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Lions Official Twitter Account Just Absolutely Destroyed The New Zealand Herald After Vunipola Jibe

The New Zealand Herald isn’t exactly the most respected publication down in All Blacks territory, but that hasn’t stopped the tabloid from firing several shots at the Lions in recent weeks. Last week, the New Zealand Herald ran with a bizarre opinion piece claiming that Jimmy Gopperth’s Aviva Premiership Player of the Season award was a testament to how poor …

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The Young New Zealand Stars Who Could Be Steve Hansen’s ‘Finishers’ Against The Lions

As anticipation increases towards the 2017 Lions tour, attention has turned to Steve Hansen’s selection strategy with the All Black squad. While it is generally expected that Hansen’s loyalty to his test regulars will be reflected in the run on 15, there is a real possibility that the electric young stars of New Zealand rugby may be introduced as ‘finishers’ …

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Sam Warburton Lauds “Brave” And “Mature” Billy Vunipola

Decisions don’t get more difficult than the one Billy Vunipola had to make on Sunday. After watching his older brother make his Lions debut in 2013 and subsequently contributing to a historic Lions series triumph – you could forgive the younger sibling for looking on in envy.  The Saracens man was only 20-years-old at the time and was just about …

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Warren Gatland Has CJ Stander In Mind As A Lions Number 8

2017 British & Irish Lions Tour To New Zealand British & Irish Lions Squad Training, Carton House, Co. Kildare 22/5/2017 Head coach Warren Gatland Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Lions head coach Warren Gatland is in Carton House in Ireland today, as the countdown to the tour of New Zealand rumbles on. There are no major injury concerns, apart from the absence of Billy Vunipola. The Saracens number 8 was the favourite to get the nod for a starting berth, but now Gatland will have to rethink his line-up. …

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