3 Irish players named in first Lions team - Buzz.ie

The first British & Irish Lions team for the summer tour of New Zealand has been announced. Three Irish players make the 15 to face the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians at Toll Stadium, Whangarei. Johnny Sexton, Iain Henderson and Rory Best have been ...

Johnny Sexton to start first Lions game along with Rory Best and Iain Henderson - Irish Mirror

Johnny Sexton has been handed an early chance to nail down his Test credentials on the Lions tour. Sexton is one of three Irishmen named in the first Lions selection for the opening clash against the Provincial Barbarians in Whangarei on Saturday.

CONFIRMED - Three Irishmen named in the Lions team to face the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians - Irish Independent

Jonathan Sexton as the British and Irish Lions squad arrive at Auckland Airport in New Zealand 1 Jonathan Sexton as the British and Irish Lions squad arrive at Auckland Airport in New Zealand. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile. Independent.ie ...

British and Irish Lions 2017: Taulupe Faletau expects Sam Warburton to walk the walk, not talk the talk - The Independent

When the British and Irish Lions have their backs against the wall in their three-Test series against the All Blacks, they can turn to their captain, Sam Warburton, for inspiration even if it doesn't come out of his mouth, says Taulupe Faletau. The ...

Te'o at 12, the Irish contingent and more Lions team talking points - The42

The quality of the Lions' bench to face the NZ Provincial Barbarians indicates their depth. By Murray Kinsella Wednesday 31 May 2017, 9:17 PM. 39 minutes ago 1,958 Views 5 Comments. http://the42.ie/3419742. Share2 Tweet Email. Murray Kinsella reports ...

Kyle Sinckler named in first British and Irish Lions starting XV for tour of New Zealand - Mirror.co.uk

Kyle Sinckler, who cannot buy a start for England, has been backed by the Lions to get their New Zealand tour off on a winning note, writes Alex Spink in Auckland. The 24-year-old prop has made do with eight sub appearances for Eddie Jones' side since ...