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Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki both start for the Lions against Japan this weekend. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

All of the remaining seven Ireland players in the British and Irish Lions squad for the tour to South Africa have been named in the matchday squad for(...)

Bundee Aki at the British & Irish Lions administration day in London, where all the players received a first Pfizer vaccination  ahead of the tour to South Africa. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

All eight Irish players chosen in the British and Irish Lions squad, along with the remainder of those selected to tour South Africa, have received th(...)

Alun Wyn Jones will captain the Lions for the tour to South Africa. Photograph: 
Dan Sheridan/Inpho

  Backs   Stuart Hogg (Scotland) Position: Fullback Age: 28 Club: Exeter Caps: 85 Lions Tests: 0 Form guide: Scotland captain (...)

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(...)

Ireland prop Tom Court was visiting his parents in Brisbane in 2013 when he was called up as a replacement for the Lions Tour in Australia. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There will be an expectation in Wales that representation in the Lions squad to tour South Africa this summer will reflect the 2021 Six Nations Champi(...)

It is nearly decision time for Warren Gatland. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty

Gerry Thornley The parameters are different from four years ago. Back then, in those wild, crazy, pre-pandemic days, Warren Gatland was permitted to (...)

Scotland’s  Finn Russell  is shown a red card by referee Wayne Barnes  during the Guinness Six Nations  match against France  at Stade de France. Photograph:Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images

Scotland’s win in Paris was a good result, for France. I’ll try to explain. There has been a recent whiff of something in the air, maybe arrogance? E(...)

Referee Romain Poite awards Ireland a late penalty during the Six Nations game against Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The huge sense of relief could be felt all the way from Murrayfield. Thanks to a mighty maximum-pressure penalty from Johnny Sexton, Ireland snatched(...)

 Jacob Stockdale makes a break for Ulster against Dragons. The Ulster fullback has stormed back from injury, looking closer to his scintillating best more than any time since 2018. Photograph: Ryan Hiscott/Inpho

Heretofore, loyalty shown by Ireland coach Andy Farrell has been admirable. Billy Burns flunks the last play against Wales, and Ireland lose, yet Farr(...)

Warren Gatland looks on during Ireland’s win over Scotland. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Sexton trumps Russell in Lions shootout Warren Gatland was sitting in the stands in Murrayfield. The Lions coach had come to see some key players he (...)

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