All Blacks not at their peak for Lions tour, says Lewsey

Hong Kong (AFP) - Ex-England international Josh Lewsey Wednesday said the British and Irish Lions had a great chance to overturn the All Blacks this year with the rebuilding world champions not at …

Smith, Simmons return to Reds line-up

Experienced Queensland forwards George Smith and Rob Simmons have been re-called to the starting XV for the Reds' Super Rugby clash with the Hurricanes.


New Zealanders keen to 'adopt-a-Lion' for tour

Wellington (AFP) - An appeal for New Zealanders to "adopt-a-Lion" by billeting travelling fans during this year's blockbuster British and Irish Lions tour has prompted an "overwhelming" response …


Kearns wants ARU to 'show some cojones'

Former Wallabies captain Phil Kearns is disappointed that the Western Force are said to be facing the chop and says it's time the ARU stood up to SANZAAR.


Kruis still has Lions chance says Saracens boss

London (AFP) - England lock George Kruis still has a chance to gain selection for the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand despite missing most of the season through injury, according to his …