British and Irish Lions
The British and Irish Lions clinch a historic series win against Australia with a 41-16 victory in the third and final Test in Sydney.
Jamie Heaslip, Rob Kearney doubtful for British and Irish Lions selectionJamie Heaslip and Rob Kearney undergo surgery on a back and knee injury respectively, potentially seeing them miss out on a call-up to the British and Irish Lions squad.
Mar 24, 17:24
Warren Gatland: 'Dylan Hartley still in contention for Lions captaincy'Warren Gatland talks up Dylan Hartley's credentials for the British and Irish Lions captaincy, insisting that the hooker has done a "fantastic" job for England.
Mar 20, 21:31
Warren Gatland: 'Top players will miss out on British and Irish Lions selection'Warren Gatland admits that he is "excited about the potential" in the British and Irish Lions' playing ranks, but says picking a final squad is going to be very tough.
Mar 15, 22:10
Brian O'Driscoll, Martin Johnson back Alun Wyn Jones for Lions captaincyFormer Lions captains Brian O'Driscoll and Martin Johnson both back Alun Wyn Jones for the role in New Zealand this summer, but regard Owen Farrell as a candidate.
Feb 19, 22:30
Sam Warburton 'to relinquish Wales captaincy'A report claims that Sam Warburton is to step aside as Wales skipper later this month, with a new captain to be named prior to the Six Nations.
Jan 11, 13:08
Andy Farrell: 'Lions hopes boosted by introduction of bonus point'Andy Farrell backs the decision to introduce bonus points in the 2017 Six Nations, claiming that it will only benefit the British and Irish Lions in the long term.
Dec 29, 14:07
Warren Gatland to honour remainder of Wales contractWales head coach Warren Gatland insists that he has no intention of stepping down from his position next year, despite reports to the contrary at the weekend.
Dec 19, 13:34
Warren Gatland to quit Wales after British and Irish Lions tour?Wales head coach Warren Gatland will stand down from his position after next summer's British and Irish Lions tour, a report claims.
Dec 18, 09:14
Jim Mallinder unwilling to defend Dylan Hartley following dismissalJim Mallinder admits to being 'disappointed' by Dylan Hartley's conduct during Friday's clash with Leinster, but says that it did not cost Northampton Saints victory.
Dec 10, 10:15
Warren Gatland unhappy with Gregor Townsend snubBritish and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland questions incoming Scotland boss Gregor Townsend's decision to turn down an invite to join his coaching team.
Dec 8, 21:44
British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland names coaching staff for 2017 tourWarren Gatland names Andy Farrell, Steve Borthwick and Rob Howley as part of his coaching team for the British and Irish Lions' 2017 tour of New Zealand.
Dec 7, 12:22
Paul O'Connell: Dylan Hartley would be "great captain" for LionsDylan Hartley has the potential to become a commanding figure for the British and Irish Lions and skipper the side in New Zealand, according to Paul O'Connell.
Oct 12, 22:22
Warren Gatland wants total commitment from British and Irish LionsBritish and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland says that he will only select players who believe that they can beat New Zealand in next year's tour.
Sep 7, 12:57
Warren Gatland confirmed as British and Irish Lions head coach for 2017Warren Gatland is confirmed as the British and Irish Lions head coach for the tour of New Zealand in 2017.
Sep 7, 12:05
Premiership chief unhappy with "punishing" British and Irish Lions schedulePremiership Rugby chief Mark McCafferty hits out at the planning for the British and Irish Lions' tour of New Zealand next year, which he fears will lead to burnout.
Aug 28, 16:26
Warren Gatland 'to lead British and Irish Lions for second time'Widespread reports suggest that Warren Gatland is to be given the British and Irish Lions gig for a second time, three years on from the 2-1 series win over Australia.
Aug 23, 18:46
Keith Wood: 'Warren Gatland, Eddie Jones dream British and Irish Lions pairing'Former British and Irish Lions star Keith Wood backs Warren Gatland and Eddie Jones to take charge of the side for next year's New Zealand tour.
Jun 24, 14:53
England's Eddie Jones backs Dylan Hartley for British and Irish Lions captaincyEngland head coach Eddie Jones backs Dylan Hartley for the role of British and Irish Lions captain in New Zealand next year.
Jun 21, 22:57
Martin Johnson backs Maro Itoje, George Kruis for Lions roleMartin Johnson backs England's Grand Slam-winning second row pairing of Maro Itoje and George Kruis to play a key role for the Lions next summer.
Mar 21, 15:41
RFU: 'Stuart Lancaster could coach British and Irish Lions'The RFU confirms that it would release coach Stuart Lancaster if he was offered the chance to take charge of the British & Irish Lions in 2017.
Sep 7, 16:31