Monthly Archives: June 2013

LIONS WIN 1ST TEST BUT LOSE O’CONNELL

Well, the bad news is that Paul O’Connell has been ruled out of the rest of the test series after suffering a forearm injury. It’s a big loss for the Lions as O’Connell is a talismanic figure. His absence will … Continue reading

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LIONS 1ST TEST PREVIEW

Well, the Lions have picked their team for the first test against Australia on Saturday (k.o.@11) and it’s a strong team overall with each player being the best of the squad in their respective positions.   8 of the starting … Continue reading

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LIONS PART 4

Well, the shocking news is that former Welsh star, Shane Williams, has been selected to play for the British and Irish Lions in their match against the ACT Brumbies on Tuesday (10.30)!   Williams retired from international rugby in 2011 … Continue reading

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LIONS 2013: WEEK 3

Well, the Lions came through their toughest game of the tour so far, beating Queensland Reds, 22-12. Unfortunately, the win will be overshadowed by the news that 3 of their top players have had their tours curtailed by injury.   … Continue reading

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LIONS 2013: WEEK 2

Well, the Lions continued their winning ways with a victory over Western Force, beating the ‘Force’ 69-17. It was the Lions first game of the tour in Australia, following on from the win against the Barbarians, in Hong Kong.   … Continue reading

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LIONS 2013: WEEK 1

Well, the 2013 Lions have got off to a great start, thrashing the Barbarians in the first match of the tour, 59-8. It was a very good performance by the Lions, in sweltering conditions (an amazing 95% humidity!).   It … Continue reading

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LIONS V BARBARIANS PREVIEW

Well, 2013 British and Irish Lions tour starts tomorrow, with the first match against the Barbarians taking place tomorrow, in Hong Kong (KO 12.30), and Warren Gatland has picked a very strong team.  British and Irish Lions: 15 Stuart Hogg, … Continue reading

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