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George Kruis puts himself in frontline for selection in British and Irish Lions squad following winning return with ... -

Warren Gatland, the Lions head coach, hardly needed any further food for thought at this late stage of his squad deliberations, but he duly received another tantalising morsel in a final dispatch posted by his lieutenant Steve Borthwick from Milton ...and more »

Andrew Gourdie: What to do with SBW? - Newshub

OPINION: It's a question that simply has to be running around Steve Hansen's head as he prepares to name his squad to face the Lions - even more so now that Warren Gatland's revealed his hand. Hansen must be dying to blow the Lions off the park, and ...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 & 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 »

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 »

Gerry Thornley picks his Lions squad for New Zealand - Irish Times

On Wednesday the ever-changing guessing games of pundits and bar-room punters alike will finally, and some might say mercifully, come to an end when Warren Gatland announces the composition of the Lions squad to tour New Zealand. Then comes the hard ...and more »

British and Irish Lions squad announcement: The questions Warren Gatland will need to answer - The Independent

Warren Gatland insisted this weekend that his first task is not to choose his British and Irish Lions captain, but to pick the full squad that will be named on Wednesday at midday. The head coach, who leads his second successive Lions tour, this time ...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 »

Launchbury and Joseph set to miss out on Lions squad - Irish Times

Warren Gatland is expected to overlook a number of England's Six Nations champions when he names his British & Irish Lions squad on Wednesday, with the secondrow Joe Launchbury among those to miss out. Launchbury excelled for England throughout the ...and more »

Kiwis Ben Te'o and Jared Payne 'honoured' after 'out of the blue' selections for Lions tour of NZ -

Kiwi bolters Jared Payne and Ben Te'o were "shocked" and "relieved" to be named to tour their native New Zealand with the British and Irish Lions. Payne, the Ireland utility back, and Te'o, who has played just eight tests in England's midfield - seven ...and more »