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# First Test

Last week
7th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
POM has to settle for bench role as Farrell backs Ryan's physical edge
Caelan Doris will look to nail his interactions with referee Karl Dickson.
This month
July 2024
Jamie Osborne to make Ireland rugby debut against South Africa
Osborne and Casey start for Ireland against the Springboks
All time
France survive heat and first-half examination to beat Japan
Picking the Ireland teams for the midweek Māori game and first Test
'Next week is going to be even bigger and tougher' - Gatland
Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory
Lions and Springboks' clash in Cape Town has the makings of a classic
Price, Van der Merwe and Conan bolt their way into the Lions' starting Test XV
Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test
'It's big boy rugby, isn't it?' - DJ Furlong fired up for the Springboks
BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win
Ireland's winning streak over as Cheika's Wallabies power to Brisbane victory
'People have been trying to say it will make me a better player, but it's hard to look past that'
The Lions have earned respect in New Zealand but they're still outsiders
Test team takes shape but a handful of huge calls ahead for Gatland
Lions have no doubt that Owen Farrell will be 100% fit for first Test
With first Test looming, Henshaw and the Dunedin crew must stand out
Analysis: Who did what for Ireland in the rucks against South Africa?
These are the men Ireland will open their Six Nations title defence against
What kind of Argentina team will Ireland be facing tomorrow in Chaco?
Seven things we want to see from Ireland in the Tests against Argentina
Kaino returns for All Blacks with three uncapped players named on bench
O'Loughlin slams wayward pros as Australia 'found out' in Cavan
Ireland easily overcome Australia to win first test
'Yes we Kanye' for the Lions as North shines as attacking star in Brisbane
How the Lions rated in their narrow win over the Wallabies
Lions v Australia, 2013 Tour
'Nauseating. Terrifying. The pinnacle of your career' -- Former Lions on First Test thrill
Breakfast with Lions: Sympathy for Quade and Sean's message for the haters out there
Lions presented their Test jerseys ahead of first meeting with Australia
'O'Brien didn't put a foot wrong but has to watch from the stands' -- Shane Byrne
Beast behind St Patrick's Day massacre says Wallabies are brown bread
Lions scrumhalf Mike Phillips on shutting down Wallaby wizard Will Genia
Heaslip the hero but Murray and O'Brien desperately unlucky to miss Lions cut
4 Irishmen named in Lions team for First Test with Wallabies
Genia and O'Connor team up as Australia name side for Lions Test
Lions legend Willie John McBride recalls the 1971 Tour to New Zealand
Flashback: Springbok blitz catches the Lions on the hop in 2009
Lions fans unite: Braveheart, dragon, knight and... a leprechaun