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Andy Farrell and Warren Gatland before the third Test against New Zealand at Eden Park in Auckland in 2017. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Andy Farrell is now expected to join the British & Irish Lions tour in time for the Test series against the Springboks in light of Ireland’s tour (...)

Ireland outhalf Johnny Sexton has missed out on Lions selection for the tour to South Africa. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Lions kicking coach Neil Jenkins has intimated that the decision to stand down Johnny Sexton for six weeks was a factor in raising questions about(...)

Warren Gatland: “There will definitely be more Scots this time because they have fronted up in the Six Nations. Winning away in Paris and at Twickenham is significant because when you are playing for the Lions you are not playing at home.”  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Prior to assembling in their London hotel this week, Warren Gatland asked his four assistant coaches to name their squads of 36 players for the propos(...)

 Warren Gatland has not included Ireland head coach Andy Farrell in his Lions coaching ticket. Photograph: Getty Images

As expected, Irish head coach Andy Farrell has not been included in Warren Gatland’s coaching ticket for the proposed British and Irish Lions tour of (...)

Fiji is a possible destination for an Ireland tour this summer. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The IRFU have abandoned plans to re-route some of their proposed summer tour to Australia and are instead exploring the feasibility of pressing ahead (...)

Leigh Halfpenny will miss the opening two rounds of the Six Nations. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Leigh Halfpenny will miss Wales’ opening two Six Nations matches as he continues his recover from concussion. Head coach Warren Gatland has insisted (...)

Wales’ Liam Williams in action with Australia’s Dane Haylett-Petty during the autumn international at the  Principality Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Wales 9 Australia 6 Wales ended their long losing run against Australia at the 14th attempt as substitute Dan Biggar’s late penalty gave them a 9-6 (...)

Cory Hill: “It’s a case of one last effort and I’m sure the boys will put the hard yards in. A first series win here since 1999 is all the motivation we need.” Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Wales captain Cory Hill hopes he can be the man to lead his country to a first series win in Argentina since 1999 when the two sides meet in Saturday (...)

Andy Farrell: “If something is not up to scratch and it is not good enough you need to be honest about that.” Photograph: Laszlo GeczoInpho

Conceding three tries to Italy in the final 25 minutes last Saturday week at the Aviva Stadium ought to have given Wales and Ireland’s other remaining(...)

Conor Murray attempted three penalties from around half-way against Racing 92, scoring one. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster, and perhaps Ireland, have a new weapon in their arsenal; Conor Murray as long-range goal-kicker. Given Murray is 28, and has been on the scen(...)

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