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The Telegraph announces star-studded line-up for the Lions tour of New Zealand -

The Telegraph unveiled its team for the British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand on Wednesday, with four new additions to an already stellar line-up. All Blacks World Cup winner and former British and Irish Lions coach Sir Graham Henry will be ...and more »

British Lions tour to New Zealand: Jason Robinson says being hammered in fateful 2005 tour still gives him nightmares - The Sun

BEING hammered by New Zealand in that fateful 2005 tour still gives me nightmares. Clive Woodward made a lot happen for England and was influential in us winning the 2003 World Cup. Jason Robinson has joined the Sun to give his views on the Lions in ...and more »

British Lions hero Scott Quinnell says players 'beat the s**t out of each other for 4 years' to get chance to become ... - The Sun

SCOTT QUINNELL believes there is no better feeling in rugby than running out in front of the Lions red army. More than 20,000 British and Irish fans are heading to New Zealand for this summer's Tests against the All Blacks. Scott Quinnell says there is ...and more »

British Lions savaged by New Zealand media after scraping win in opening match - The Sun

THE LIONS have been savaged by New Zealand media for fluffing their lines in their opening tour game. Warren Gatland's side could only sneak past the Provincial Barbarians 13-7 in what is expected to be the easiest game of the tour. The Lions struggled ...and more »

British Lions tour to New Zealand: Mike Phillips says he's sick of the way people roll out red carpet for awesome ... - The Sun

THE Lions cannot roll over in awe of the All Blacks like so many teams have done in the past. New Zealand are a formidable side who have earned that respect and aura they have created. Mike Phillips joins SunSport as a Lions columnist. News Group ...and more »

New Zealand beer wins over Irish fans with brilliant dig at Chicago win - Irish Independent

New Zealand beer company Moa NZ Gold Ale have won over Irish fans touring the Lions tour of New Zealand with a brilliant slogan poking fun at the All Blacks only defeat of 2016. Steve Hansen's side managed to win an incredible 13 of 14 games last year, ...and more »

British and Irish Lions ready to go nose to nose with mighty New Zealand behind skipper Sam Warburton -

Sam Warburton has his British & Irish Lions squad believing they can shock rugby and take the prized scalp of New Zealand, writes Alex Spink in Auckland. Wales back-row Warburton has won his race to be fit to captain the tourists in their opener ...and more »

Gatland v Gatland: Warren aiming at Bryn in Lions opener - New Zealand Herald

Lions coach Warren Gatland says his son Bryn probably expects to make a few tackles against his side in tomorrow's tour opener. Gatland senior is going to instruct New Zealand-born second five-eighths Ben Te'o to angle back and target Bryn at No10 - an ...and more »

Lions tour: Live updates - New Zealand Provincial Barbarians vs British Lions - Newshub

Provincial Barbarians - 7 - 13 - British Lions. FULL TIME: The Lions are lucky as the crowd stand and salute the Baabaas. What a spectacle - not the greatest match, but indeed a great spectacle. The Lions mouthing off to the Barbarians' players ...and more »

All Blacks tipped to make clean sweep - Radio New Zealand

Sports Call - I'm calling it now, and to be honest it's not really that big a call. 3-nil, 3-zip, 3 and O, clean sweep, whitewash - label it what you will - the All Blacks will wipe the floor with the Lions in New Zealand. Those poor Brits (with a ...and more »