The British & Irish Lions tour manager, Andy Irvine, and Head Coach, Warren Gatland, this week announced the selection of key management and backroom staff, at Hopetoun House, in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Lions have selected Rob Howley, Wales’ acting Head Coach, alongside England’s Assistant Coaches, Graham Rowntree and Andy Farrell, as Assistant Coaches for the … Read more British & Irish Lions Select Howley, Rowntree & Farrell As Assistant Coaches for 2013 Tour to Australia
The British & Irish Lions will play in Hong Kong for the first time in history in 2013 with a match against the Barbarians scheduled as a curtain raiser for their 2013 tour to Australia. The Lions, who also today confirmed that banking giant HSBC shall remain as tour sponsors, will be headed by Andy … Read more Rugby Union: British & Irish Lions to Play in Hong Kong in 2013
British & Irish Lions Tour Manager, Gerald Davies, today announced the Lions team for the second match of the 2009 tour of South Africa. The selected team will play the Golden Lions on Wednesday afternoon, kicking off at 3pm local time, in Johannesburg and will be led by Irish captain Brian O’Driscoll. Davies said, “The … Read more Brian O’Driscoll to Captain British & Irish Lions Against Golden Lions
British and Irish Lions management have confirmed tonight that Jerry Flannery, the Ireland and Muster hooker, is officially ruled out of the 2009 British and Irish Lions tour to South Africa, which begins this month, following an elbow ligament injury. The news comes the same day as his Munster and Ireland team mate, Alan Quinlan, … Read more Jerry Flannery Ruled out of British & Irish Lions Tour 2009
British and Irish Lions coach, Ian McGeechan has today announced his 37 man squad to tour South Africa this summer in the Lions Tour 2009.