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# lions - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From The42 Gatland's son and an ex-Ireland Schools prop start against the Lions on Saturday Baabaas

Gatland's son and an ex-Ireland Schools prop start against the Lions on Saturday

Warren Gatland’s son and a former Ireland Schools prop start in the tour opener.

# lions - Monday 29 May, 2017

From The42 Bring on the battles! Gatland's Lions set off for demanding New Zealand tour Departure

Bring on the battles! Gatland's Lions set off for demanding New Zealand tour

The Lions squad left London this afternoon, with a gruelling 10-game tour ahead of them.

# lions - Saturday 27 May, 2017

From The42 School days with Tadhg Furlong and inspired by Wexford All-Ireland winning grandfather Matthew O'Hanlon

School days with Tadhg Furlong and inspired by Wexford All-Ireland winning grandfather

The Wexford joint captain will keep a close eye on the Lions trip to New Zealand.

# lions - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From The42 Murray, Stander, POM at 'slight disadvantage' for Lions, says Gatland Up To Speed

Murray, Stander, POM at 'slight disadvantage' for Lions, says Gatland

While key players from Leinster and Saracens are now in camp, the Munster trio remain on Pro12 duty.

# lions - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From The42 Dylan Hartley still in line for Lions call up following Ken Owens injury Hold The Plane

Dylan Hartley still in line for Lions call up following Ken Owens injury

The divisive hooker would be the presumed next choice if Owens is forced to withdraw.

# lions - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Hansen: Lions could buckle under pressure Mind Games

Hansen: Lions could buckle under pressure

The mind games have started.

# lions - Friday 12 May, 2017

From The42 Mealamu feels 'stink' over O'Driscoll Lions tackle, but stops short of apologising Regret

Mealamu feels 'stink' over O'Driscoll Lions tackle, but stops short of apologising

It’ll be 12 years this summer since that now infamous spear tackle.

# lions - Monday 8 May, 2017

From The42 Late call-up Laidlaw determined to seize Lions chance despite sad circumstances Great Scot

Late call-up Laidlaw determined to seize Lions chance despite sad circumstances

The scrum-half has replaced Ben Youngs in Warren Gatland’s squad.

# lions - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From The42 Greig Laidlaw added to Lions squad after Ben Youngs' withdrawal Great Scot

Greig Laidlaw added to Lions squad after Ben Youngs' withdrawal

The 31-year-old scrum-half joins fellow Scots Stuart Hogg and Tommy Seymour in the squad.

From The42 Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions squad due to family reasons Awful News

Ben Youngs withdraws from Lions squad due to family reasons

The England scrum-half had been included in Warren Gatland’s 41-man squad for this summer’s tour of New Zealand.

From The42 WATCH: Lions and Chiefs power to dominant victories in Super Rugby Due South

WATCH: Lions and Chiefs power to dominant victories in Super Rugby

It wasn’t all plain sailing for the Blues, meanwhile.

From The42 Broken thumb leaves All Blacks' Squire a doubt for Lions opener Lions

Broken thumb leaves All Blacks' Squire a doubt for Lions opener

“With Kieran Read out, Liam was probably next cab off the rank”.

# lions - Thursday 4 May, 2017

From The42 Lions tour and the All Blacks will bring out the best in Conor Murray Key Man

Lions tour and the All Blacks will bring out the best in Conor Murray

The Limerick man can call on recent experience of beating the Kiwis.

From The42 Huge boost for Munster and the Lions as Conor Murray returns to full training Relief

Huge boost for Munster and the Lions as Conor Murray returns to full training

The Ireland scrum-half has been struggling with a nerve issue but is now fit again.

# lions - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

From The42 All Black hooker Dane Coles suffering concussion symptoms and may miss Lions showdown Lions 2017

All Black hooker Dane Coles suffering concussion symptoms and may miss Lions showdown

Headaches are hampering the player’s recovery from injury too.

# lions - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The42 'He doesn't defend like a luxury player': Ringrose perfect fit for Lions Precocious

'He doesn't defend like a luxury player': Ringrose perfect fit for Lions

Warren Gatland’s squad will be a poorer place if the Leinster centre doesn’t travel, says Shane Horgan.

# lions - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From The42 'It’s unbelievably proud for me and my family' - Furlong the Lion Furgone Conclusion

'It’s unbelievably proud for me and my family' - Furlong the Lion

The Leinster man will head to New Zealand with a strong chance of being the Test tighthead.

# lions - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 Lions 'clutching at straws' if Ireland's Chicago win an inspiration, insists Steve Hansen Shots Fired

Lions 'clutching at straws' if Ireland's Chicago win an inspiration, insists Steve Hansen

‘We are going to get a similar game style to what we’ve always got whenever we’ve played a Warren Gatland team’ says the all Blacks coach.

From The42 Lions confidence comes from Ireland downing the All Blacks in Chicago Beatable

Lions confidence comes from Ireland downing the All Blacks in Chicago

Warren Gatland is calling on his players to be culturally prepared to visit New Zealand.

From The42 Sexton no foregone conclusion at 10 as Gatland keeps options open 10 Shirt

Sexton no foregone conclusion at 10 as Gatland keeps options open

The Lions boss believes Owen Farrell and Dan Biggar will push the Irishman all the way.

# lions - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

From The42 'I coached Jared when I was at Waikato and I didn't renew his contract' Small World

'I coached Jared when I was at Waikato and I didn't renew his contract'

Warren Gatland has ended up picking Jared Payne for the Lions a decade after cutting him.

From The42 Murray emerges as Lions doubt after Gatland reveals neurologist visit Doubts

Murray emerges as Lions doubt after Gatland reveals neurologist visit

The Lions boss stated that Murray is suffering with a neck injury.

From The42 Lions leave Hartley disappointed as they opt for 'the right mix of strengths' Left Out

Lions leave Hartley disappointed as they opt for 'the right mix of strengths'

The 31-year-old England captain misses out on touring with the Lions again.

From The42 Payne the bolter, 11 Irish Lions and some big-name omissions Talking Points

Payne the bolter, 11 Irish Lions and some big-name omissions

Warren Gatland has named a 41-man squad to tour New Zealand this summer.

# lions - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

From The42 'You just can’t think about it' - Earls not stressing over Lions call One More Day

'You just can’t think about it' - Earls not stressing over Lions call

The 29-year-old was a Lions tourist in 2009 in South Africa.

# lions - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 How well do you know your Lions history? Liiions

How well do you know your Lions history?

The touring squad is announced this week.

From The42 Bundee Aki in 'no doubt' Robbie Henshaw will be a Lions starter this summer Best Buds

Bundee Aki in 'no doubt' Robbie Henshaw will be a Lions starter this summer

The Kiwi native expects his former team-mate to be central to Warren Gatland’s plans.

# lions - Friday 14 April, 2017

From The42 Lions to share over €3 million jackpot should they win series in New Zealand Money Money Money

Lions to share over €3 million jackpot should they win series in New Zealand

Each player will earn a significant tour fee, plus a bonus should they win.

# lions - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

From The42 Sexton: 'The facts and how it's portrayed can be slightly different' Durability

Sexton: 'The facts and how it's portrayed can be slightly different'

Lions boss Warren Gatland has previously questioned the Ireland out-half’s durability.

# lions - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

From The42 Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season Calling Time

Ex-Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips to retire from rugby at end of season

The 34-year-old is calling it a day after the current Premiership campaign.

# lions - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From The42 'I think I've put myself in the frame' - O'Brien hoping for Lions call Waiting Game

'I think I've put myself in the frame' - O'Brien hoping for Lions call

The 30-year-old openside was brilliant in Leinster’s win over Wasps last weekend.

# lions - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The42 New Zealanders keen to 'adopt-a-Lion' for tour Pride

New Zealanders keen to 'adopt-a-Lion' for tour

Irish fans heading down under can take host families up on their generous offer as hotel prices spiral.

# lions - Thursday 23 March, 2017

From The42 Peyper, Garcès and Poite to referee Lions' Tests against All Blacks On The Whistle

Peyper, Garcès and Poite to referee Lions' Tests against All Blacks

World Rugby have also confirmed the match officials for Ireland’s summer tour.

# lions - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

From The42 Absorbing Six Nations throws up selection headaches in Gatland's Lions XV You're The Boss

Absorbing Six Nations throws up selection headaches in Gatland's Lions XV

Former Ireland centre Lynne Cantwell and The42′s Murray Kinsella picked their Lions XVs.

From The42 Watch: Quade Cooper handed three-week ban for this high shot in Super Rugby Seeing Red This post contains videos

Watch: Quade Cooper handed three-week ban for this high shot in Super Rugby

The Australia fly-half pleaded guilty to a dangerous tackle on Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg.

# lions - Friday 17 March, 2017

From The42 Lions fans reckon Rory Best should tour ahead of Dylan Hartley You're The Boss

Lions fans reckon Rory Best should tour ahead of Dylan Hartley

Conor Murray comes as the most selected Irish player on the app.

# lions - Thursday 26 January, 2017

From The42 Confidence after a golden 2016, Six Nations title chances and the Lions captaincy The Best New Season

Confidence after a golden 2016, Six Nations title chances and the Lions captaincy

The Ireland captain is gearing up for a major spring.

# lions - Wednesday 18 January, 2017

From The42 Dr Eanna Falvey appointed head of the Lions medical team for upcoming tour New Appointment

Dr Eanna Falvey appointed head of the Lions medical team for upcoming tour

The former Irish rugby doctor previously worked with the Lions in 2013.

# lions - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Competitive males are a blessing and a curse

In the animal kingdom, anyway.

# lions - Monday 19 December, 2016

From The42 Gatland declares commitment to Wales despite Super Rugby job offer The Chief

Gatland declares commitment to Wales despite Super Rugby job offer

The Wales and Lions head coach has revealed that he has been approached by the Chiefs.