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#Lions

# 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

From The42 'I really think Ringrose is a strong option' - Picking the 2021 Lions centre pairing The42 Rugby Weekly

'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

From The42 IRFU confirm Jack McGrath will join Ulster from Leinster next season Heading North

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

From The42 Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides Bull By The Horns

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

From The42 'There is a lot of things they get away with': Lions coach to meet with refs over Crusaders' tactics Super Rugby Final

'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

From The42 Post-training headaches still keeping Jared Payne out of rugby Long-term Absence

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.’

# lions - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

From The42 Sean O'Brien 'expressed an opinion, but he shouldn't have singled out Howley' - Rory Best Debrief

Sean O'Brien 'expressed an opinion, but he shouldn't have singled out Howley' - Rory Best

‘Seanie doesn’t necessarily always do things the way most people perceive to be the best way.’

# lions - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The42 'It was pretty stupid': Ospreys hooker Baldwin misses match after getting bitten by an actual lion Hello Kitty

'It was pretty stupid': Ospreys hooker Baldwin misses match after getting bitten by an actual lion

“I don’t know what sort of wildlife show Scott has been watching where you can pat a lion on the head as if it’s a kitten.”

# lions - Monday 25 September, 2017

From The42 Lions cut fixtures for 2021 South Africa tour - reports Player Workload

Lions cut fixtures for 2021 South Africa tour - reports

It all reportedly comes after pressure from Premiership clubs.

# lions - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism Back And Forth

Lions CEO defends management as O'Brien clarifies position following criticism

‘My views on the Lions tour were honest and genuine and solely with the intention of building on what was a great tour,’ writes O’Brien.

# lions - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

From The42 Rassie resists temptation to bring Lions back for 'a hell of a challenge' against Glasgow Ready And Waiting

Rassie resists temptation to bring Lions back for 'a hell of a challenge' against Glasgow

But Ulster will have Iain Henderson available for the visit of the Dragons.

# lions - Thursday 31 August, 2017

First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park Pride Of Cork This post contains images

First-ever litter of Asian lion cubs born at Fota Wildlife Park

Asian lions are endangered as there are only about 500 individuals remaining in the wild.

# lions - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The42 Altitude and Ackerman's 'perfect ending' stacked against Crusaders in Jo'burg Super Rugby final Lions Den

Altitude and Ackerman's 'perfect ending' stacked against Crusaders in Jo'burg Super Rugby final

Scott Robertson’s men were the best New Zealand team this season, but the Lions look in rude health on home soil.

# lions - Saturday 29 July, 2017

From The42 Lions capitalise on controversial Barrett yellow card to reach Super Rugby final Revenge This post contains videos

Lions capitalise on controversial Barrett yellow card to reach Super Rugby final

Jaco Peyper’s decision has been called into question.

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