rugby union Tue 17 Oct, AT 14:27 Warren Gatland: I’m done with the Lions, I hated the NZ tour British and Irish Lions seek a new head coach for 2021 tour of South Africa
LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Warren Gatland has ruled out guiding the British and Irish Lions on another tour and said Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien's criticism of the coaching during the drawn series in New Zealand had played a part in his decision.
Wales boss Warren Gatland says he "won't subject himself" to taking charge of the British and Irish Lions in 2021.
Ireland captain Rory Best has his say on British and Irish Lions team-mate Sean O'Brien's criticism of the coaching methods during the tour of New Zealand.
Lions tour 2017 Thu 21 Sep, AT 10:38 Sean O’Brien blames Lions coaches for not beating All Blacks Flanker says British & Irish Lions could have won 3-0 against New Zealand
Lions tour 2017 Fri 22 Sep, AT 10:07 Lions officials angered by Sean O’Brien’s criticism Irish flanker has caused a stir by slamming the Lions coaching set-up
Stephen Ferris believes his former Ireland team-mate Sean O'Brien was "absolutely right" to criticise the methods of Warren Gatland's coaching team during this year's Lions tour.
Jonathan Davies, the 2017 British and Irish Lions' star centre, aims to shake off the rust of his summer break with Scarlets in the Pro14.
England and British & Irish Lions fly-half Owen Farrell signs a new five-year deal with Saracens until 2022.
Leigh Halfpenny says it was a 'huge surprise' to be told he had no future at Toulon while preparing for the British and Irish Lions tour.
British and Irish Lions tourist Justin Tipuric set to feature in Ospreys' opening match of the new Pro14 season against Zebre.
England and British and Irish Lions prop Joe Marler signs a new deal to stay at Harlequins until 2021.
SYDNEY, Aug 15 (Reuters) - The All Blacks juggernaut hit a road bump in the British and Irish Lions series but it should be back to business as usual for the world champions when they take on South Africa, Australia and Argentina in the Rugby Championship.
SYDNEY, Aug 14 (Reuters) - The British and Irish Lions used a rush defence to great effect in their drawn series against the All Blacks this year but flyhalf Beauden Barrett says the world champions will be ready to counter if the Wallabies adopt the same tactic on Saturday.
WELLINGTON, Aug 13 (Reuters) - The All Blacks were disappointed not to defeat the British and Irish Lions in their series this year but the experience will benefit the world champions in the Rugby Championship as they build towards the 2019 World Cup, captain Kieran Read has said.
WELLINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) - All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams returned to the rugby field on Saturday after serving a four-match ban for picking up a red card during the British and Irish Lions test series.
Aug 4 (Reuters) - British and Irish Lions fullback Leigh Halfpenny has signed a three-year contract with Scarlets in a deal partly funded by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), the Pro12 champions have announced.
WELLINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - Sonny Bill Williams will miss New Zealand's Rugby Championship opener against Australia next month after World Rugby clarified his four-game ban for a red card in the British and Irish Lions series.