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Jeremy Guscott column: The Lions had the chances, the All Blacks had the class

The British and Irish Lions could have won, but All Blacks skill ensures no 'what-could-have-beens', says Lions great Jeremy Guscott.

'Cold logic triumphs over hype as Lions miss their chance'

For a moment, the Lions seemed to have New Zealand on the ropes - but then reality overcame hype, writes Tom Fordyce.

New Zealand 30-15 Lions: Tourists need to be more physical - Warren Gatland

The British and Irish Lions need to be "more physical" after the opening Test defeat by New Zealand, says head coach Warren Gatland.

Lions outclassed by ruthless All Blacks

New Zealand snuff out the British and Irish Lions' hopes of a shock win with a ruthless display in the first Test in Auckland.

Fiji 27-22 Scotland: Scots well below best, says Gregor Townsend

Gregor Townsend says Scotland did not reach the level they produced to beat Australia as they slipped to defeat by Fiji in Suva.

Ireland make it three out of three with victory in Japan

Ireland make it three wins out of three on their summer tour by beating Japan 35-13 in the second Test in Tokyo.

British and Irish Lions 2017: Gatland highlights Williams' 'mixed' performance

Lions coach Warren Gatland says Liam Williams would assess his performance in their first Test defeat by New Zealand as "mixed".

Highlights: Samoa 17-19 Wales

Watch BBC Scrum V's highlights as Wales end their summer tour with a 19-17 win in Samoa.

Scotland undone by brilliant Fiji in Suva

Scotland are outgunned by an inspired Fiji as Gregor Townsend's men end their summer tour with defeat in Suva.

Itoje in, Jones out - your Lions XV

Leigh Halfpenny or Liam Williams? Alun Wyn Jones or Maro Itoje? Owen Farrell or Johnny Sexton? BBC Sport users have had their say.

We'll learn the lessons of Fiji loss - Barclay

In his last column chronicling Scotland's summer tour, captain John Barclay admits his side did not show "maturity" in the 27-22 loss to Fiji.

Ten Wales players ill before win over Samoa

Wales coach Robin McBryde says his players overcame a sickness bug in beating Samoa 19-17 in Apia.

British and Irish Lions 2017: My son leading the Lions is 'mind boggling'

Peter O'Mahony's proud father John says it "beggars belief" that his son will captain the Lions in Saturday's first Test against New Zealand.

British and Irish Lions 2017: All Blacks supporters welcome Lions fans into their homes

With many Lions fans struggling for accommodation, some people in Auckland have opened up their homes before the first Test.

Wales battle to narrow win over Samoa - highlights & report

Steff Evans scores two tries as Wales battle to a narrow hard fought win over Samoa in difficult conditions in Apia and despite a sickness bug sweeping the camp.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes tennis from Queen's Club, horse racing at Royal Ascot and the Azerbaijan Grand Prix.

British and Irish Lions: Warren Gatland rues errors in loss to New Zealand

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland says his side will try and cut out the errors that cost them a win against New Zealand in the first Test of the series.

British and Irish Lions: Elliot Daly says Lions will need to be more clinical

The British and Irish Lions must be more clinical to turn around a 1-0 Test series deficit in New Zealand, says winger Elliot Daly.

New Zealand’s Rotorua Boys High School predict an All Black whitewash of the Lions

Meet New Zealand's Rotorua High School pupils - who predict an All Blacks whitewash of the British & Irish Lions.

British and Irish Lions: 'We didn't expect Liam to start'

Liam Williams' parents and partner did not expect him to be picked to start for the Lions against New Zealand on Saturday.

British & Irish Lions: Peter O'Mahony hopes Anthony Foley would be proud

Peter O'Mahony hopes the late Anthony Foley would be proud to see him lead the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand.

Wales summer tour: Tyler Morgan has great opportunity - Roberts

Wales captain Jamie Roberts says new centre partner Tyler Morgan has impressed in training for Friday's Test against Samoa.

British and Irish Lions: Warren Gatland expects tough selection meeting for first Test

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland says he happy with the quality of his squad before Saturday's first Test against New Zealand.

Punch-ups, partying & cuddly toys - how much do you know about previous Lions tours?

What goes on tour... becomes the stuff of legend. A crash course in the great traditions and tales of the British and Irish Lions.

'Mischief personified' and 'loyal to the end' - the making of Lions coach Gatland

As Lions coach Warren Gatland returns to Hamilton, BBC Radio 5 live's Chris Jones finds out how the city shaped the New Zealander's future.

Women's Sports Week: 'We're preparing to win the World Cup'

Ireland captain Niamh Briggs on the opportunity hosting the World Cup provides to grow the game.

The Lions tour of '59 - no coach, 33 games, 30-plus flights

Rothmans cigarettes, no coach, and battling the All Blacks - 80-year-old Ken Scotland recalls the swashbuckling Lions of 1959.

British and Irish Lions: The tale of the forgotten New Zealand match

The British and Irish Lions' visit to Rotorua will evoke memories of a match from more than a century ago.

Pro12: Competition facing an uncertain future in current guise

It would appear that the only certainty on the future of the Pro12 is that the Pro12 faces an uncertain future.



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