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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Rory Best among 11 Irish players named in Lions squad - Irish Times

A total of 11 Irish players have been named in the Lions squad for this summer's tour of New Zealand with Ireland captain Rory Best beating his England counterpart Dylan Hartley to to a place. The entire Irish frontrow of Jack McGrath, Rory Best and ...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 »

Payne among 11 Irish in Lions squad. -

Jared Payne is a surprise inclusion among 11 Irish players named in the British and Irish Lions squad for this summer's tour of New Zealand. Payne is joined by Robbie Henshaw, Conor Murray and Jonathan Sexton in the backs, with Rory Best, Tadgh Furlong ...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 »

5 Of The Most Random Lions Tourists In Recent Memory -

Warren Gatland has taken a lot of criticism for his decision to call up six players for Tuesday's games against the Chiefs. It's not the calling up of players that rugby folk have found objectionable, but the criteria used: four Welsh and two Scottish ...and more »


Dan Biggar (Wales), Elliot Daly (England), Jonathan Davies (Wales), Own Farrell (England), Leigh Halfpenny (Wales), Robbie Henshaw (Ireland), Stuart Hogg (Scotland), Jonathan Joseph (England), Conor Murray (Ireland), George North (Wales), Jack Nowell ...and more »