Jamie George Hat-Trick Creates Selection Headache for Eddie Jones

Saracens moved to the top of the table after a comfortable victory against an injury ridden Wasps side. Jamie George popped up with three of his sides tries, and his man of the match display has added fuel to the argument for him to replace Dylan Hartley as Englands starting hooker. The Saracens and Lions …

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Call the Cavalry

Warren Gatland has called in 6 bodies at the eleventh hour to fill out the squad in this gruelling tour. This decision to call up players has been met with fierce criticism as Gatland has been accused of selecting based on geographic proximity rather than merit. Always one with an opinion Eddie Jones was straight …

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Blues V British and Irish Lions

Fixture: Blues v British and Irish Lions Time: 08.35 Stadium: Eden Park, Auckland The opponents: The Blues are one of the most established teams in Super Rugby having won the tournament three times. The Blues won the first two editions of the tournament when they were coached by All Black's legend and World Cup winning …

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Lions team to face the Blues

Gatland has ringed the changes for the second game of the tour naming an entirely new starting 15. With the games coming thick and fast this will be the trend of the tour with Gatland utilising the depth of his 42 man squad. Only six of the squad from the Barbarians game have been recalled …

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Old School Lions

Since touching down in New Zealand less than a week ago the Lions have spent 80 minutes playing rugby and approximately 800 minutes watching traditional Maori hakas. Watching the Kiwis celebrate their glorious heritage has got me thinking that maybe the Lions should do more to celebrate its roots. With the Lions being a commercial …

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Barbarians V Lions Five Areas of Interest

1. Barbarians passion and skill Seeing the joy on the Barbarians faces as they ran out it was tempting to think that they were just happy to be making up the numbers in the fixture list. However, as soon as the ball was kicked it was clear they meant business, and they troubled the Lions …

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