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I think it's fair to say that I have not always been Warren Gatland's biggest fan (about which I am sure he has sleepless nights šŸ˜€ ).Credit where it is due, however. The Lions squad selection for the 1st Test with New Zealand tomorrow is as bold a...

News today that Warren Gatland has taken a late decision to rest Sam Warburton for tomorrow's fixture against the Chiefs and has called up 44 year old pub team player Dafydd Watkins as bench cover.Watkins is currently touring New Zealand in a camper...

News today that Warren Gatland is planning to call up five or six replacements to join the New Zealand tour as cover for the remaining midweek fixtures.Frankly if I was one of the players being shipped in merely to sit on the bench in a midweek...

Fantastic achievement by England Under 20s in making the World Championship final following a last gasp 24-22 victory over South Africa in Tuesday's semi-final.The achievement is all the more remarkable given the number of injuries the squad have suf...

Confirmation today from Gloucester that former Bath player Carl Fearns will be staying with Lyon despite having put pen to paper to join Gloucester from 2017/18 onwards.Funnily enough an offer of significantly increased personal terms from Lyon has b...

Amidst a seriously good weekend of rugby for British & Irish teams - a morale-boosting Lions win against the Crusaders, plus victories for England, Scotland and Ireland - one moment in particular caused me to jump up from my seat and punch the ai...

Iā€™m looking forward to watching a very young England team take on the Pumas this evening.Of particular fascination will be how Eddie Jones handles the Curry twins.So watch out for openside Tom Curry leaving the field for an HIA in the second half o...