Tag Archives: Tour to South Afirca 2009

Lovell Rugby Team Of The Year 2009

Here in the office, much debate has gone into picking the Lovell Rugby World Team Of The Year 2009. It really has been a great year for Rugby. After much deliberation, here is our team of the year: 15- Rob Kearney- Ireland The Leinster Full Back (who … Continue reading

British And Irish Lions Regain Pride Smashing Boks At Coca Cola Park

The British and Irish Lions notched their first win in eight Tests on Saturday, beating South Africa convincingly 28-9 at Coca Cola Park in Johannesburg. The Lions had been widely-tipped to fall flat on their faces in the third match, but played with the passion and energy … Continue reading

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

Bath Rugby Sign Backrow Forwards Watson And Salvi

Bath have announced the signing of Western Province captain Luke Watson and Australian Julian Salvi from the ACT Brumbies. Back-row forward Watson, who has won ten caps for South Africa, will move to England after this year’s Currie Cup competition. He has agreed a two-year deal with … 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

Adidas unveils the new British and Irish Lions Tour to South Africa 2009 Replica Rugby Clothing Range

Adidas have today released images for the upcoming Launch of the British and Irish Lions Replica Rugby Shirt and clothing range. The range, which is to be used during the British and Irish Lions Tour to South Africa in June 2009,┬áincludes Replica Rugby Shirts, Training Rugby Shirts, … Continue reading