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DHL NEW ZEALAND LIONS SERIES 2017

Lions will be better than 2005 - Franks

All Blacks double World Cup-winning prop Ben Franks believes the 2017 version of the British & Irish Lions will be a different proposition to the 2005 side who toured under Sir Clive Woodward.
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Lions will have to keep ball alive - Flutey

Former Wasps, London Irish and Hurricanes five-eighths Riki Flutey believes the British & Irish Lions will need to keep the ball alive at all stages of their tour of New Zealand.
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Students to experience the DHL New Zealand Lions Series in classrooms

Calculating how many kilometres a rugby ball can be passed, learning national anthems, and creating a travel budget for fans are just some of the lessons Kiwi kids can take out of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series with the help of an education unit sent to more than 2,400 schools today.


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Henshaw looking forward to Lions' challenge

Scoring a match-winning try against the All Blacks will ensure Ireland's Rob Henshaw a place in rugby's history, but he wants more when journeying to New Zealand with the British & Irish Lions next month.
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Zinzan Brooke: The Lions No.8 options

Now that the squad has been settled, I thought I’d look a bit deeper into the No.8s, and who’s most likely to come up against Kieran Read throughout the Lions series.
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Pressure on Warburton will be greater than ever

British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton is used to the pressure of leadership but a former team-mate believes he hasn't seen anything yet.
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Starship named as Official Charity Partner of the DHL NZ Lions Series

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today announced Starship Foundation as the Official Charity Partner of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017.


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'Chicago counts for nothing for Lions' - O'Brien

Much of the talk in Britain and Ireland ahead of the British & Irish Lions tour has surrounded the example Ireland set by showing how the All Blacks could be beaten when winning in Chicago last year.
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Lions will have to take their chances - Burger

Former Springboks flanker Schalk Burger has told the British & Irish Lions they should not be 'one-dimensional or overly conservative' in playing the All Blacks.
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