Lions tour

Cully's ABs squad to face Lions

Malakai Fekitoa has been solid defensively and shown flashes of brilliance on attack.

OPINION: Jordie Barrett and Rieko Ioane squeezed out by 19-14 forwards/backs split, writes Paul Cully.

Lions fans roaring into town

Lions fans arrive in Picton on their way through the country in 2005.

Cities get ready for the dollars and excitement of another Lions Tour - and there may be more rugby-mad Brits than expected.

PM's message to Manchester video

Prime Minister Bill English has extended his condolence to Manchester after the terror attack at concert.

As politicians send their love to Manchester, the Government's thoughts turn to security for the Lions tour.

Warburton 'fully fit' for NZ video

Lions captain Sam Warburton says New Zealand is the ultimnate place to tour with the composite British and Irish team.

The Lions captain is ready to "crack on" with prep for the NZ tour after being cleared of a knee injury.

Hogg: Lions mix 'really easy'

Hogg, as youngest member of the 2013 Lions squad, had to carry Billy with him everywhere in Australia.

Scottish Six Nations star confident the Lions will gel with ease for their tour of NZ.

Coles, the man we'd miss most

Dane Coles faces a race against time to make the test series against the Lions.

OPINION: The All Blacks will be sweating over the health of one player more than any other, writes Marc Hinton.

Fan ejected for abusing Lion

Dan Biggar was put off his kicking stride by an abusive heckler at a game in Ireland.

Lions rugby pivot Dan Biggar abused by "obnoxious eejit" in Pro 12 semifinal.

BOD: Vunipola loss 'massive blow'

Billy Vunipola of Saracens is tackled by Fritz Lee of Clermont Auvergne during the European Rugby Champions Cup final.

Cruel blow for the Lions as one of their major strike weapons is ruled out injured from the NZ tour.

Blackadder's heart with ABs

Todd Blackadder has told Bath wing Anthony Watson he'll be cheering for the All Blacks.

It's a case of country before club for ex-All Blacks captain as he wishes his Bath wing well for NZ tour.

Lions face injury concerns

Leinster prop Jack McGrath leaves the field with an arm injury and may face a scan before the British and Irish Lions tour.

Warren Gatland will be counting the casualties before the British and Irish Lions assemble for NZ tour.

Should SBW start for ABs?

Sonny Bill Williams is one of a raft of contenders to play in the All Blacks midfield against the British and Irish Lions.

OPINION: Our rugby writers debate the likelihood of Sonny Bill Williams pulling on the No 12 jersey to face the British and Irish Lions.

Sinckler to get 'angry' in NZ

Kyle Sinckler looks on during a British and Irish Lions training session in Cardiff.

Lions frontrower vows to play "with an edge to my game' in NZ.

Big money for 'free' tickets

Two tickets to the All Blacks v British and Irish Lions test match in Wellington, which appear to have originally been ...

NZ Rugby probes $1000 sale of Lions tickets that seem to have been complimentary.

English clubs 'killing Lions'

Former Lions captain Willie John McBride wants tours to be longer not shorter.

The Lions tours should be longer not shorter, former sparring partner of Colin Meads says.

Beauden's struggles help ABs

The Crusaders shut down Beauden Barrett in Christchurch on Saturday.

OPINION: The Hurricanes No 10 needs tough nights to keep learning, writes Paul Cully.

Stirring speech wins NZ trip video

Stuart Broad is coming to New Zealand as the Lions' 'ultimate fan'.

The Lions will bring pride and passion to NZ - and that's just their fans.

Hansen's warning to the Lions

Steve Hansen says the Lions squad is strong but questions the motivation of some of the selections.

All Blacks coach questions team harmony and whether Gatland is biased towards Welsh players.

'Lions aren't Ireland' - Hansen

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen and adviser Wayne Smith congratulate Ireland's Kiwi coach Joe Schmidt after Ireland's ...

All Blacks head coach dismisses talk Ireland's win will give Lions a psychological advantage.

ABs watch: Laumape, Crotty video

Hurricanes second-five Ngani Laumape has been in outstanding form so far this season.

OPINION: Two key midfielders make their move as Lions tour edges closer.

Warburton 'should be fit'

Sam Warburton at Lions training in Wales.

Lions captain's first game back from injury expected to be the NZ tour opener.

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