Tag Archives: British and Irish Lions

British And Irish Lions Vs Sprinboks 3rd Test Preview

With the Series already lost the British and Irish Lions are fighting for pride as they prepare for the 3rd Test Against the world champion Springboks in Johanesberg. The game in Ellis Park will have a slightly different look to it with both teams making changes to … Continue reading

British And Irish Lions VS Springboks 2nd Test Preview

The British and Irish Lions have made five changes to their starting line-up for Saturday’s second Test against the Springboks in Pretoria. Full-back Rob Kearney, wing Luke Fitzgerald, hooker Matthew Rees, prop Adam Jones and lock Simon Shaw all gain call-ups for a game the Lions must … Continue reading

Rugby Match Report from South Africa: British and Irish Lions v Sprinboks 1st Test From Durban

Lovell Rugby was lucky enough to have the chance to head of to Durban for the First test Between the Brtish and Irish Lions against the reigning world champions South Africa. The match was a fight to the death, and high drama as the tourists produced a … Continue reading

British and Irish Lions Get Off The Hook

The British & Irish Lions retained their 100 per cent record on Saturday with a 26-23 win over Western Province in squally Cape Town. The local men had predicted thunderstorms, an end to the lovely sunny weather Cape Town had been basking in all week. In the … Continue reading

Lions Empty Shark Tank

The British and Irish Lions won their fourth tour match on Wednesday, beating the Sharks 39-3 in Durban with an excellent second-half display. After a poor and disjointed first half, the Lions turned things around, producing a third quarter of power, pace and guile like we hadn’t … Continue reading

Ferris and Halfpenny Ruled Out Of Tour

Captain Ryan Jones has been called up to the British and Irish Lions squad, after Stephen Ferris was ruled out with injury on Tuesday. Ferris was left on crutches after sustaining the injury at a training session in Durban, and a subsequent scan has revealed a grade … Continue reading

Lions survive Late Cheetahs Comeback In Bloemfontein

The British and Irish Lions roll on to Durban for Wednesday’s match with a 26-24 win over the Cheetahs under their belts. The tourists put in a good display without hitting the heights of Wednesday, but failed to put the game to bed when they ought to … Continue reading

Preview of the New Adidas Headguard for 09/10 Season

Adidas has launched its new headguard for the 09/10 series. The Headguard currently worn by International stars Danny Cipriani of Wasps and England and Pierre Spies of the Blue Bulls and South Africa and soon to be British Irish Lion Leigh Halfpenny of the Cardiff Blues and Wales. … Continue reading

The British and Irish Lions prevail in the opening game of the tour

It started with a win, not the best performance but a win none the less! The British and Irish Lions beat the Royal XV 37-25 on Saturday, having trailed 18-10 at the break. It could have been a lot worse. The Lions trailed 25-13 with 13 minutes remaining, … Continue reading

Flannery Latest Lion Ruled Out with Broken Arm

Jerry Flannery has joined the growing list of Irish causalities on the Lions tour to South Africa after being ruled out with a broken arm. In the latest injury blow to the Lions management, the combative Munster hooker suffered a chipped bone in his left elbow during … Continue reading