. The 2017 British and Irish Lions tour is approaching, one of the most anticipated events in world rugby. It happens every four years, and ...and more »

This is the full British and Irish Lions 2017 squad as 12 Welshmen are selected - WalesOnline

Sam Warburton is confirmed as captain, while Ross Moriarty is a shock selection in the back row. Centre Jamie Roberts has missed out despite strong rumours he had made the plane prior to the announcement. Joining Warburton and Moriarty in the squad are ...and more »