Marcus Smith: Pundit Neil Francis sacked over ‘offensive’ remark about Lions fly-half

Lions and Harlequins each known as out feedback made by Unbiased.ie columnist Neil Francis over fly-half Marcus Smith earlier than his sacking; Lions assertion: “We discover the remarks offensive and have written to the Unbiased to precise our deep dissatisfaction” Final Up to date: 23/07/21 7:10pm Irish columnist Neil Francis made the feedback about Lions …

British and Irish Lions livid after South African TMO appointed for first Check

South African Marius Jonker has been named as tv match official for the three British and Irish Lions Assessments after New Zealand’s Brendon Pickerill was pressured to withdraw; watch the primary Check stay on Sky Sports activities Lions on Saturday from 3pm Final Up to date: 22/07/21 10:47pm Warren Gatland is sad on the lack …

Rugby union governing our bodies launch motion plan to take care of discount of head impacts and concussions

Final Up to date: 21/07/21 7:22pm Head impacts and concussions in rugby union are the main target of a brand new motion plan The Rugby Soccer Union, Premiership Rugby and the Rugby Gamers’ Affiliation have launched an motion plan geared toward lowering head impacts and concussion threat in each elite rugby union matches and coaching. …

British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones relishing Springbok problem following damage restoration

Each match from the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa is completely dwell on Sky Sports activities; followers who haven’t got Sky will have the ability to catch all of the motion through streaming service NOW, which affords day/month-to-month passes Final Up to date: 21/07/21 10:57pm Alun Wyn Jones will lead the Lions …

Heineken Champions Cup holders Toulouse to face Wasps, Cardiff Rugby in 2021/22 pool stage

Champions Cup 2021/22 pool stage draw: Defending champions Toulouse will face Wasps and Cardiff; Premiership champions Harlequins will play Castres and Cardiff; Leinster will face Bathtub and Montpellier; Bristol will play Stade Francais, Scarlets; Munster will play Castres, Wasps. Final Up to date: 21/07/21 1:35pm Antoine Dupont and defending European champions Toulouse will face Wasps …

Alun Wyn Jones captains British and Irish Lions Check workforce; Ali Value, Elliot Daly, Luke Cowan-Dickie begin

Warren Gatland makes a number of stunning calls in his first Lions Check facet to face South Africa; Josh Adams out of squad, in-form Tadhg Beirne on bench, Ali Value begins forward of earlier tour skipper Conor Murray, Elliot Daly at 13, no Jamie George, Mako Vunipola, Taulupe Faletau in squad By Michael Cantillon Final …

British and Irish Lions: Maro Itoje impressed by Alun Wyn Jones’ powers of restoration

Each match from the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa is completely dwell on Sky Sports activities; followers who haven’t got Sky will be capable to catch all of the motion through streaming service NOW, which provides day/month-to-month passes; watch first Check on Saturday, dwell on Motion and Foremost Occasion. By PA Media …

Anthony Watson: British and Irish Lions want to start out effectively and win aerial battle vs Springboks

British and Irish Lions wing Anthony Watson chats to media on Tuesday forward of Saturday’s first Take a look at vs the Springboks; England and Bathtub man touches on the significance of the kicking recreation, beginning effectively vs South Africa, what it is prefer to face the Springbok backs, and defending Cheslin Kolbe Final Up …

LISTEN: Ken Owens on Will Greenwood’s British and Irish Lions podcast

Will Greenwood Rugby Union Skilled & Columnist @willgreenwood Each match from the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa is completely stay on Sky Sports activities; followers who do not have Sky will be capable of catch all of the motion by way of streaming service NOW, which provides day/month-to-month passes; watch the Sharks …

Siya Kolisi, Handre Pollard, Makazole Mapimpi to begin for Springboks vs British and Irish Lions

Springboks identify squad to face British and Irish Lions in first Check: Skipper Siya Kolisi, fly-half Handre Pollard, wing Makazole Mapimpi, hooker Bongi Mbonambi, loosehead Ox Nche all begin regardless of optimistic Covid-19 outcomes and self-isolations in current weeks; Kwagga Smith begins at No 8. By Michael Cantillon Final Up to date: 20/07/21 12:35pm Siya …