Lions 2017: Warren Gatland gambles for must-win Second Test - Rugby World

The Lions have never won at the Westpac and with the All Blacks unbeaten at home since 2009, the odds are stacked against Warren Gatland's men... TAGS: All BlacksHighlightLionsOwen FarrellSam Warburton. The thwack was perceptible through the cold ...

'It does hurt you as a player' - Lions skipper vows better showing in second Test against All Blacks - TVNZ

British and Irish Lions skipper Sam Warburton says his teammates' faces were as red as the team's jersey after the first Test. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream ...

British and Irish Lions vs All Blacks live: Latest score, what time does it start, where can I watch second Test on TV? - The Independent

The British and Irish Lions must win their second Test against the All Blacks if they are to keep their hopes alive to winning the three-Test series in New Zealand. Follow the latest here. All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions kicks off at 08:35 BST ...

'The calendar is too full' - Steve Tew backing shorter Lions tours - TVNZ

New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew is confident British and Irish Lions tours will continue but says they will likely be shorter in future. New Zealand Rugby Union CEO Steve Tew. Source: Photosport. There has been speculation that with ...

Lions playmakers Johnny Sexton and Owen Farrell backed to strike up perfect partnership - the Irish News

JOHNNY Sexton and Owen Farrell can play on instinct for the British and Irish Lions after five weeks "joined at the hip" in New Zealand, according to Andy Farrell. Lions boss Warren Gatland has paired Sexton and Farrell as dual playmakers for today ...

Lions' pride stung by first Test battering - SBS

Lions skipper Sam Warburton says the manner of their loss to the All Blacks last week has put the tourists on edge ahead of the second Test. Source: AAP. 1 HOUR AGO. British and Irish Lions skipper Sam Warburton says his teammates' faces were as red as ...

NZ Rugby boss says Lions tours will continue - FOXSports.com

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) New Zealand Rugby Union chief executive Steve Tew is confident British and Irish Lions tours will continue but says they will likely be shorter in future. There has been speculation that with an increasingly congested ...

Farrell: 'The underdog always has his day. I certainly wouldn't back against us' - The42

THE ODDS ARE firmly stacked against the Lions, but the bullish Andy Farrell isn't buying into the lack of belief on the outside for a second. “The underdog has always had his day, hasn't he?” said Farrell on Friday. “When you get a squad together it's ...

Tadhg gave it his best shot - Wexford People

Tadhg Furlong proved the cornerstone of the Lions pack, coming through his first test against New Zealand and showing that he has what's needed to become of the game's best tight-head props. The Lions lost their opening test 30-15 in the red-hot ...

British and Irish Lions warned not to turn Queenstown training camp into a 'stag do' after England's infamous dwarf ... - Daily Mail

The Lions have been warned not to treat Saturday's four-day camp in Queenstown as a 'stag do' after the 2011 dwarf tossing. Warren Gatland's squad will spend three nights in the infamous ski resort, where England's 2011 World Cup was derailed when a ...

Biggest game for the Lions - Radio New Zealand

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton says tonight's's second Test is the "biggest challenge" of his career. It may also be one of the most significant games in Lions history. Wales captain Sam Warburton. Photo: PHOTOSPORT. Having lost last ...

Andy Farrell embraces underdogs tag as British and Irish Lions chase shock win - Independent.ie

Andy Farrell believes "the underdog has always had his day" as the British and Irish Lions chase an odds-defying second Test victory over New Zealand on Saturday. The Lions are clear outsiders, arriving at Westpac Stadium after suffering a 30-15 first ...

How the Lions was formed - Fiji Times

The Lions began their touring tradition way back in 1888 when captain Robert Seddon led a party of 22 for a tour of Australia and New Zealand that was almost 250 days long. Good things come to those who wait. After a 46-day voyage — a travelling party ...

Johnny Sexton urging team-mates to earn place in Lions folklore - South Wales Argus

Johnny Sexton believes it would be “one of the greatest Lions performances” if they secure Test series glory against world champions New Zealand. The Lions' long and illustrious history is littered with memorable victories, but they now need successive ...

Phil Vickery EXCLUSIVE: This is how the Lions can beat the All Blacks - Express.co.uk

Can they do that with the side they will send out? Yes. The problem is that I can see New Zealand scoring more. Ben Te'o did a good job in the First Test keeping Sonny Bill Williams quiet but, without his presence there this week, New Zealand will be ...

Lions Tour 2017: 'You'll see what we are made of' - Squad members on crucial Test - Daily Star

THE BRITISH Lions have pledged to play the game of their lives and shock the sporting world in Wellington this morning. By Pete Samson / Published 1st July 2017. Warren Gatland GETTY. Warren Gatland will be hoping to avoid a second defeat in New ...

Lions Tour 2017: Johnny Sexton believes do-or-die nature will spur team on in Second Test - Daily Star

JOHNNY SEXTON believes the British Lions will thrive in the do-or-die nature of the second Test. 0. By Pete Samson / Published 1st July 2017. Johnny Sexton GETTY. Johnny Sexton believes the pressure will lift the Lions in the Second Test. It is now or ...

Johnny Sexton to tone down behaviour towards refs as he targets series leveller - Independent.ie

Johnny Sexton has admitted he needs to tone down his approach to referees ahead of the Lions' second Test against New Zealand in Wellington. The Ireland out-half was warned about waving his hands at the officials by Jaco Peyper during last week's first ...

'We've a good relationship - apart from trying to kill each other at the Aviva!' - The42

Johnny Sexton takes over at 10 for the Lions tomorrow, with his good friend Owen Farrell moving to 12. By Murray Kinsella Friday 30 Jun 2017, 10:00 PM. 8 minutes ago 6 Views No Comments. http://the42.ie/3471201. Share Tweet Email. Murray Kinsella ...

Andy Farrell talks up Lions chances of springing All Blacks shock: ''Every underdog has its day'' - Mirror.co.uk

Andy Farrell will today send the British and Irish Lions into battle with the message: "Every underdog has its day - this one can be ours." Defeat to the All Blacks would see the series lost in the space of eight days and the bookies have the Lions ...