Gatland's bench blunder video

Warren Gatland's failure to utilise the Lions bench to greater effect has the UK media blaming him for the draw against ...

13 min ago  Lions coach vilified by UK and Irish media after farcical use of "Geography Six" shows a "sign of serious weakness".

All Black tackling homophobia

Tawera Kerr-Barlow  is taking a stance on homophobia in sport and saying it is not OK to discriminate.

Tawera Kerr-Barlow admits he's used gay slurs, and says it needs to stop in NZ sport.

Spear tackle angers Canes video

Iain Henderson of the Lions is shown a yellow card by referee Romain Poite.

Lions lock lucky to escape with a yellow card for lifting Jordie Barrett dangerously.

Lions thriller ends even video

Wing Tommy Seymour dives over for the first of the British and Irish Lions' tries against the Hurricanes.

7:24 AM  Draws rarely come more exciting than this one between the Hurricanes and Lions.

Reason: Lions fold badly

George North sprints away from the Hurricanes defence to grab the second try for the Lions.

OPINION: Midweekers play with passion but fade as fitness gives out and yellow card costly.

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Henderson card divides fans video

Lions lock Iain Henderson is yellow carded by Referee Romain Poite.

Most Kiwi fans were debating red card or yellow for Lions tip tackle, but Lions fans believed a penalty was enough.

Gatland 'couldn't give a toss' video

Warren Gatland has played down being portrayed as a clown in the New Zealand Herald.

Lions coach says he hasn't seen clown cartoon, but calls it a personal attack.

Key moments: Canes v Lions

Hurricanes halfback Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi was yellow carded in the second half for a high tackle. His team conceded ...

If you were look for excitement, there was oodles of it when the Hurricanes drew 31-all with the British and Irish Lions.

Canes v Lions: Player ratings

Jordie Barrett of the Hurricanes gets tackled.

Who starred and who stumbled: our rugby writers rate the players from Tuesday night's match.

'The Bus' didn't get started

All Hurricanes fans' eyes were on Julian Savea against the Lions.

OPINION: Cliffhanger Lions match needed much more Julian Savea, but he was rarely sighted.

Lions fans make capital purr gallery

English fans Patsy Marron and David Tayler with Irish fans Dee Devine  and Steven Gilmore in the fanzone on the ...

Wellington was a sea of red, and the pubs were heaving, before Hurricanes game.

Coles presents korowai

Hurricane Dane Coles and Lions skipper Sam Warburton hongi after the treasured korowai is presented at Wellington Stadium.

Haka, a ceremonial sword, and now Dane Coles comes bearing gifts for the Lions.

Play-by-play: Hurricanes v Lions

Julian Savea has a point to prove to All Blacks selectors as he lines up against the Lions for the Hurricanes.

The Hurricanes' clash with the Lions a play-at-a-time, in Wellington.

Recap: Hurricanes v Lions

Lions' George North scores their second try.

Honours are shared at Westpac Stadium in the Lions' final midweek tour match.

Photos: Hurricanes v Lions gallery

Hurricanes second five-eighth Ngani Laumape takes on Lions centre Jonathan Joseph.

Get close to the action as the Hurricanes step up to face the Lions in Wellington.

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Key moments: Canes v Lions

Hurricanes halfback Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi was yellow carded in the second half for a high tackle. His team conceded ...

If you were look for excitement, there was oodles of it when the Hurricanes drew 31-all with the British and Irish Lions.

Reason: Meads and my father

OPINION: There was no side to Meads. My dad liked that. In a way they were both Old Testament men.

Match from end of the earth video

Lions 'tougher than World Cup' video

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Warren Gatland bows to critics

Lions coach vilified by UK and Irish media after farcical use of "Geography Six" shows a "sign of serious weakness".

all blacks

Fekitoa's French move rubbished

Highlanders centre Malakai Fekitoa in action against the British and Irish Lions earlier this month.

All Black Malakai Fekitoa isn't going anywhere. At least not yet, according to his agent.

All Blacks shut out 'noise' video

All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster spent much of Tuesday's media session being asked to imagine what Lions head coach ...

Assistant coach Ian Foster fends off questions about what his old mate Warren Gatland might be thinking.

Kaino: No intent to injure video

Jerome Kaino says his concience is clear over allegations he intended to injure Lions halfback Conor Murray while he was ...

After "about a million" Twitter mentions, Jerome Kaino fronts allegations of dangerous tackling on Conor Murray.

'Dark arts at lightning speed'

Conor Murray under All Blacks pressure during the first test.

ABs "hell-bent" on stopping Lions at all costs through cynical and illegal means, says former England and Ireland stars.

international

Henderson card divides fans video

Lions lock Iain Henderson is yellow carded by Referee Romain Poite.

Most Kiwi fans were debating red card or yellow for Lions tip tackle, but Lions fans believed a penalty was enough.

Gatland 'couldn't give a toss' video

Warren Gatland has played down being portrayed as a clown in the New Zealand Herald.

Lions coach says he hasn't seen clown cartoon, but calls it a personal attack.

Canes v Lions: Player ratings

Jordie Barrett of the Hurricanes gets tackled.

Who starred and who stumbled: our rugby writers rate the players from Tuesday night's match.

'The Bus' didn't get started

All Hurricanes fans' eyes were on Julian Savea against the Lions.

OPINION: Cliffhanger Lions match needed much more Julian Savea, but he was rarely sighted.

provincial

Oxford and Ohoka scrape home

Oxford's Sean Thompson line sup a shot at goal against Darfield in the Combined Country Cup quarter-final at Darfield.

 Three-point thrillers in North Canterbury senior rugby.

All six sides remain in playoff picture

Excelsior moved up into third place with an upset 23-13 win over Kurow.

The race remains wide open for the Citizens Shield semi-finals.

Southern scoring spree

Southern's Eric Duff charges towards the Hampstead defence during his side's resounding win.

 Southern tops the Mid Canterbury Watters Cup standings while Prebbleton had a long awaited win over Lincoln In Ellesmere's Coleman Shield.

Tima takes on the world - and wins

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku proudly holds his World Rugby Under-20 Championship winner's medal.

Baby Blacks winger Tima Faingaanuku returns home with a winner's medal.

sevens

Sevens win motivates Goss

Sarah Goss is New Zealand's most capped women's sevens player with 30 tournaments.

With her team winning the sevens world series on the other side of the world, captain Sarah Goss celebrates with an early morning run.

NZ women win world sevens series

The New Zealand women's sevens team celebrate winning the HSBC World Sevens Women's Series title on Monday.

New Zealand won the final tournament in Clermont-Ferrand to claim their fourth world series title.

NZ women's sevens into quarters

KITAKYUSHU, JAPAN - APRIL 23:  Niall Williams of New Zealand makes a break to score a try during the HSBC World Rugby ...

Three comfortable pool wins sets up a date with Fiji in the quarterfinals in Clermont-Ferrand.

Sevens rookie eyes Makos contract

New Zealand sevens representative Andrew Knewstubb has been included in the 33-strong Tasman high performance squad.

New Zealand sevens player Andrew Knewstubb pushes for Tasman Makos contract.

super rugby

'The Bus' didn't get started

All Hurricanes fans' eyes were on Julian Savea against the Lions.

OPINION: Cliffhanger Lions match needed much more Julian Savea, but he was rarely sighted.

Photos: Hurricanes v Lions gallery

Hurricanes second five-eighth Ngani Laumape takes on Lions centre Jonathan Joseph.

Get close to the action as the Hurricanes step up to face the Lions in Wellington.

Hurricanes vow to be physical video

Forwards coach John Plumtree likes what he sees, during the Hurricanes' Captain's Run.

It's up to the Hurricanes' pack to stand up and beat their Lions opposites.

No lineout fears for Riccitelli

Hurricanes hooker Ricky Riccitelli has a huge lineout job to do against the Lions on Tuesday.

The Hurricanes are confident their lineout will function well against the Lions.

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