# rugby - Yesterday’s News
The Lions head coach said it was ‘hard to comment’ on positives after he witnessed his side humbled in Canberra.
Rory Best led the Lions in Canberra and there were starts for Test hopefuls Sean O’Brien and Rob Kearney too.
# rugby - Monday 17 June, 2013
It’s another blow for Warren Gatland’s tourists ahead of next Saturday’s first Test with the Aussies.
The former Leinster boss says the Wallabies will have to win the battle at the ruck to earn a series victory.
The inspirational Irishman caught up with former Wallaby scrumhalf George Gregan in Sydney.
The English centre is hoping to get a chance to play alongside one of his rugby heroes, Brian O’Driscoll.
# rugby - Sunday 16 June, 2013
Davy Irwin, who captained Ulster on that famous day in 1984, shares his memories of defeating the Wallabies.
Somebody needs to get these boys home before they make any more foolish shopping decisions.
Warren Gatland may have to eat his ‘just one game’ words if the Welsh winger performs well on Tuesday.
The former Wales wing will start on Tuesday.
It’s hip to be square.
The Welsh winger has some sweet-talking to do with the O2 collections department.
With Father’s Day upon us, we want to know which sporting hero you think would be a great dad.
# rugby - Saturday 15 June, 2013
Only four world ranking places separate the two sides.
The Leinster rugby star has been working with Ronald McDonald House and Crumlin Children’s Hospital since a visit in 2009.
The Welshman hobbled off in the last quarter of his team’s 30-point win in Sydney.
The Irish winger has formed a super rap group with teammate Paddy ‘JCB’ Jackson.
The Sydney Morning Herald is squeezing the life out of their earlier claim Warren Gatland had selected 37 ‘slabs of red meat’.
Shane Jennings pays tribute to his former coach at Leinster, who is now in charge at the New South Wales Waratahs.
# rugby - Friday 14 June, 2013
The Munster man is out to impress in Sydney tomorrow morning.
Ronan O’Gara lost the battle in 2001 but the Lions ultimately won the Sydney slugfest.
# rugby - Thursday 13 June, 2013
Mike Ruddock’s men staged a late fightback but went down fighting at the Junior World Championships.
O’Driscoll’s wonder try in the First Test against the Wallabies was left on the cutting-room floor.
Interim coach Les Kiss has given Munster’s Felix Jones a start at fullback.
The Aussies are getting seriously worried about the ever-growing ‘Sea of Red’ Down Under.
One NBC commentator described the hit by Samu Manoa as ‘an absolute de-cleating’.
The fullback was the only Irish Lion let off the leash before Saturday’s big match.
‘The beer is too cold’ and ‘where’s the Irish in the title’.
Rob Kearney is named on the replacements bench for the make-or-break game in Sydney.
# rugby - Wednesday 12 June, 2013
The Gloucester Rugby man has been in form for England.
We’ve got a couple of tickets to the gun show.
The Lions captain is testing Warren Gatland’s resolve but the Kiwi is not one to let outside pressures influence his thinking.
Les Kiss may have to change tack ahead of Saturday.
# rugby - Tuesday 11 June, 2013
The tourists face the Wallabies in the second Test in Melbourne on 29 June.
The Melbourne Rebels utility was one of six players added to the final Wallabies squad for the three-Test series against the Lions.
Robert Seddon drowned in the middle of the 1888 tour to Australia.
Paul Wallace, Scott Hastings, Dean Ryan and Scott Quinnell all had their say on the players best placed to start the First Test.
Four Irishmen were in the starting line-up as Warren Gatland gave another audition to Test match hopefuls.
The Munster and Ireland winger looked fresh after his three-flight trek from Houston to Newcastle, Australia.