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Highlights: Samoa 17-19 Wales

Watch BBC Scrum V's highlights as Wales end their summer tour with a 19-17 win in Samoa.

British and Irish Lions: 'We didn't expect Liam to start'

Liam Williams' parents and partner did not expect him to be picked to start for the Lions against New Zealand on Saturday.

O'Mahony has 'sense of perspective' - O'Connell

Lions Test captain Peter O'Mahony will have a 'sense of perspective' after two tough seasons, says Paul O'Connell.

Agree with Gatland? Pick your own Lions Test team

Who would you have as captain? Who is your fly-half? Who makes your second row? Pick your British and Irish Lions Test team to face the mighty All Blacks.

O'Mahony hopes mentor Foley would have been proud

Peter O'Mahony hopes the late Anthony Foley would be proud to see him lead the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand.

Lions captain O'Mahony's sliding doors moment

How Peter O'Mahony has gone from Ireland replacement to captaining the British and Irish Lions against New Zealand on Saturday.

Treadwell and Tracy to make first Ireland starts

Lock Kieran Treadwell and hooker James Tracy will make their first starts for Ireland in Saturday's second Test against Japan.

British and Irish Lions: Warren Gatland wants to end 'trash talk'

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland wants to end the "trash talk" in the build-up to Saturday's first Test in New Zealand.

Ford to become Scotland's record cap holder

Scotland hooker Ross Ford will earn his 110th cap on Saturday as the Scots conclude their summer tour against Fiji.

O'Mahony to captain Lions against New Zealand

Flanker Peter O'Mahony is named British and Irish Lions captain for the first Test against New Zealand on Saturday.

Read to captain New Zealand in first Lions Test

Number eight Kieran Read returns from injury to captain New Zealand in the first Test against the Lions in Auckland on Saturday.

Wales summer tour: Tyler Morgan has great opportunity - Roberts

Wales captain Jamie Roberts says new centre partner Tyler Morgan has impressed in training for Friday's Test against Samoa.

Francis Saili: Harlequins sign Munster and former All Blacks centre

Premiership club Harlequins sign Munster and former New Zealand centre Francis Saili on a "long-term" contract.

James Phillips: Bath sign Bristol forward on one-year deal

Premiership club Bath sign versatile forward James Phillips from relegated rivals Bristol on a one-year contract.

Rory Thornton: Ospreys lock eager for Wales debut against Samoa

Lock Rory Thornton says he is "champing at the bit" ahead of winning his first Wales cap against Samoa.

Mixed ability team Llanelli Warriors enjoying tour of New Zealand

It is not just the British and Irish Lions embarking on a tour of New Zealand. Meet the Llanelli Warriors, a mixed ability rugby team.

North has one Test to perform - Kirwan

George North should start the Lions first Test against New Zealand, but it may be his only chance, says All Blacks great John Kirwan.

Statue should be holding a beer - All Black legend Meads

All Black legend Sir Colin Meads unveils his statue in home town of Te Kuiti in New Zealand - something he initially thought was a "ridiculous idea".

Wales rugby tour: McBryde drops Williams against Samoa

Wales tour coach Robin McBryde names one new cap in Rory Thornton, but drops centre Scott Williams to face Samoa in Apia on Friday.

Newport Gwent Dragons' name changed to Dragons

Newport Gwent Dragons' name is changed to Dragons following their takeover by the Welsh Rugby Union.

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