British Lions Match Schedule Australia 2013

Here is the full schedule of match's in the British & Irish Lions Tour to Australia in 2013.  The schedule starts with a first for the team and their opponents as they meet the Barbarians in Hong Kong whilst on route to Australia. There will be other firsts whilst in Australia as they play Western Force and Melbourne Rebels the newest franchises in the Super 15 … [Read more...]

Lions will play Barbarians in Hong Kong in 2013

The British and Irish Lions will play in Hong Kong for the first time in 2013 a return to the stop off's that have been made in the past, although this time it will not be a local team they play but the Barbarians. The Lions will stop off in Asia on their way to the three-Test tour of Australia. Lions chief executive John Feehan said (quote) the fixture will ensure the tour to … [Read more...]

Lions Head Coach Knighted

Sir Ian Robert McGeechan OBE (born 30 October 1946) was knighted in the January 2010 new years honours list for services to sport and in particular rugby union. He is a former rugby union player and coach. Known fondly as "Geech". He played for Headingley and made his début for Scotland in 1972, winning thirty-two caps. He played in two positions, fly-half and centre. He … [Read more...]

Baa-Baas will play Ireland at Thomond

Ireland will take on the Barbarians at Thomond Park in Limerick on 4 June 2010 kick-off 19:45 as part of their preparations for their southern hemisphere tour to New Zealand and Australia later in the month. To add a little spice, the Barbarians have invited Munster trio Doug Howlett, Jean de Villiers and Paul Warwick to play against Ireland on their home ground. The … [Read more...]

Highlights from Lions 2009 Tour

We thought you would all enjoy the following compilation of highlights from the 2009 British & Irish Lions Tour to South Africa. [youtube:] The character and attitude shown by the 2009 squad has reignited the flame of the Lions and we now look forward to the tour to Australia in 2013. … [Read more...]