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Pacific Islands influence
Proven Pacific Islands influence on the British and Irish Lions squad
Harry Hudson - May 3, 2021

As British and Irish Lions fans eagerly await the announcement of Warren Gatland’s 2021 touring squad to face the Springboks this summer, let’s look at the Pacific Islands influence and the many senior and leading players of Pacifica descent. Experienced men that Lions’ management might call upon to lend their power and flair. Harry Hudson […]

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A fresh, new, exciting young squad. A phrase 12 months ago English pundits and fans never would have dreamed of saying. However, two years out from a Rugby World Cup and Jones has pulled the trigger on some of his old faithful’s, choosing to invest in young English prospects. Will this new look England be […]

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