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Three Areas The Lions Must Improve Ahead Of Blues Match

WHANGAREI, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 03: Warren Gatland the Lions head coach looks on during the match between the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians and the British & Irish Lions at Toll Stadium on June 3, 2017 in Whangarei, New Zealand. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

After months of hype and excitement it would be fair to say that the opening game of the Lions tour did fall a little flat. A lack of cohesion was expected and evident to an even greater degree than we may have foreseen with the unforced error count being altogether too high for a team with as many top class …

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Lions 2017: Who Should Start In Midfield For The All Blacks Tests?

RBS 6 Nations Championship Round 3, Twickenham London 27/2/2016 England vs Ireland England’s Owen Farrell and Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

Lions partnerships and working combinations will all come under scrutiny over the coming weeks. And one of the most pivotal areas, the 10/12/13 Lions midfield axis, is an exciting one to cast our eye over first.  Owen Farrell should start the first Test at fly-half. His vision, playmaking ability and accurate goal kicking will be invaluable. Victorious in the Champions Cup …

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Munster Fans Bemoan Disappointing Performance Against Clinical Scarlets

Guinness PRO12 Final, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 27/5/2017 Munster vs Scarlets Munster's CJ Stander dejected after Scarlets scored there fourth try Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/James Crombie

Munster’s ambitions of winning their fourth Pro12 title were torn to pieces on Saturday evening by a clinical Scarlets outfit.  Having finished the season strongly with three victories, the southern province went into the game high on confidence but were bettered on the day that mattered most by their Welsh counterparts. Early tries from Liam Williams, Steff Evans and Gareth …

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Exclusive – Lions On Lions: Four 2005 Tourists Talk New Zealand

With the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand the first time the iconic side has faced the All Blacks in 12 years, Pundit Arena caught up with four 2005 tourists from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland to get their thoughts on their experiences and what they hope for this summer. We spoke to Ireland’s Shane Byrne, Scotland’s Chris Cusiter, England’s Andy …

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The All-Time Greatest Lions XV

Speculation is mounting ahead of Warren Gatland naming his British and Irish Lions squad next week. The most prestigious accolade any test rugby player from these islands can get is a call to wear the famous red jersey. However, it’s fair to say that some have made that jersey their own in their respective positions. There has been some standout moments …

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