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Former Scottish Lions Star Blasts Warren Gatland Over Squad Selection

LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 19: Warren Gatland (Head Coach) speaks to the media during the British and Irish Lions tour squad announcement at the Hilton London Syon Park Hotel on April 19, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Yesterday afternoon, Warren Gatland named a strong Lions squad which is charged with the daunting task of taking on the World Cup champions in their own back yard. However, one notable aspect of the squad has been the lack of Scottish players. While the Scots have not enjoyed strong representation on recent Lions squads, it was hoped that Warren Gatland …

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The Lions Outcast XV

With Warren Gatland today naming his Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer, there were of course many, many big name players who have not made the cut. We put together a XV made up of those players who missed out on selection this time around. 1) Rob Evans There is a tremendous amount of talent in the Lions …

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Scotland and Lions’ Chris Cusiter: “New Zealand Was The Hardest Tour In Living Memory”

Chris Cusiter speaks exclusively to Pundit Arena about touring New Zealand, Scotland and the Lions. When Chris Cusiter is asked what are the proudest moments of his career, he is unequivocal: “Getting capped for Scotland was my dream growing up, and getting picked for the Lions a year later was unexpected; it was an amazing experience.” In many ways, 2017 …

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Brian O’Driscoll Picks His Preferred Lions Starting XV

Brian O’Driscoll has had his say over what he believes is the strongest fifteen available to Lions coach Warren Gatland. O’Driscoll, veteran of four tours and official captain of the 2005 tour of New Zealand, has been running the rule over the players available to Gatland as the Lions embark on a test series against the same opposition this summer. …

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Former Scotland Captain Kelly Brown Announces Retirement

BARNET, ENGLAND - MARCH 11: Saracens' Kelly Brown looks to break through the Leicester defensive line during the Anglo-Welsh Cup Semi Final between Saracens and Leicester Tigers at Allianz Park on March 11, 2017 in Barnet, England. (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images)

Former Scotland captain and Saracens veteran Kelly Brown has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of the season. The 34-year-old took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to break the news. He penned a heartfelt tribute to all those who helped him during his career and revealed he’ll take up a role in the Saracens academy next season. …

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