OPINION: New Zealanders need to wake up to just how tough this series will be.
OPINION: Don't let the scoreline fool you. Many mid-week Lions aren't up to it.
OPINION: Lions pack strong but lack of creativity will ultimately be their undoing, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Sam Warbuton's not fully fit but the shocking way the Lions handled the ref means he has to start.
OPINION: Scott McLeod was flying under the radar until Tuesday, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Sam Warburton's test team place looks shaky, as Waisake Naholo makes big statement for Highlanders.
OPINION: Sure, the Crusaders had a shocker, but Mathieu Raynal went full Wayne Barnes.
OPINION: They can't score tries so they're playing a game that looks more like Aussie Rules than rugby.
OPINION: As haka criticism draws torrent of self-righteous indignation, Mark Reason says it's time to chill out..
OPINION: They looked like they might escape, but Tana Umaga got his night of redemption after 12 long years, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: British and Irish Lions wanted chaos, and now have it after falling at their first hurdle of note.
OPINION: Warren Gatland's Lions must focus on victory rather than imitating a royal visit.
OPINION: The starting XV largely picks itself - except at halfback and hooker, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Just four British and Irish Lions make our combined test team with the All Blacks.
OPINION: Mark Reason goes in search of his father John, who began his tours of NZ in the 60s and wrote two books chronicling them.
OPINION: Lions get their excuses out early - because really, is that all you've got?
OPINION: Akin to Munster's '78 win over the All Blacks, our Baabaas deserve more plaudits.
In a tough backs selection mix, 20-year-old appeals as All Black supersub.
OPINION: The Lions fans are still arriving. They'd be grateful if the players showed up too, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: Warren Gatland's tourists came up short in many areas en route to their tour-opening victory over the Baabaas, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: The Lions were clueless and toothless in bumbling past NZ Barbarians.
OPINION: A brutal start, a mountain of injuries and a one-and-done coach. None of it's stopped the Highlanders.
OPINION: Rugby writer Marc Hinton looks at the big talking points as Warren Gatland and his men hit New Zealand.
OPINION: Owen Farrell and Jonny Sexton need to plead to start together, because the Lions' first move could be a fatal mistake.
OPINION: The All Blacks lock is too important to be risked in Crusaders-Lions tie, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Everything is stacked against the Lions tourists - as it always has been - and that's the magic of it all.
OPINION: Design expert Simon Wedde gives his view on the logo the All Blacks have released for the Lions tour.
Warren Gatland's side have everything - and everybody - stacked against them. You could almost feel sorry for them.
OPINION: Prepare for a Lions tour of loudmouthing, pantomime and downright cheating, Mark Reason says.
OPINION: The Lions have been fatally wounded before they even arrive, writes Mark Reason.