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(...)

Max Deegan of Ireland scores a try for Ireland against New Zealand at the Under-20 World Championships in Manchester. Photo: Dave Howarth/Inpho

Ireland’s number eight Max Deegan has been shortlisted for the World Under-20 player of the year award. The former St Michael’s College schoolboy has (...)