Sam Warburton

Touching Down The Victors

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK Sport

The victorious British and Irish Lions arrived home this morning following their Test series triumph against Australia, just hours before the England ...

No O'Driscoll

Will Carling | Posted 03.09.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

Why is the O'Driscoll selection of such significance? Because when you walk out to play a 'must win' game, which this third Test certainly is, you need to have a certain number of hardened, experienced winners in that lineup. The Lions have lost Warburton, O'Connell, and Jenkins already, and O'Driscoll was one of the key 'old heads' left to include.

Warburton's Out But Roberts Could Be Back For Lions Decider

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Sport

British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has been ruled out of Saturday's Test series decider against Australia in Sydney. The Wales flanker s...

The Spirit Of South Africa

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 21.06.2013 | UK Sport

Sir Ian McGeechan presented British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton with the match jerseys for Saturday's first Test against Australia in an "in...

Warburton Visits First Lions Captain's Grave

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2013 | UK Sport

Lions captain Sam Warburton, playing colleague Manu Tuilagi, Lions manager Andy Irvine, chairman Gerald Davies and chief executive John Feehan paid tr...

Warburton To Lead Lions For First Time Vs Reds

PA | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Sport

Sam Warburton will make his tour bow when he captains the British and Irish Lions against Queensland Reds on Saturday. Flanker Warburton, who misse...

The Lions Tour Is All About Trust

Will Carling | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The fundamental issue that breaks or makes any Lions tour is trust. Sounds obvious, as trust in any rugby team is vital, but there are the added elements of bugger all time and historic enemies at play within a Lions squad.

O'Connell To Captain Lions Vs Barbarians

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.05.2013 | UK Sport

Paul O'Connell will seal his comeback from serious injury when he captains the British and Irish Lions in Saturday's tour opener at Hong Kong Stadium....

Lions Tour Of Australia: 37-Man Squad In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Sport

Warren Gatland has named his 37-man Lions squad for the tour of Australia this summer, featuring the youngest ever captain in Wales' Sam Warburton. ...

Out From The Wilderness

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2013 | UK Sport

Matt Stevens, suspended for two years in 2009 after a drugs scandal and who retired from England duty after the 2011 World Cup, has been selected for ...

David And Stacey: Prime Minister Bows Down To Welsh TV Star

Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron bowed down to Gavin and Stacey star Joanna Page on Tuesday night, as he declared the programme to be the "finest sitcom of the last five...

Wales Lick Their Rugby World Cup Wounds but Shouldn't Fell Injustice

Gary Andrews | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK
Gary Andrews

History is littered with great international teams who have stumbled when so close to the prize. New Zealand post-1987, the great Dutch footballers of...

Ireland and Wales gear up for what could be the game of the Rugby World Cup

Gary Andrews | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK
Gary Andrews

For two sides entering the tournament with their frailties on show, Ireland and Wales haven't done a bad job of banishing their demons. What's more, b...