Ben Calveley

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South Africa Rugby have confirmed that the second and third Lions Tests will be moved from Johannesburg to Cape Town. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

As expected, and as declared by Warren Gatland a week ago, South Africa Rugby have confirmed that the second and third Tests will be moved from Johann(...)

The Lions will take on the Sharks again in Pretoria on Saturday. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Whatever about the rights or wrongs of 66,000 in attendance for the England-Denmark Euro 2020 semi-final and final, or Wimbledon returning to full cap(...)

Murrayfield will host the British and Irish Lions’ clash with Japan, with the biggest rugby crowd in the UK in attendance since the 2020 Six Nations. File photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

The British and Irish Lions have confirmed next month’s match against Japan at Murrayfield will feature a restricted crowd of 16,500 supporters – the (...)

Ireland have played all matches behind closed doors since the Six Nations was postponed in March. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Despite the prospect of a vaccination programme during 2021, the IRFU and the four Irish provinces enter the new year operating on the premise that it(...)

The Lions are due to tour South Africa in the summer. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa has been placed in doubt after managing director Ben Calveley revealed talks are being held over its (...)

Warren Gatland’s Lions will play Japan on home soil before departing for South Africa. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The British and Irish Lions said on Wednesday they will host Japan in Edinburgh next June ahead of their tour of South Africa. The Lions, who traditi(...)

Warren Gatland will take charge of a third successive Lions tour in South Africa next year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

One of the immediate effects of the Lions confirming that next year’s tour of South Africa will go ahead as scheduled in July and August is that it en(...)

The Lions have announced the itinerary for their shortest ever tour. File photograph: Getty Images

The British and Irish Lions will begin their eight-match tour to South Africa in the summer next year, ending any prospect of a global calendar starti(...)