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'Express yourself' - All Blacks told to smarten up for Lions series decider - Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Assistant coach Ian Foster urged the All Blacks to express themselves and use their brains in this weekend's Test series decider against the British and Irish Lions. While stung by a 24-21 loss to the Lions in Wellington, Foster said "it's not all doom ...and more »

Lions flanker O'Brien cleared to play third test - Otago Daily Times

Sean O'Brien of the Lions walks off the pitch after their victory during the match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions in Wellington. Photo: Getty Images. British and Irish Lions flanker Sean O'Brien has been cleared to ...and more »

Warren Gatland: Lions have 'poked the bear' - The National

British & Irish Lions coach warns players not to give wounded All Blacks any ammunition ahead of series decider in Auckland. July 3, 2017. Updated: July 3, 2017 03:14 PM. 0. shares. Twitter Facebook Google Plus Linkedin E-Mail Print later. 0. shares ...and more »

Aaron Smith soaking up build-up to Test series decider: 'it's what you play rugby for' - The National

The British & Irish Lions rocked world champions New Zealand last Saturday, winning the second Test in Wellington 24-21, to set up an Eden Park showdown. Press Association. July 3, 2017. Updated: July 3, 2017 09:29 AM. 0. shares. Twitter Facebook ...and more »

Lions tour: It'd be nice to tell you why Sean O'Brien got off at the judiciary, but we can't - Stuff.co.nz

British and Irish Lions flanker Sean O'Brien was probably nervous ahead of his judiciary visit on Sunday night. Turns out he needn't have been. OPINION: Have your eyes adjusted to that thick blanket of murky cloud yet? You know, the one that has us ...and more »

Sonny Bill Williams to miss deciding Lions Test after being hit with four-week ban - The National

The New Zealand centre was hit with a ban when he appeared before a three-man judicial panel in Wellington on Sunday, after he received a 25th-minute red card from French referee Jerome Garces following a shoulder charge into Lions wing Anthony Watson ...and more »

Sending off Sonny Bill Williams a big call, and one that may have secured future of the British & Irish Lions - The National

Jerome Garces brandished a red card to the New Zealand centre for a dangerous tackle on winger Anthony Watson. With the Lions making their numerical advantage count to square the series, the victory in Wellington may well have saved future tours from ...and more »

British & Irish Lions keep series alive as late Farrell penalty defeats 14-man All Blacks - The National

Sonny Bill Williams became first New Zealand player in 50 years to be shown red card. Greg Stutchbury. July 1, 2017. Updated: July 1, 2017 01:52 PM. 0. shares. Twitter Facebook Google Plus Linkedin E-Mail Print later. 0. shares. Twitter Facebook Google ...and more »

Lions' triumph over All Blacks marked another historic day for rugby union - Express.co.uk

VICTORY for the Lions yesterday morning courtesy of a stirring late comeback against the All Blacks was magnificent sporting theatre and the perfect result to set up a series decider next weekend. By Jim Holden. PUBLISHED: PUBLISHED: 22:30, Sat, Jul 1 ...and more »

Sonny Bill Williams to miss All Blacks' last Test against Lions after copping four-week ban - ABC Online

All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has been suspended for four weeks and will miss the third and deciding Test against the British and Irish Lions at Eden Park in Auckland next Saturday. Williams was sent off for a dangerous shoulder charge on Lions ...and more »