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British & Irish Lions’ Maro Itoje is tackled by Mostert of South Africa at Cape Town Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

South Africa 17 British & Irish Lions 22 Take a bow, Warren Gatland. In classic New Zealand mentality, the Lions head coach decreed that his team(...)

  Lions’ Dan Biggar  will have to undergo World Rugby’s strict six-stage, graduated return-to-play protocols. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Dan Biggar is the British & Irish Lions’ primary concern moving on to next Saturday’s second Test in Cape Town, when a win would secure a first se(...)

British & Irish Lions hooker Luke Cowan-Dickie (fourth from right) celebrates with team-mates after scoring the first  try of the first Test against South Africa at Capte Town Stadium. Photograph:  Rodger Bosch/AFP via Getty Images

South Africa 17 British & Irish Lions 22 Trailing 12-3 at the break, the Springboks had the Lions exactly where they wanted them, but as one susp(...)

The British and Irish Lions prepare for Saturday’s first Test match against South Africa. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

The British and Irish Lions team to face South Africa in Cape Town Stadium on Saturday (kick-off 5pm) has fallen along the lines that were were widely(...)

Jack Conan being selected ahead of Taulupe Faletau, a veteran of the last two tours, would raise eye brows although the Irishman’s form has been better on tour. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The British and Irish Lions have emulated their Springboks’ counterparts by bringing forward their team announcement by 24 hours to Wednesday morning,(...)

Josh Adams challenges the Stormers’ Juan de Jongh during Saturday’s final warm-up game. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Stormers 3 British & Irish Lions 49 A report in the South African Sunday Times has said that a decision has been agreed between the South African(...)

Robbie Henshaw and Marcus Smith are both named in the Lions starting XV for Satuday’s game against the Stormers. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Warren Gatland has intimated that only a third or so of the British & Irish Lions starting XV for the first Test is nailed on, with the remainder (...)

Maro Itoje  of the Lions in action against  Eben Etzebeth of South Africa. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

South Africa A 17 British & Irish Lions 13 Tour on. The Springboks, in the very transparent guise of the South African A side, landed a significa(...)

Owen Farrell will start at outhalf for the  British & Irish Lions in the tour match against South Africa A. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The late withdrawals of Josh Adams and Dan Biggar has forced the Lions to draft in Liam Williams and Owen Farrell, despite the latter having initially(...)

Tadhg Beirne of the British and Irish Lions breaks the defence to  score a try during the tour match against the  Cell C Sharks at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on  in Pretoria. Photograph:  Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Sharks 31 Lions 71 The British and Irish Lions received their toughest test of the tour to South Africa but still emerged overwhelming 71-31 winners (...)

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