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Monday 30 January 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# Lions 2013

All time
# Big man
'It feels scary how quickly it’s come around, four years has gone like that'
George North is hoping to make a similar impact on the Lions tour this time around.
# jawdroppers
9 moments that defined the Lions’ series win against Australia
From George North’s wonder try to Kurtley’s slip, BO’D getting dropped and a dig-out from our favourite French referee.
# Award
Sexton and Briggs scoop player of the year gong
The trophy-lifting goal-kickers are the toast of the Guinness Irish rugby writers tonight.
# OLD WOUNDS
Keith Wood’s a Mé Féiner, he let himself down with Lions criticism — Gatland
The Wales and Lions coach says he will be on the Late Late Show tomorrow to talk about all things BOD.
# Golden Boy
Tarnished James O'Connor winging his way to Europe
London Irish are being linked with the young back who lost out on a central contract in Australia last month.
# fly on the wall
Eight stand-out moments from our first glimpse of the Lions Raw documentary
Aside from Paulie looking class in a BaaBaas jersey.
# lion taming
Ryan backs Leinster teammate O’Brien to show his claws against Tipuric
The flanker hit the 50-cap mark for his province last weekend and hopes to make it 51 against Ospreys.
# fly on the wall
Teaser: Here's the first trailer for the 'Lions Raw' documentary
When Paulie tells you to get off the bus, you get off the bus.
# Lions Raw
Lions trailer features unseen footage of Zebo’s captaincy phone call to Rob Penney
If this is anything to go by, the new Lions documentary will be awesome.
# Pro12
Ian Madigan to test fullback skills against lethal Lion Stuart Hogg
The Scot will start at fullback for Glasgow Warriors as the entertain Leinster at Scotstoun tomorrow.
# bunnygate
Tuilagi's Irish teammate calls Cameron bunny ears prank a 'brain fart'
“He’s a very funny fella and was just trying to have a laugh,” said Leicester Tigers’ Niall Morris.
# Downing Out
Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman guests of honour at 10 Downing Street
A sign of times to come? The BOD for President campaign begins now.
# Collateral Damage
O'Driscoll admits Gatland resentment after Lions axing 'kick in the guts'
The centre revealed he was not aware he had been dropped from the matchday 23 until it was read out to the whole squad.
# resentment
Brian O’Driscoll: ‘Is Warren Gatland on the Christmas card list? Unlikely’
The Leinster and Ireland centre opened up to Sky Sports about his “resentment” towards Lions coach Warren Gatland.
# supersize me
Introducing the Leinster winger charged with stopping George North tonight
Darragh Fanning’s coach at St Mary’s has predicted a bright future for the Dublin winger.
# furious george
Lions star George North gets Saints start against Leinster
The Welsh winger has been named in a strong Northampton side for the Friday night clash in Donnybrook.
# wounded lion
Tommy Bowe to have exploratory surgery on injured wrist
While Ulster are refusing to put a timescale of Bowe’s return, he may not play again until October.
# wallaby wonga
Lions tour leaves Australia rolling in €100 million windfall
Who said there was no place in the modern game for tours like this?
# blockbuster
Lions Tour movie, featuring stunning BO'D twist, set for August release
The movie, featuring numerous George North highlights, will be released on 5 August.
# friendly chat
10 things we learned from POC and T-Bowe's big interview today
Paulie has an eye on 2015 while Bowe maintains innocence over that chance LFL beach encounter.
# voice of reason
Axing BO’D the wrong decision and took the gloss off Lions win – O’Connell
“Brian would have been one of the best players on the pitch. That’s just the way it is.”
# New START
Big 6 Nations game against Wales for Irish lads dropped on Lions Tour - Jonny Sexton
The Ireland outhalf has also targeted another Lions series win, against New Zealand, in 2017.
# prank call
Simon Zebo asked Rob Penney to make him Munster captain
We can imagine Penney was chuffed to take the surprise phone call.
# Lions 2013
Sean O'Brien: Lions victory 'top of the pile' but Irish success comes first
The Leinster flanker has a spot of farming, then celebrating, to do when he gets home to Carlow.
# end of season
In pics: Weary Irish Lions arrive back to hot and hectic Dublin Airport
Welcome home, you magnificent series winners.
# Hero's welcome
No comment from O'Driscoll or Heaslip as Irish Lions welcomed home
Sean O’Brien and Jonny Sexton carried out their final press duties on a long 2012/13 season.
# Lions 2013
What was your favourite try from this year’s Lions tour?
Here’s 12 of the finest scores from the past six weeks down under.
# BBQ SEASON
Here's the tastiest Lions victory ad of them all
Unless you’re Australian, vegetarian or something weird like that.
# series winners
6 Lions players that enhanced their reputation Down Under
Many of the tourists arrived with big reputations, some fly back as genuine Lions legends.
# cool off
11 things to do now the rugby season is over
There’s an oval shaped hole in your life. We know. Here’s a few suggestions to get over the difficult six weeks of summer.
# Game Over
Losing Wallabies coach Robbie Deans: OUT. Ewen McKenzie: IN.
The Australian Rugby Union are expected to confirm the news on Tuesday but you can’t keep a good story down.
# rapid glory
Check out this cool timelapse video of the Lions' stunning Third Test win
Take four minutes out of your day to re-live the series-winning game in high speed.
# yeow!
Sean O'Brien singing Mumford And Sons in Sydney's Cock and Bull
The Tullow Tank was celebrating the Lions’ series win down under.
# Homeward Bound
Four more years? Gatland won't rule out another Lions tour
Would you like to see the coach lead the Lions to New Zealand in 2017?
# hogg tied
Things escalated quickly at the Lions' victory party last night
Stuart Hogg wore nothing but his Speedos and Owen Farrell threw a trident.
# smiling irish
How the Irish Lions rated on their series-winning tour to Australia
We assess which Irish players had the most impact on the Lions’ first series win since 1997.
# perfect leigh
Lions skipper Jones pays tribute to iconic Halfpenny after Test masterclass
The Welsh fullback won the Player of the Series.
# drinking buddies
BO'D and Foxy Davies are best buddies but Gatland has a new favourite
The Kiwi declared Alex Corbisiero was his man of the match. He had a good point.
# victory tweets
Champagne, James Bond and 'Las Vegas baby'! Victorious Lions party in style
Winning a Lions series and making plans to tear it up in Sydney was not enough to keep eight Lions offline.
# Highlights
Feast your eyes on the Lions' series-clinching victory over Australia
Hot and fresh out of the YouTube kitchen.