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# lions - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Gatland's Lions to face Japan before departing on South Africa tour

The game is set to be played at Murrayfield in Edinburgh in June 2021.

# lions - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

From The42 Lancaster would welcome 'positive addition' of South African sides to Pro16 Expansion

Lancaster would welcome 'positive addition' of South African sides to Pro16

The Lions, Bulls, Stormers, and Sharks could join the competition from 2021 onwards.

# lions - Monday 28 September, 2020

From The42 SA Rugby announces new seven-team 'Super Rugby Unlocked' competition Derbies

SA Rugby announces new seven-team 'Super Rugby Unlocked' competition

The Cheetahs, Pumas, and Griquas have joined the four existing Super Rugby sides.

# lions - Saturday 26 September, 2020

'In the heat of the match he could be frightening... He was a colossus'

Robert Blair Mayne played for Ireland and the Lions before going on to a remarkable wartime career.

# lions - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

From The42 'Lockdown has only done him good': Sexton hitting form for Leinster Markers

'Lockdown has only done him good': Sexton hitting form for Leinster

Stuart Lancaster can’t hide his interest in coaching the Lions and his out-half is showing no signs of easing up his chase for a spot on the tour either.

Lancaster would relish facing Crusaders after in-depth discussions with Super Rugby champs

The Leinster senior coach took great interest in finding out how the best team in the southern hemisphere would target the Pro14 champions.

# lions - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled Options

Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled

South Africa is struggling to contain coronavirus.

From The42 'I'm sure we're going to see a few bolters for all countries' - Farrell Crystal Ball

'I'm sure we're going to see a few bolters for all countries' - Farrell

The Ireland boss is embracing the challenge of an uncertain season ahead.

# lions - Friday 12 June, 2020

From The42 'Now or never for global season,' says Gatland Gatland

'Now or never for global season,' says Gatland

Lions coach believes unity can be found.

# lions - Monday 8 June, 2020

From The42 SA Rugby confirm Lions tour shifting to autumn 2021 is being considered Calendar

SA Rugby confirm Lions tour shifting to autumn 2021 is being considered

South Africa hope to have their professional teams back in action by August.

# lions - Thursday 4 June, 2020

From The42 Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia NRL

Ex-Leinster centre Ben Te'o makes return to rugby league in Australia

The 33-year-old played in two Tests for the Lions in 2017.

From The42 'That collision between Danie Roussouw and BOD is something that's vivid' Bring It On

'That collision between Danie Roussouw and BOD is something that's vivid'

Former Springboks wing Bryan Habana is excited about the 2021 Lions series.

# lions - Thursday 21 May, 2020

From The42 World Cup winner Pieter-Steph du Toit withdraws contract termination notice PSDT

World Cup winner Pieter-Steph du Toit withdraws contract termination notice

The 27-year-old is staying with the Stormers and Western Province.

# lions - Thursday 7 May, 2020

'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing

The latest episode of The42 Rugby Weekly saw the lads choose their midfields and back threes.

# lions - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

From The42 Leinster's Lancaster would be an ideal addition for the Lions next year Knowledge

Leinster's Lancaster would be an ideal addition for the Lions next year

The 50-year-old has enjoyed helping young players like Ryan Baird and Harry Byrne to develop.

# lions - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

From The42 Gatland wants the Lions to face the All Blacks before South Africa tour Bright Idea

Gatland wants the Lions to face the All Blacks before South Africa tour

The former Wales boss will be head coach on a third Lions tour next year.

# lions - Friday 27 March, 2020

From The42 The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009 Classic

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009

The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.

# lions - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

From The42 BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win Lions

BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win

The Lions very nearly produced a comeback victory against South Africa in their first Test in 2009.

# lions - Monday 2 March, 2020

From The42 'The kids don't care whether you win, lose or draw. They just want to have the craic' Family First

'The kids don't care whether you win, lose or draw. They just want to have the craic'

Ireland flanker Peter O’Mahony on the influence of his father and bouncing back from disappointments.

# lions - Monday 27 January, 2020

From The42 Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler World Class

Pat Lam's Bristol announce signing of England and Lions prop Sinckler

The 26-year-old will make the move from Harlequins this summer.

# lions - Sunday 3 November, 2019

From The42 2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks Tourists

2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks

Rassie Erasmus wants the Boks to become a consistent force between now and then.

# lions - Sunday 27 October, 2019

From The42 Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021 Gats

Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021

The Wales boss was proud of his side’s effort in their World Cup semi-final defeat to the Springboks.

# lions - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 Gatland set to be named Lions head coach for the third time tomorrow Gats

Gatland set to be named Lions head coach for the third time tomorrow

The 2021 Tour is to South Africa.

# lions - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

From The42 Former England coach Rowntree in talks with van Graan's Munster In The Mix

Former England coach Rowntree in talks with van Graan's Munster

The 48-year-old is currently part of the Georgia coaching staff ahead of the World Cup.

# lions - Saturday 4 May, 2019

From The42 'The one thing that stood out was the stag... The stag stands its ground' Munster

'The one thing that stood out was the stag... The stag stands its ground'

South African coach JP Ferreira has been in charge of stingy Munster defence this season.

# lions - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

IRFU confirm Jack McGrath will join Ulster from Leinster next season

The 29-year-old has struggled for form and fitness this season with his native province.

# lions - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

From The42 'I don't spend a lot of time at home already, so it's probably high time I did' Future

'I don't spend a lot of time at home already, so it's probably high time I did'

The Ireland boss didn’t rule out the possibility of taking on the 2021 Lions.

# lions - Monday 31 December, 2018

Lion kills young worker in US conservation park

Alexandra Black had spent just 10 days as an intern in the facility.

# lions - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides

‘We believe this is an approach that can work for South African rugby in its broadest sense.’

# lions - Saturday 4 August, 2018

From The42 Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown ROG This post contains videos

Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown

The Lions’ heartbreaking run of final defeats extends to a third year in a row after this morning’s result.

# lions - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'There is a lot of things they get away with': Lions coach to meet with refs over Crusaders' tactics

Ahead of the Super Rugby final, Lions coach Swys de Bruin has called for his side to get a “fair deal” against the Crusaders.

# lions - Friday 6 July, 2018

Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

The men entered the game reserve armed with a rifle and an axe, and were found dismembered the following day.

# lions - Friday 1 June, 2018

German zoo finds missing lions, tigers and jaguar hiding in their enclosures

A bear which had broken free from its enclosure was however shot dead.

# lions - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Turning the lion hunters into lion defenders

An NGO is attempting to convince a rural community in Tanzania to give up their old ways.

# lions - Monday 27 November, 2017

From The42 Lions back row to join Dragons as Bernard Jackman makes first major signing Pen To Paper

Lions back row to join Dragons as Bernard Jackman makes first major signing

Ross Moriarty is making the move from Gloucester.

# lions - Tuesday 21 November, 2017

Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby

‘What we are doing is trying to make sure the welfare of Jared is foremost.’

# lions - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

From The42 'The older you get, you really appreciate how hard it is to get in here': Murray working to stay at the top Cloud 9

'The older you get, you really appreciate how hard it is to get in here': Murray working to stay at the top

The Munster, Ireland and Lions scrum-half was named RWI player of the year last night.

# lions - Sunday 29 October, 2017

From The42 Warren Gatland hits out at Sean O'Brien for 'disrespectful' comments surrounding Lions tour Lions

Warren Gatland hits out at Sean O'Brien for 'disrespectful' comments surrounding Lions tour

The Lions head coach said he was disappointed with O’Brien’s recent comments which were critical of the 2017 tour.

From The42 Howley accepts Sean O'Brien apology and plans to leave Wales role after World Cup Apology

Howley accepts Sean O'Brien apology and plans to leave Wales role after World Cup

Coaching in the Premiership or France is on Rob Howley’s bucket list as he plans to leave his position with Wales after the 2019 World Cup.

# lions - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From The42 Lions experience has O'Mahony primed to get on with the job through distraction or disappointment SUAF

Lions experience has O'Mahony primed to get on with the job through distraction or disappointment

‘You’re gutted inside for 10 minutes, then you get on with it.’

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