LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) - Shorn of 16 men selected for the British and Irish Lions, England coach Eddie Jones on Thursday named 15 uncapped players in his 31-man squad for the two-test tour of Argentina in June.
LONDON, April 20 (Reuters) - England head coach Eddie Jones announced on Thursday a 31-man squad for their two-test tour to Argentina in June:
Dylan Hartley will captain a 31-man England squad on this summer's tour of Argentina after being left out of the Lions.
Former British and Irish Lions head coach Jim Telfer criticises the lack of Scots in the squad for the tour to New Zealand.
WELLINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen rates Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions squad as one of the strongest in recent memory but has questioned how the touring side will cope with the pressure of expectations in New Zealand.
Scotland do not have the individual talent to match Warren Gatland's British and Irish Lions squad, says Tom Shanklin.
WELLINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - New Zealand lock Sam Whitelock has spurned the chance to play overseas and re-signed with New Zealand Rugby until 2020 in a coup for All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
Former England and Lions centre Jeremy Guscott says Warren Gatland got his selections right and the squad is good enough to beat New Zealand.
Wales' Sam Warburton will captain the British and Irish Lions for a second time, but what makes him stand out as a leader?
LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - Ireland's victory over the All Blacks last year was key to convincing the British and Irish Lions that they can win in New Zealand and that the double world champions are human after all, coach Warren Gatland said on Wednesday.
Ex-Scotland hooker Gordon Bulloch is disappointed there are not more than two Scots in the British and Irish Lions squad for the New Zealand tour.
Lions coach Warren Gatland says player nationalities did not influence the selection of his 41-man squad to tour New Zealand.
Dan Biggar wants a Test start for the British and Irish Lions, despite saying he was "a bit lucky" to make the squad.
Jack Nowell celebrates with his Exeter Chiefs team-mates after finding out he had been selected for the British and Irish Lions.
LONDON, April 19 (Reuters) - Sam Warburton was in a supermarket car park, waiting for his wife to bring back the bread and milk, when British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland called to ask how he would feel about captaining the side again.
Who are the 41 players with the British and Irish Lions for their tour of New Zealand this summer?