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Gatland defends decision to drop O'Driscoll

Warren Gatland says the decision to drop Brian O'Driscoll from Saturday's third test against the Wallabies was not "based on trying to avoid any criticism or [gain] public popularity" and the he used his "head not his heart".

Lions lose to Wallabies

“It felt as if we were wishing that the game would finish rather than go after it,” Sexton said. “We are all devastated. We didn’t play well enough and didn’t deserve to win.”

Bowe set to play in 2nd test

Tommy Bowe will join the British and Irish lines in their second test against Australia on Saturday after making a remarkable recovery from injury.

Team for Saturdays 2nd test announced

Gatland names his team for the 2nd test against Australia on Saturday. Five changes to the team include Tom Croft on the bench and Bowe to start.

British Lions thrash the Rebels

Not a perfect performance from the Lions, with messed up lineouts, some dropped passes and a knock on. But when they have clicked into gear, they looked far better than their hosts.

Squad announced!

Warren Gatland names squad for first Test against Wallabies in Brisbane.

Lions walk all over the Waratahs

Fantastic play from the Lions on Saturday. They are in good heart as they head towards the first Test in Brisbane next Saturday.

Hibbard confident for Lions to win series

After scoring 10 tries during the 64-0 defeat of a Combined Country XV, Richard Hibbard admits that Lions head coach Warren Gatland would have been disappointed with some of the mistakes made by the visitors in the second half.

Ready for war

Gatland announces the line up for Saturday's match against the Queensland Reds in Brisbane, Australia.

Warburton fit to roar on Saturday

Captain Sam Warburton has been declared fit to lead the Lions against the Queensland Reds on saturday, having missed the first two matches of the Lions Tour to Australia.

England prop Corbisiero to replace injured Healy

Due to Healys injury at the Western Force test on Wednesday, which he had to be stretchers off pitch for a twisted leg, England prop Alex Corbisiero has been called up to the British and Irish Lions squad to provide cover.

Gatland to increase training efforts

Warren Gatland says the British and Irish Lions may need get serious in training to make up for the lack of Force in the games leading up to the tests.

Lions roar in Perth

Lions roar to a tremendous victory in Perth. The second win of their 2013 Tour to Australia.

Croft may only have one chance to impress

Tom Croft made his Lions debut in South Africa last year, but with fierce competition from the likes of Dan Lydiate, Croft knows that todays match against Western Force could be his key chance to impress.

TV Coverage for the 2013 Lions Tour

Where are you watching the 2013 Lions Tour to Australia? Wherever you are, find out where you can catch all the matches so you don't miss a thing.

Rory Best replaces banned Hartley

Rory Best promotion from the reserve list comes from Saturdays banning of Dylan Hartley for 11 weeks after swearing at the referee in the Aviva Premiership final.

Hartley out of Lions

Dylan Hartley will miss the British and Irish Lions tour after being suspended for 11 weeks


After much anticipation from all the Lions fans as well as the players themselves, the British & Irish Lions squad has been announced!

Robshaw tipped for captaincy

Wales legend Gareth Edwards has tipped England captain Chris Robshaw to be name British and Irish Lions captain on the tour to Australia in 2013.

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