Category Archives: Lions

Lest We Forget – Charlie Adamson (British Lions) 17/09/1918

“A most popular personality, a fine centre, and…the most effective kick, drop or punt the club [Bristol] so far had had.” Continue reading

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Flying Lions: Peter Larter

Flying Lions – Peter Larter

Continuing our series of biographies by David Smith, covering some of the British & Irish Lions who served with the RAF. Continue reading

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Flying Lions: Ken Jones

Flying Lions: Ken Jones

Continuing our series of biographies by David Smith, covering some of the British & Irish Lions who served with the RAF.
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Remembering South Africa’s International Debut

127 years ago, 21 British rugby players set sail to South Africa, captained by Scotland’s Bill Maclagan. Continue reading

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Flying Lions: Bleddyn Williams

Flying Lions: Bleddyn Williams

Continuing our series of biographies by David Smith, covering some of the British & Irish Lions who served with the RAF. Continue reading

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Flying Lions: Rory Underwood

Flying Lions: Rory Underwood

First of a series of biographies by David Smith, covering some of the British & Irish Lions who served with the RAF. Continue reading

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How the 1950 British and Irish Lions prepared for their trip to New Zealand

A Lions tour involves vast amounts of preparation and a numerous tactical discussions. Ahead of this year’s tour in New Zealand, let’s take a look at how things were done nearly seventy years ago.

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