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Five Questions For The Lions And All Blacks Coaches Ahead Of The Second Test In Wellington

After a pulsating first Test in which the All Blacks out-Warrenballed the Lions 30-15, will we see any changes in tactics employed by coaches Warren Gatland and Steve Hansen for the second Test in Wellington? Will Gatland drop his captain, Peter O’Mahony? How will the All Blacks approach the game tactically? Here are the five biggest questions which need answers …

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Dan Carter: Criticism Aimed At Sonny Bill Williams Is Unjustified

Sonny Bill Williams is one of those great rarities in professional sport. Someone who can adapt their skill set to succeed in a variety of sports but also have the mental edge and motivation to do so.  Williams, who has switched, on a number of occasions, between rugby union, sevens, rugby league and boxing, is, of course, currently plying his …

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Lions Tour: The All Blacks’ Five Most Dangerous Players

Auckland , New Zealand - 16 June 2017; Beauden Barrett of New Zealand during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Samoa at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images)

With just a matter of days to go until the most anticipated Lions Test matches in history, the series is still impossible to predict. Many believe the Lions’ resolute defence and powerful forwards will prove more dominant than the All Blacks. On the other hand, many think the Lions simply cannot cope with the flair and all round skill set possessed …

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All Black Fan Pokes Fun At Lions, Sells ‘Rare’ Try In Online Auction

As Steve Hansen and Warren Gatland’s sniping ramps up tension before the first Test, a cheeky All Blacks fan has provided a bit of light-hearted relief by auctioning off a ‘rare’ Lions try online. The ‘try for sale’, which was listed in the ‘antiques and collectibles’ category of the Trade Me auction site, took aim at the conservative so-called ‘Warrenball’ …

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Four Key Head-To-Head Battles In The Lions Vs Highlanders Clash

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 07: The Lions players observe a minutes silence in remembrance to the the victims of the London Bridge terror attack prior to kickoff during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Blues and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 7, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

The Lions clash with the Highlanders in the indoor Forsyth Barr stadium will be a fast-paced, high octane affair. With the Highlanders threatening to run the Lions off their feet, which head-to-head match ups will be key to the contest? Jonathan Joseph vs Malakai Fekitoa Jonathan Joseph had better have his side-step finely tuned. Malakai Fekitoa is, according to reports, …

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