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May 20, 2009:  "This is the best of weeks and the worst of weeks for the Lions. They will meet their new team-mates but be full of trepidation." John Taylor writes
British & Irish Lions
May 19, 2009:  Head coach Ian McGeechan insists half the battle during this summer's tour of South Africa will be waged off the field as he tries to conjure a winning team spirit
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May 15, 2009:  "The years since 1959 have certainly been France's half century, but the past 10 years have been Ireland's decade." Huw Richards writes
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May 11, 2009:  Ollie Waldron, returning Lions internationals, Super 14 and Heineken Cup winners and penalty shootouts, John Griffiths answers your questions
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May 6, 2009:  "The penalty shoot-out may have become an accepted part of the soccer scene but it has no place in rugby." John Taylor writes
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May 4, 2009:  "European Rugby Cup chiefs will once again be thanking the rugby gods for blessing them with two more superb cup ties." Graham Jenkins writes
Karl Mullen
May 1, 2009:  "The age in which Karl Mullen played may now be at the outer ages of living memory, but it had striking similarities to our own." Huw Richards writes
British & Irish Lions
Apr 30, 2009:  The cruel injury suffered by Munster scrum-half Tomas O'Leary that ended his Lions tour before it had begun will have sent a shockwave through the rest of the squad
Scrum Sevens
Apr 29, 2009:  With the Heineken Cup semi-finals on our doorstep, we take a look back at the most dramatic semis from the Cup's history
Heineken Cup
Apr 28, 2009:  Former England international Will Greenwood has backed Munster and Cardiff Blues to emerge victorious from this weekend's Heineken Cup semi-finals
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Apr 27, 2009:  Lions captains, Munster's Lions contribution and world record attendances. John Griffiths offers his latest history lesson
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Apr 26, 2009:  The 2009 British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa this summer may be thrown into chaos as news emerges that the official team mascot may be unfit to travel
Scrum Sevens
Apr 23, 2009:  England's Riki Flutey is set to join an exclusive club this summer when he adds his name to those to have played for and against the British & Irish Lions
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Apr 22, 2009:  "I think he has reduced his options by not taking Croft. He offers another line-out target but it is his speed which they will miss most." John Taylor writes
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Apr 19, 2009:  The waiting is almost over. The British & Irish Lions squad for this summer's tour to South Africa will be announced by tour manager Gerald Davies and coach Ian McGeechan on Tuesday
British & Irish Lions
Apr 18, 2009:  With the Lions squad announcement looming, we asked our experts to name their Test side to face the Springboks
British & Irish Lions
Apr 17, 2009:  "History is on Paul O'Connell's side as the Lions selectors weigh up their leadership options for the tour of South Africa." Huw Richards writes
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Apr 16, 2009:  "Contrary to what you may have read, McGeechan cannot take the credit for appointing Martin Johnson as captain for the 1997 Lions tour." John Taylor writes
Scrum Sevens
Apr 16, 2009:  A distinguished international career is not enough to guarantee selection for the Lions - just ask our latest Scrum Seven
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Apr 13, 2009:  Grand National connections, Heineken Cup knock-out kings, England at home away from home and the first penalty. John Griffiths answers your questions
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