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Sam Warburton will likely have one more chance to secure his Test place against the New Zealand Maoris. David Rogers/Getty

All to play for in the backrow Given Sean O’Brien’s performance against the Crusaders and Warburton’s against the Highlanders, you would pick O’Brien(...)

Maro Itoje  has to feature somewhere at some stage against the All Blacks. Photograph:  Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

One of the points of differences between the Lions and New Zealand teams is how they will go about finding space and creating quick possession. Kiwi (...)

Conor Murray makes a break during the Lions’ 12-3 win over the Crusaders in Christchurch. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images.

Crusaders 3 British & Irish Lions 12 Conor Murray is back. He looked the part virtually from the off, one towering box kick from inside the 22 (...)

 Jack Stratton of NZ Provincial Barbarians gets his pass away   during the game against the British & Irish Lions at the Toll Stadium in Whangarei, New Zealand. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images)

New Zealand Provincial Barbarians 7 British & Irish Lions 13 The Toll Stadium last Saturday night was set fair. The torrential rain had relented,(...)

Jonathan Joseph leaves the pitch after the Lions’ tour opening win against the New Zealand Barbarians. Photograph: David Davies/PA

So, an opening win for the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand - but a performance to forget. Warren Gatland’s side were laboured and sluggish as (...)

Members of the British & Irish Lions squad with head coach Warren Gartland at Carton House. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The reverberations from Leinster’s defeat to the Scarlets in last Friday night’s Pro12 semi-final at the RDS were still being felt in Carton House yes(...)

Who will be the Lions captain? Brian O’Driscoll, Ian McGeechan and Clive Woodward have all endorsed Sam Warburton’s credentials. Photograph: Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images

On Wednesday the ever-changing guessing games of pundits and bar-room punters alike will finally, and some might say mercifully, come to an end when W(...)

George North scores the first of his two tries in the Six Nations  game against Ireland at the  Principality Stadium  in Cardiff. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Wales 22 Ireland 9 The margin is a little unflattering on a game which hinged on many pivotal moments and one marginal one in particular, but in the (...)

Ireland’s Iain Henderson is wary of the Welsh threat from the lineout. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

Two and two equals five. That’s the media for you. It was suggested to Iain Henderson, originally studying mathematics at Queen’s University, Belfas(...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton and Robbie Henshaw will hope to make inroads in the France defence this weekend. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

There hasn’t been a pivotal Six Nations round three quite like it. For the first time since 2013, five of the six teams have managed at least one win (...)

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