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Lions defeat Springboks
Lions defeat the Springboks in first Test

An empty Cape Town Stadium was the venue that witnessed the Lions defeat the Springboks 22 points to 17 in the first Test of three to be hosted in the Mother City. Scorers: South Africa: Try – Faf de Klerk Penalties – Handre Pollard 4 British and Irish Lions: Try: Luke Cowan-Dickie Conversion: Dan Biggar […]



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Top Lions performers from the first Test versus South Africa
James Skeldon - Jul 25, 2021

The first Test of the 2021 British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa got underway with a 22-17 win for the tourists in an intense, cagey affair. The Lions edged out the Springboks through a Luke Cowan-Dickie try as well as the boot of Dan Biggar and Owen Farrell. It was an impressive team […]

British and Irish Lions
British and Irish Lions draw first blood as Lawes leads from the front

It was not a classic, far from it but as befitting a British and Irish Lions series the first Test had its fair share of tension and controversy. The Lions won 22-17 but in truth, neither side excelled in what was an error-strewn and nervy affair. The Springboks barely broke sweat to take a first-half […]

Lions defeat Springboks
Lions defeat the Springboks in first Test

An empty Cape Town Stadium was the venue that witnessed the Lions defeat the Springboks 22 points to 17 in the first Test of three to be hosted in the Mother City. Scorers: South Africa: Try – Faf de Klerk Penalties – Handre Pollard 4 British and Irish Lions: Try: Luke Cowan-Dickie Conversion: Dan Biggar […]

What's at stake and what are the Lions and South Africa playing for?
Head Games – What’s at stake and what are the Lions and South Africa playing for?
Thomas Booth - Jul 23, 2021

What’s at stake and what are the Lions and South Africa playing for? Trying to get inside the player’s minds prior to kick-off.

Rugby ATL player Ryan Nell at Veterans Memorial Stadium
Rugby ATL will make playoff debut against Rugby United New York

On July 24, both Rugby ATL (Atlanta) and Rugby United New York will battle for a spot in the 2021 MLR Finals. Both franchises have never made it to the 2021 MLR Finals. However, Rugby United New York did make the 2019 MLR playoffs. They were eliminated by the San Diego Legion in the semi-final […]

Marcus Smith racially abused in podcast by ex-Irish international

Marcus Smith, Harlequins and British & Irish Lions fly half, has been racially abused in a podcast by ex-Irish international Neil Francis.  Marcus Smith abused online ‘The Left Wing’ podcast, which featured Neil Francis, had posted their latest podcast in which Francis calls Smith an “Oompa Loompa.” The podcast was made public with the below […]

Champions Cup 2021/22 draw announced
James Barker, Editor - Jul 21, 2021

The Champions Cup 2021/22 draw was announced today as the build up to the new season ramps up. As in last season, the 24 teams were drawn into two pools. Tier 1 sides will take on Tier 4 clubs, whilst Tier 2 and 3 teams will play each other home and away. After the success of […]

Josh Navidi
Why Josh Navidi should start in the backrow against South Africa
James Skeldon - Jul 17, 2021

The choice to leave out Josh Navidi from Warren Gatland’s initial 37-man Lions squad was one that not many predicted. He was arguably Wales’ best player in their winning 2021 Six Nations campaign and he is more than capable of going toe-to-toe with the Springboks. Whilst the inclusions of Tom Curry, Taulupe Faletau and Justin […]