Category Archives: British Lions

Kiwi journalist apologises for ‘failing New Zealand public’ during British and Irish Lions tour

“We got this wrong and we failed you.” via Wales http://ift.tt/2usEaNh

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/14/kiwi-journalist-apologises-for-failing-new-zealand-public-during-british-and-irish-lions-tour/

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Tony Johnson: The best thing in rugby outside of the World Cup

The importance of the British and Irish Lions to the rugby landscape has been graphically reinforced in the last five weeks. They will return from New Zealand with a share of the test series and a credible five win, three loss, two draw tour record. After narrowly winning their first game against a scratch Barbarians […]

https://allblacksopenforum.wordpress.com/2017/07/11/tony-johnson-the-best-thing-in-rugby-outside-of-the-world-cup/

The major Lions talking points as a Welsh hero is voted Player of the Series by team-mates

Nobody happy with the outcome, but Warren Gatland and his players deserve massive credit for holding the world champions via Wales http://ift.tt/2tXOOdR https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/09/the-major-lions-talking-points-as-a-welsh-hero-is-voted-player-of-the-series-by-team-mates/

https://welshbizuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/10/the-major-lions-talking-points-as-a-welsh-hero-is-voted-player-of-the-series-by-team-mates/

The Lions draw the series after drawing the third test 15-15…

This is the first drawn series but surely playing away and in fortress Eden Park, the Luons can take the moral victory.

Lions Captain Sam Wharburton has now captained two tours in a row without losing a test series, after winning against Australia and drawing against New Zealand.

Why can’t anyone beat the All Blacks at Eden Park? The startling facts behind the ultimate rugby fortress

We have taken an exhaustive look at the record books to look at just why Eden Park is such a fortress as the Lions seek to crack it in deciding Test via Wales http://ift.tt/2sxU8AZ

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/07/why-cant-anyone-beat-the-all-blacks-at-eden-park-the-startling-facts-behind-the-ultimate-rugby-fortress/

The big verdict on Jerome Garces: Red card was correct, but was it really a penalty for Owen Farrell’s match-winning kick?

Our refereeing expert runs the rule over key decisions in Lions’ second Test win over New Zealand via Wales http://ift.tt/2txrG5I

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/01/the-big-verdict-on-jerome-garces-red-card-was-correct-but-was-it-really-a-penalty-for-owen-farrells-match-winning-kick/

New Zealand Rugby chief reveals Warren Gatland in contention for All Blacks job in 2019

The Lions tour has been judged a success by New Zealand rugby bosses via Wales http://ift.tt/2tPRH0Z

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/05/new-zealand-rugby-chief-reveals-warren-gatland-in-contention-for-all-blacks-job-in-2019/

‘Pathetic, incompetent, a disgrace’ The weeks of abuse from New Zealand the Lions will pin to the dressing room wall

They’ve taken a hammering but the Lions have the chance to make the Kiwi media eat their words via Wales http://ift.tt/2tDA3NL

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/07/03/pathetic-incompetent-a-disgrace-the-weeks-of-abuse-from-new-zealand-the-lions-will-pin-to-the-dressing-room-wall/

The big Lions talking points as Gatland’s refusal to use ‘the geography six’ leaves everyone completely baffled

Why Warren Gatland didn’t unload the bench and the big decisions facing the Kiwi for the second Test against the All Blacks via Wales http://ift.tt/2sd9Rtc

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/the-big-lions-talking-points-as-gatlands-refusal-to-use-the-geography-six-leaves-everyone-completely-baffled/

The Lions player ratings v Hurricanes as two standout stars surely force themselves into Test reckoning

The tourists were well beaten in Test series opener but finished their midweek progamme with an entertaining draw against the Hurricanes via Wales http://ift.tt/2sWsRtb

https://showcavesuk.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/the-lions-player-ratings-v-hurricanes-as-two-standout-stars-surely-force-themselves-into-test-reckoning/