There appears to have been be NO improvement in the tackle technique of England’s Owen Farrell!
Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje has the edge over Alun Wyn Jones in the race to become British & Irish Lions captain.
The British and Irish Lions have found an unlikely ally in Bernard Laporte, with the Frenchman saying it is vital their “legend lives on”.
Elton Jantjies said his desire to feature against the British & Irish Lions this year was behind his move to French stugglers Pau.
The original itinerary for the three-Test series between the Springboks and British & Irish Lions is set to change.
Alun Wyn Jones is believed to be one of three candidates for the captaincy on the British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa.
Jersey has been confirmed as the location for the British and Irish Lions’ training camp before they depart for South Africa.
Paul O’Connell views England captain Owen Farrell as the outstanding candidate to lead the British & Irish Lions against the Springboks later this year.
Gregor Townsend says the British and Irish Lions coaches are largely in agreement on “a core group” of players for this year’s SA tour.
Warren Gatland insists the British & Irish Lions will benefit from “new voices and a fresh perspective” after naming his assistants.
The British & Irish Lions have reportedly decided against adding any of England’s coaching staff to their management team.
The Springboks’ preparations for the forthcoming international season will move up a gear in the next fortnight.
Frans Malherbe admitted the lure of this year’s British & Irish Lions tour prompted his decision to turn down a lucrative offer to move to Japan.
Springbok lock Lood de Jager suffered a freak injury while training with his English club Sale Sharks in midweek.
The British & Irish Lions squad is set for 10-day training camp to allow the players to bond before embarking on their tour of South Africa.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander believes they will make a strong case for the “safe return of supporters” when they present new proposals to government.
British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland will select just 36 players when he announces his squad for their tour of South Africa on 6 May.
Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers believes a rusty South Africa side faces a massive task in taking on the British & Irish Lions later this year.
Rugby Australia (RA) chief executive Andy Marinos said he was surprised by news that the 2021 British and Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa will go ahead as planned.
SA Rugby and the British & Irish Lions confirmed that they were aligned on delivering the series in South Africa in the scheduled playing window.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander is a desperate man, desperate to boost the economy by clearing any hurdles in having SA host the British & Irish Lions tour.
South African-born Ireland and Munster No 8 CJ Stander has announced he will retire from all forms of rugby at the end of the season.
The British & Irish Lions’ board has rejected an offer from Australia to host this year’s series against the Springboks.
The Springboks will make their return to international rugby by taking on the USA in a warm-up Test ahead of their series against the British & Irish Lions.
While it appears a foregone conclusion the British & Irish Lions won’t be touring SA, a fourth Test in the UK has been suggested.