The British and Irish Lions win series

British Irish Lions WINNERS

The British and Irish Lions won their first series since 1997 after smashing the Wallabies 41-16 victory in Sydney.  With the series on a knife edge, one team needed to turn on a performance of a lifetime.  The Lions were that team. Man of the Series, Leigh Halfpenny set up two tries and kicked brilliantly […]

Zero consistency in judiciary results

James Horwill Judiciary

Rugby is a sport which prides itself on respect and fair play, a sport that promotes equality. Be you tall, short, skinny or mildly rotund the game has a role for you. A physical game played by what many refer to as “real men”! Physicality that sometimes boils over into foul play, now with so […]

Lions on track after beating Waratahs

Waratahs v British Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions are on track for a great test series after they convincingly beat the Waratahs 17-47  in front of a packed Allianz Stadium on Saturday night. The Lions scored five tries and enjoyed another awesome night with the boot after fullback Leigh Halfpenny scored 3o points (including two tries), giving the […]

The Wallabies Squad: No Cooper…but that is not the biggest story!

Robbie Deans announcing Lions sqad

On Sunday the Wallabies squad to meet the touring British and Irish Lions was announced. A squad of 25 with the prospect of a further 6 players being added after the end of the next two rounds of Super 15 action and after the Queensland Reds v Lions fixture on the eve of the test. […]

Wallabies 25 man squad to face Lions

Israel Folau named in Wallabies camp

Robbie Deans has today announced a 25 man squad to face the British and Irish Lions this winter.  With 6 more names to be added and the captain to be announced on the June 2nd, expect there to be some more familiar names added to the list. Backs: Israel Folau*, Digby Ioane, Joe Tomane, Nick […]

British & Irish Lions squad – Will they be good enough?

Chris Robshaw

A lot of hype and anticipation surrounded the announcement of the British and Irish Lions squad to tour Hong Kong and Australia in the Aussie winter this June and July. Who would make it. Who wouldn’t. And who would captain the side. Coach Warren Gatland named his 37 man squad on April 30 with a […]

The chosen 37, who are they?

British & Irish Lions Captain Sam Warburton and Coach Warren Gatland

The Pride has finally been chosen – and the British and Irish Lions are a step closer to facing the Wallabies later this summer. After weathering months of intense speculation, traipsing to every Aviva Premiership, Heinken Cup and international fixture humanly possible, Lions Coach Warren Gatland has finally narrowed down a torrent of potential talent […]

2013 British and Irish Lions squad named

Lions press conference

After months of anticipation, the official British and Irish Lions squad was announced at a press conference tonight (Australian time). As expected, Sam Warburton has been named captain while Jonny Wilkinson has been left out of the squad altogether. Check out the team list below;   Fullbacks Leigh Halfpenny    Stuart Hogg Rob Kearney Wing Tommy […]

British and Irish Backpackers v Wallabies

British and Irish Backpackers face off against the Wallabies

Just over a week ago, Samsung invited a group of British and Irish Backpackers to a game of touch rugby. What they didn’t know was that they would be going up against some of the current Wallabies squad. Take a look at this great video below. Oh and p.s. I’m only a little jealous of […]