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# all-blacks - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The42 The All Blacks must be getting sick of the sight of Conor Murray Prolific

The All Blacks must be getting sick of the sight of Conor Murray

The Ireland scrum-half bagged his fourth try against the All Blacks.

From The42 '13 penalties is way too much' - Itoje aiming for improvement after landmark victory Reaction

'13 penalties is way too much' - Itoje aiming for improvement after landmark victory

The 22-year-old English star says his side must show greater discipline ahead of the series decider.

From The42 A great day for Gatland as he finally gets elusive victory over All Blacks Winner

A great day for Gatland as he finally gets elusive victory over All Blacks

The Lions boss said criticism of his team has actually helped galvanise them.

From The42 Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature Historic

Rumours of the Lions' future demise proven to be very premature

This was a huge game for the touring side, whose future had been strongly questioned.

From The42 Conor Murray loves scoring against the All Blacks Murray Mint This post contains videos

Conor Murray loves scoring against the All Blacks

Murray’s try in the 69th minute paved the way for a storming Lions comeback.

From The42 Lions tie up Test series to ensure thrilling decider in Auckland Level

Lions tie up Test series to ensure thrilling decider in Auckland

Owen Farrell held his nerve with a late penalty to draw the series back to 1-1.

From The42 Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan collapses ahead of second Test in Wellington Legend

Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan collapses ahead of second Test in Wellington

The 70-year-old is said to be in a ‘moderate’ condition.

From The42 'The underdog always has his day. I certainly wouldn't back against us' Lions

'The underdog always has his day. I certainly wouldn't back against us'

Lions defence coach Andy Farrell has seen confidence in the tourists this week.

# all-blacks - Friday 30 June, 2017

From The42 'We’ve a good relationship - apart from trying to kill each other at the Aviva!' Main Man

'We’ve a good relationship - apart from trying to kill each other at the Aviva!'

Johnny Sexton takes over at 10 for the Lions tomorrow, with his good friend Owen Farrell moving to 12.

From The42 All Blacks skipper ready to adapt to whatever the Lions and Wellington have in store All-weather

All Blacks skipper ready to adapt to whatever the Lions and Wellington have in store

‘Mate, if it turns out it’s different then we have to adapt on the run out there on the field.’

From The42 Analysis: The key areas for the Lions if they are to win in Wellington Preview

Analysis: The key areas for the Lions if they are to win in Wellington

We’ve looked at the areas where Warren Gatland’s side need to be better against the All Blacks.

# all-blacks - Thursday 29 June, 2017

From The42 The Rugby Show: The winners and losers of the second test selections Big Calls This post contains videos

The Rugby Show: The winners and losers of the second test selections

Murray Kinsella and Gavan Casey discuss the latest team selections made by Warren Gatland and Steve Hansen ahead of the big game on Saturday.

From The42 Pairing up Sexton and Farrell is a bold call from Warren Gatland Playmakers

Pairing up Sexton and Farrell is a bold call from Warren Gatland

The two playmakers will start alongside each other in the second Test against the All Blacks.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

From The42 All Blacks make two changes for second Lions Test Team News

All Blacks make two changes for second Lions Test

Ryan Crotty and Ben Smith miss out through injury.

# all-blacks - Monday 26 June, 2017

From The42 All Black Ioane's family takes in marooned Lions fan All Blacks

All Black Ioane's family takes in marooned Lions fan

“I just thought: ‘Blooming heck, these are big units, I’d best not do anything too bad in the house’.”

From The42 All Blacks set for changes as Crotty and Smith likely to miss Test two Rejig

All Blacks set for changes as Crotty and Smith likely to miss Test two

Steve Hansen looks certain to have fresh faces in his backline.

# all-blacks - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 Huge uphill task for the Lions with All Blacks ready to move up a gear Ominous

Huge uphill task for the Lions with All Blacks ready to move up a gear

Warren Gatland’s men missed their chance to really put doubt in the Kiwis’ minds.

# all-blacks - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 'I looked up, I saw a bit of space and I just stuck my head down' Williams Racing

'I looked up, I saw a bit of space and I just stuck my head down'

Liam Williams’ moment of magic will live long in the memory, despite this morning’s Lions defeat.

From The42 Media reaction: praise for All Blacks 'masterclass', concern for Lions Paper Talk

Media reaction: praise for All Blacks 'masterclass', concern for Lions

Warren Gatland is going to be in the cross hairs of his homeland’s press pack.

From The42 The42 Rugby Show: Murray Kinsella dials in from Eden Park after the Lions' defeat to the All Blacks Hurt Pride This post contains videos
From The42 'It's a worry for the game obviously:' Doug Howlett laments Ben Smith's latest concussion Concussion

'It's a worry for the game obviously:' Doug Howlett laments Ben Smith's latest concussion

The All-Blacks legend also paid tribute to Rieko Ioane for a superb performance.

From The42 'Direct' NZ deserved the win, says Gatland as he promises breakdown improvement for second Test Work Ons

'Direct' NZ deserved the win, says Gatland as he promises breakdown improvement for second Test

The Kiwi says there are easy fixes after today’s 15-point loss.

From The42 Worryingly for the Lions, the All Blacks are only likely to get better Analysis

Worryingly for the Lions, the All Blacks are only likely to get better

Warren Gatland’s men came out of the breakdown battle poorly.

From The42 10 of the best pictures from Eden Park as the Lions are defeated by the All Blacks Lions 2017

10 of the best pictures from Eden Park as the Lions are defeated by the All Blacks

The Lions were brought back down to earth with a 30-15 defeat in Auckland.

From The42 Thrilling skills, the Rieko case and more talking points as the All Blacks maul Lions Reaction

Thrilling skills, the Rieko case and more talking points as the All Blacks maul Lions

The only worry for New Zealand was that Ben Smith suffered his third concussion of the season.

From The42 Brilliant Ioane on the double as All Blacks move into series lead over Lions One Up

Brilliant Ioane on the double as All Blacks move into series lead over Lions

Warren Gatland’s tourists played some thrilling rugby but were second best at Eden Park.

From The42 As it happened: All Blacks v The Lions, First Test Let's Get It On

As it happened: All Blacks v The Lions, First Test

After four years of talk, it was action time.

From The42 Analysis: What will the first Test between the Lions and All Blacks look like? Tactics

Analysis: What will the first Test between the Lions and All Blacks look like?

Murray Kinsella takes a look at the key areas in today’s clash at Eden Park.

# all-blacks - Friday 23 June, 2017

From The42 All Blacks 'expect to win', says confident skipper Read All Blacks

All Blacks 'expect to win', says confident skipper Read

But he would say that.

From The42 Murray believes in Lions' potential ahead of the biggest game of his career On Message

Murray believes in Lions' potential ahead of the biggest game of his career

The Lions scrum-half wants his side to keep attacking for 80 minutes tomorrow.

# all-blacks - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Gatland backs Furlong to show he is one of the best props in the world Front Line

Gatland backs Furlong to show he is one of the best props in the world

The Lions head coach is excited about how good the Ireland tighthead can be.

From The42 Stuart Lancaster got Tadhg Furlong believing he could be a Lion Starter

Stuart Lancaster got Tadhg Furlong believing he could be a Lion

The 24-year-old tighthead is ready to take on the All Blacks at fortress Eden Park.

From The42 'We've played some lovely rugby': Lions will show positive, aggressive streak in attack, says Gatland Fire With Fire

'We've played some lovely rugby': Lions will show positive, aggressive streak in attack, says Gatland

‘We’re not going to be talked into playing Barbarian-type rugby when we’ve got certain weapons we can use to our advantage.’

From The42 Gatland happy to be getting up Hansen's nose as war of words continues Trash Talk

Gatland happy to be getting up Hansen's nose as war of words continues

The Lions and All Blacks bosses haven’t been afraid to get stuck in.

# all-blacks - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

From The42 Read recovers to lead All Blacks in first Test as Hansen springs surprise on wing Starting XV

Read recovers to lead All Blacks in first Test as Hansen springs surprise on wing

Rieko Ioane and Sonny Bill Williams have been included in the All Black side.

# all-blacks - Monday 19 June, 2017

From The42 Analysis: Sexton-Farrell combination can unlock the All Blacks Playmakers

Analysis: Sexton-Farrell combination can unlock the All Blacks

The playmaking pair linked superbly against the Crusaders last weekend.

From The42 Test team takes shape but a handful of huge calls ahead for Gatland Decisions

Test team takes shape but a handful of huge calls ahead for Gatland

The Lions’ second row, back row, midfield and left wing selections will be fascinating.

# all-blacks - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From The42 Gatland calls on referees to clamp down on the All Blacks' illegal play Blocking

Gatland calls on referees to clamp down on the All Blacks' illegal play

The Lions boss has already raised the issue with match officials.

# all-blacks - Friday 16 June, 2017

From The42 All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa Motoring

All Blacks warm up for the Lions with imposing 12-try demolition of Samoa

Steve Hansen’s men were in sensational attacking form at Eden Park.