London Irish director of rugby Nick Kennedy expects a tough first month on their return to the Premiership.
SYDNEY, July 10 (Reuters) - ACT Brumbies will be without backs Kyle Godwin and Aidan Toua for the remainder of the Super Rugby season after both suffered season-ending injuries, the club said on Monday.
Former Lions winger Ugo Monye and BBC rugby reporter Chris Jones reveal their end-of-tour awards after the drawn series with New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, July 10 (Reuters) - Warren Gatland will consider coaching the British and Irish Lions for a third time in 2021 but would want more time to prepare his players in South Africa than he had for the drawn series in New Zealand...
Warren Gatland says he will honour his current contract with Wales after leading the Lions to a drawn series in New Zealand.
We have witnessed a phenomenal series, and after the slow start to the tour surely no-one now doubts the Lions' future, writes Jeremy Guscott.
WELLINGTON, July 9 (Reuters) - The latest British and Irish Lions tour may have ended in a stalemate, but it reinvigorated rugby in New Zealand, enhanced the reputation of its coach and gave the world champions a timely boost in terms of their World Cup planning.
British and Irish Lions legend Willie John McBride hopes the brand has been saved by the drawn series in New Zealand.
AUCKLAND, July 9 (Reuters) - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has welcomed the "road bumps" his side encountered in the drawn test series against the British and Irish Lions and believes the experience would help them as they build towards the next World Cup.
AUCKLAND, July 9 (Reuters) - All Blacks coach Steve Hansen maintains Romain Poite made a mistake in overturning a late penalty against the British and Irish Lions on Saturday but said there were other key decisions against his team that should prompt World Rugby to re-examine the laws of the game.
AUCKLAND, July 9 (Reuters) - British and Irish Lions tour manager John Spencer believes the team would have won the test series against New Zealand had they had one more week of preparation time.
AUCKLAND, July 9 (Reuters) - Wales centre Jonathan Davies has been named by his British and Irish Lions team mates as their player of the tour of New Zealand, the Lions said on Sunday.