British and Irish Lions’ CJ Stander is tackled during the win in Hamilton. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Waikato Chiefs 6 British & Irish Lions 34 Another handsome Lions win. The midweekers finally emulated their Saturday squad mates with what was, f(...)

 Lions head coach Warren Gatland: “The frustrating thing for us is the amount of blocking that’s going on, the off-the-ball stuff.”  Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

The temperature is rising in the New Zealand winter. Both the All Blacks and the Lions ramped up their performances over the weekend, as did their res(...)

All Black scrumhalf  Aaron Smith was stood down from a recent Test match against South Africa after he entered a disabled toilet at Christchurch airport with an unnamed woman who was not his girlfriend. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

It has been the best of seasons and the worst of seasons. The All Blacks have charged through on an astonishing winning streak, victorious for 18 Tes(...)