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More woe for Hartley, Scots as Lions squad for NZ... - Simcoe.com;

More woe for Hartley, Scots as Lions squad for NZ... - Simcoe.com

Simcoe.comMore woe for Hartley, Scots as Lions squad for NZ...Simcoe.comBritish & Irish Lions tour captain Sam Warburton during the British and Irish Lions Squad Announcement event in London Wednesday April 19, 2017. The Lions will tour tour New Zealand this summer (Adam Davy/PA via AP). next play/pause pre 1/1. Another ...and more »

Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection – Gordon Bulloch - Maldon and Burnham Standard;

Lack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection – Gordon Bulloch - Maldon and Burnham Standard

Maldon and Burnham StandardLack of influence cost Scotland players in Lions selection – Gordon BullochMaldon and Burnham StandardFormer Scotland and Lions hooker Gordon Bulloch felt his countrymen's sparse representation in Warren Gatland's squad was somewhat predictable given the lack of influence among selectors. Only Stuart Hogg and Tommy Seymour have made the British ...and more »

Warburton leads Lions on toughest mission - SBS;

Warburton leads Lions on toughest mission - SBS

SBSWarburton leads Lions on toughest missionSBSLONDON (Reuters) - Sam Warburton was named captain of the British and Irish Lions for the second time on Wednesday as coach Warren Gatland unveiled a bumper 41-man squad for the 10-match tour of New Zealand that he described as the biggest ...and more »

Lions 2017: Twitter reacts to Gatland's selection - AOL UK;

Lions 2017: Twitter reacts to Gatland's selection - AOL UK

AOL UKLions 2017: Twitter reacts to Gatland's selectionAOL UKWarren Gatland courted controversy when he named his 41-man British and Irish Lions squad for the tour of New Zealand. There were several notable absentees from the sizeable selection, while those who made the cut were evidently delighted. Here, we ...and more »

Wasps stunned as England lock Joe Launchbury misses out on Lions squad - Braintree and Witham Times;

Wasps stunned as England lock Joe Launchbury misses out on Lions squad - Braintree and Witham Times

Braintree and Witham TimesWasps stunned as England lock Joe Launchbury misses out on Lions squadBraintree and Witham TimesWasps have said they are “gobsmacked” after lock Joe Launchbury was a surprise omission from the British and Lions squad for this summer's tour of New Zealand. Head coach Warren Gatland selected a 41-man squad for the 10 fixtures which include a ...and more »

Brian O'Driscoll tips young Irish Lion to fill the number 13 jersey on tour to New Zealand - Irish Mirror;

Brian O'Driscoll tips young Irish Lion to fill the number 13 jersey on tour to New Zealand - Irish Mirror

Irish MirrorBrian O'Driscoll tips young Irish Lion to fill the number 13 jersey on tour to New ZealandIrish MirrorThe former Lions captain has tipped an Irishman to fill the jersey he has worn on four separate tours. Share; Comments. ByCathal Austin. 16:25, 19 APR 2017. Sport. Brian O'Driscoll after being inducted into the Hall of Fame. Share; Comments. Get daily ...and more »

In video: British and Irish Lions touring squad is revealed - The Bolton News;

In video: British and Irish Lions touring squad is revealed - The Bolton News

The Bolton NewsIn video: British and Irish Lions touring squad is revealedThe Bolton NewsBritish and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland selected a 41-man squad for the 10 fixtures which include a three-Test series against New Zealand this summer. Find out which players made the cut here: 0 comments ...and more »

Caught on camera: the moment Exeter's Jack Nowell learns of Lions selection - ITV News;

Caught on camera: the moment Exeter's Jack Nowell learns of Lions selection - ITV News

ITV NewsCaught on camera: the moment Exeter's Jack Nowell learns of Lions selectionITV News'I was watching the announcement with the boys and my named got called out!' Photo: Exeter Chiefs. Exeter Chiefs and England star Jack Nowell says it's a "dream come true" to have been named in the British & Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand this ...and more »

Rugby: Warburton confirmed as captain for the Lions - Times of Oman;

Rugby: Warburton confirmed as captain for the Lions - Times of Oman

Times of OmanRugby: Warburton confirmed as captain for the LionsTimes of OmanBritish & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton with head coach Warren Gatland after the squad announcement. Photo - Action Images via Reuters / Paul Childs Livepic. x. British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton with head coach Warren Gatland after the ...and more »

Lions XV: Who Warren Gatland should pick to start against New Zealand - Evening Standard;

Lions XV: Who Warren Gatland should pick to start against New Zealand - Evening Standard

Evening StandardLions XV: Who Warren Gatland should pick to start against New ZealandEvening StandardChris Jones has selected his starting XV to face New Zealand following Wednesday's Lions squad announcement. Warren Gatland has picked his 41-man squad to face the All Blacks in three Tests from June and the 53-year-old has chosen Wales captain ...and more »

Why Sam Warburton wanted to captain the Lions but didn't want to lead Wales - WalesOnline;

Why Sam Warburton wanted to captain the Lions but didn't want to lead Wales - WalesOnline

WalesOnlineWhy Sam Warburton wanted to captain the Lions but didn't want to lead WalesWalesOnlineSam Warburton has revealed it was an easy decision to say yes to being Lions captain for the tour of New Zealand. The Wales flanker accepted straight away when he was offered the job by head coach Warren Gatland last Thursday. He will become just the ...and more »

Lions 2017: Gatland backs kickers to make the difference in New Zealand - AOL UK;

Lions 2017: Gatland backs kickers to make the difference in New Zealand - AOL UK

AOL UKLions 2017: Gatland backs kickers to make the difference in New ZealandAOL UKWarren Gatland believes his kickers could make the difference against New Zealand after naming Owen Farrell as a fly-half in his British and Irish Lions squad. The versatile Farrell - often deployed at centre by England coach Eddie Jones - forms part ...and more »

Sam Warburton Found Out About Lions Captaincy In A Supermarket Car Park - Balls.ie;

Sam Warburton Found Out About Lions Captaincy In A Supermarket Car Park - Balls.ie

Balls.ieSam Warburton Found Out About Lions Captaincy In A Supermarket Car ParkBalls.ieFor the second consecutive tour, Sam Warburton will captain the Lions. The Welsh back row led Warren Gatland's team four years ago for the 2-1 series win against Australia. He will do so again this summer against the All Blacks. Following today's squad ...and more »

Warburton to captain Lions in New Zealand as Hartley misses out - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog);

Warburton to captain Lions in New Zealand as Hartley misses out - Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)

Capital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)Warburton to captain Lions in New Zealand as Hartley misses outCapital FM Kenya (press release) (blog)London, United Kingdom, Apr 19 – Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand but there was no place in the 41-man squad announced Wednesday for England skipper Dylan Hartley. Wales back-row Warburton, 28, who skippered ...and more »

Lions 2017: Hartley and Launchbury lead star-studded list of notable absentees - AOL UK;

Lions 2017: Hartley and Launchbury lead star-studded list of notable absentees - AOL UK

AOL UKLions 2017: Hartley and Launchbury lead star-studded list of notable absenteesAOL UKWarren Gatland named a 41-man British and Irish Lions squad for the tour of New Zealand, but several notable names were left out of his selection - with Joe Launchbury's omission leaving club side Wasps "gobsmacked". The Lions head to take on the All ...and more »

Rugby-Borthwick feels Hartley's pain after Lions snub - Daily News & Analysis

Rugby-Borthwick feels Hartley's pain after Lions snubDaily News & AnalysisAs a previous England captain overlooked by the British and Irish Lions, Steve Borthwick can feel Dylan Hartley's pain, but he expects the hooker to get over the omission with his usual resilience. Borthwick, who felt the anguish of missing out on the ...and more »

Sam Warburton Lions captaincy against All Blacks leaked on Twitter - 2BR;

Sam Warburton Lions captaincy against All Blacks leaked on Twitter - 2BR

2BRSam Warburton Lions captaincy against All Blacks leaked on Twitter2BRWelsh star Sam Warburton's captaincy of the British and Irish Lions was leaked on Twitter three hours before the official announcement. The gaffe happened when a photograph emerged of Warburton in full Lions kit posing with tour officials. The 28-year ...and more »

2017 British and Irish Lions squad: Dylan Hartley among biggest omissions for New Zealand tour - International Business Times UK;

2017 British and Irish Lions squad: Dylan Hartley among biggest omissions for New Zealand tour - International Business Times UK

International Business Times UK2017 British and Irish Lions squad: Dylan Hartley among biggest omissions for New Zealand tourInternational Business Times UKIn keeping with tradition, tour manager John Spencer reeled off one-by-one the names of the players who will head to New Zealand this summer as returning Kiwi head coach Warren Gatland, who oversaw a 3-1 victory over Australia in 2013, attempts to ...and more »

Dylan Hartley set to captain England in Argentina after Lions squad omission - Tivyside Advertiser;

Dylan Hartley set to captain England in Argentina after Lions squad omission - Tivyside Advertiser

Tivyside AdvertiserDylan Hartley set to captain England in Argentina after Lions squad omissionTivyside AdvertiserDylan Hartley is set to lead England to Argentina in June after being overlooked for the British and Irish Lions' tour to New Zealand. Hartley was the biggest-name omission from the 41-man party announced by Warren Gatland, paving the way for the ...and more »

Who said what at the British & Irish Lions squad announcement - ESPN.co.uk;

Who said what at the British & Irish Lions squad announcement - ESPN.co.uk

ESPN.co.ukWho said what at the British & Irish Lions squad announcementESPN.co.ukBritish & Irish Lions coach explains why he picked a larger than expected squad to tour New Zealand in the summer. (2:04). Facebook · Twitter · Facebook Messenger · Email; comment. 2:49 PM GMT. Rob Bartlett and Nick Bewley. Facebook · Twitter ...and more »