Lions 1st Test Review: All Blacks class above Lions in Auckland

After a feverish build-up amongst supporters and the media, the British and Irish Lions test series against world champions New Zealand began with a bang in Auckland. In one of the most compelling test matches in recent Lions history, the All Blacks produced a commanding performance in running out 30-15 winners against Warren Gatland’s tourists. In a game full of attacking rugby the All Blacks … Continue reading Lions 1st Test Review: All Blacks class above Lions in Auckland

Five ways the Lions can beat New Zealand

With the first test in Auckland’s Eden Park nearly upon us, Warren Gatland’s Lions team are preparing for the ultimate challenge in sport as they look to overcome a New Zealand side who haven’t lost at Eden Park since 1994. After a tough start to life on tour, the Lions have found their feet in recent weeks and will be confident of causing Steve Hansen’s … Continue reading Five ways the Lions can beat New Zealand

Home Nations Summer Tours Preview

With many British and Irish rugby fans caught up with events going on in New Zealand, it is easy to forget that the four home nations are also preparing for their own respective tours. With all four nations missing key players away on Lions duty, this summer’s tours represent a big opportunity to blood youngsters and give some of the fringe players an opportunity to see … Continue reading Home Nations Summer Tours Preview