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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 5°C

# The Lions

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BOD, Gats, Alastair Campbell and Geech: the stories behind the pictures from eight Lions tours
Billy Stickland is on his eighth tour with the Lions, getting close to the biggest characters in the sport. He recounts his career at the heart of the action.
Lions managing director hopes fans will be able to attend 2021 South Africa tour
The Lions’ eight-match trip is planned to begin on 3 July.
Gatland holds 'a couple of informal conversations' over coaching Lions in 2021
The Kiwi has overseen the previous two Lions tours and hasn’t ruled himself out of leading the team to South Africa.
'It's not about being selfish today': Lions Uncovered trailer gives sneak peek inside tour to New Zealand
The new Lions film saw every player wear a microphone for every training session.
'I'm eternally indebted to Jodie for flying them out': Best shares special Lions moment with family
The Ireland captain had his family in attendance at the Westpac Stadium this morning.
Distance didn't help, says Schmidt, as Ireland players overlooked for late Lions call
“It’s something I don’t have any control over.”
'Dad arrived yesterday so it was good timing': O'Mahony proud and honoured to lead Lions
The Munster captain was superb in Rotorua.
Maori All Blacks v The Lions
Warren Gatland’s side faced their stiffest test in the form of an exciting Maori outfit. We followed all the action from Rotorua.
Dan Carter not writing the Lions off after his Chicago prediction went wrong
The legendary All Black out-half says his team will face a tougher challenge from the Lions than some of the warm up games suggest.
'I rocked up to the rugby club in full Man United kit and just fell in love with the game there'
Prop Kyle Sinckler starts tomorrow for the Lions but he may not have been in New Zealand at all if it wasn’t for a conversation with two team-mates last year.
'Sometimes you need to get a punch to the face': Stander confident Lions will learn from mistakes
The Munster number eight believes the setback will help the squad improve.
The42 Rugby Show: The Lions' inaccuracies, indiscipline and why they need a big result on Saturday
Murray Kinsella joined Ryan Bailey live from Eden Park to dissect this morning’s game.
Lions get their own taste of 'rugby chaos' and more talking points from Auckland
Plus, a lack of discipline costs the tourists and the brilliance of Sonny Bill Williams.
How we rated the Lions as Gatland's men slipped to first defeat of 2017 tour
A disappointing result but there were a couple of encouraging individual performances.
Auckland Blues v The Lions
We followed the second game of the 2017 tour as Warren Gatland’s side faced Super Rugby opposition.
'One out of one': Warburton sees disjointed win as an important building block
The tourists did just enough to see off the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians this morning.
New Zealand Provincial Barbarians v The Lions
We followed all the action from Whangarei as the 2017 tour got underway.
Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen
Warren Gatland’s side arrive in New Zealand tomorrow.
'It was the greatest tour I was ever on but there's still a huge amount of pain and regret'
He should look back on it with a huge sense of pride but Shane Byrne’s memories of the 2005 Lions tour are skewed by the disappointment of a series defeat.
Big smiles, fidget spinners and a thumbs up - the Lions visited Temple Street today
Warren Gatland’s squad are in Ireland this week.
We've no idea what the Lions are up to at their training camp but it looks like important work
Are the lads about to rob a bank in the nip?
'It makes perfect sense': Quinlan not surprised by Payne's Lions inclusion
The former Munster flanker feels Cian Healy is unlucky to miss out.
'You find out like everyone else on TV. It's cruel in a sense but adds to the whole drama of it'
As Warren Gatland prepares to name his Lions squad for this summer’s tour, Tommy Bowe recalls his anxious wait to receive the call in 2009 and 2013.
Conor McGregor and The Lions: Number 1 on Google in Ireland in 2013
McGregor’s popularity exploded in Ireland this year with his MMA feats.
Amy Huberman nik naks number 10 Downing Street
She’s the best. That’s just it.
Brian O'Driscoll hoping to be fit for Amlin decider, says Warren Gatland
And the Lions coach reckons BOD will make the flight to Oz.
Troubled Wallaby Beale to stand down indefinitely, miss Lions tests
Amid reports of alcohol-related issues, the ARU said Beale, would enter a private health facility to undertake counselling.
The Aussies' 'Living With A Lion' spoof will make you want to beat them even more
Poor effort, Australia.
'It's my first semi-final and probably one of my hardest' - O'Mahony ready for Clermont showdown
The Munster star also says he’s been “picking up things” from the more experienced players.
Australia confirm details for the Lions' return Down Under in 2013
The British and Irish Lions will play tests against Australia in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney as part of their 2013 tour.