Best Of The Weekend: Tour Back On Track For The Lions

Andy Farrell

Crusaders sink to first 2017 defeatAfter an underwhelming first week in New Zealand, which included a limp performance against the Provincial Barbarians and a shock late loss to Blues, Lions came back strongly against the Super Rugby leaders. With a massively improved performance, they inflicted a first defeat of the

New Zealand Squad for the Lions Series 2017

All Blacks

Steve Hansen has named the All Blacks squad to take on the Lions in the three-Test series.There are three Barrett brothers, two Saveas and talent everywhere. What do you make of the squad?Forwards: Dane Coles, Codie Taylor, Nathan Harris, Wyatt Crockett, Charlie Faumuina, Owen Franks, Joe Moody, Ofa Tu'ungafasi,

6 things we learned from the weekend’s rugby


Who exactly is refereeing the matches now?The much maligned Beauden Barrett try at the weekend will be debated for a long time and what effect it had on the final result in Dublin on Saturday evening, but what was most farcical was who made the final decision on it.Jaco Peyper