Robbie Henshaw tackles  South Africa winger Makazole Mapimpi during the second Test in Cape Town. Photograph:  Phill Magakoe/AFP via Getty Images

15 Stuart Hogg The Lions were beaten decisively in the aerial battle and the fullback struggled at times in that facet of the game and might have als(...)

Former Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones is led from the field by medics after suffering the injury against Japan which rules him out of the tour to South Africa. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Lions 28 Japan 10 All analysis and much of the feel-good factor derived from a relatively assured and clinical pre-tour game, especially in the firs(...)

Granted, a team of the tournament is somewhat premature given the rearranged France-Scotland game next Friday could yet decide the title and alter sel(...)

Edinburgh’s Hamish Watson and Pierre Schoeman tackle Finlay Bealham of Connach during the Guinness Pro 14 match at   Murrayfield. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Edinburgh 17 Connacht 10 Connacht, back at the venue which provided the most jubilant scenes three seasons ago with a Pro 12 title, found Murrayfield(...)