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Payne out of Lions opener

Payne out of Lions opener

Kevin McLaughlin and Gregor Paul of the New Zealand Herald join host Andy McGeady to look ahead to the Tour, Ireland's summer and what we can learn from Scarlets. But come the following Saturday and there's no hiding from the Crusaders, now unbeaten in 13 Super Rugby matches this year and second behind the Hurricanes in the number of tries scored.



Champions League Final: Real Can Deal With Pressure, Says Zidane

Due to this, we are extremely confident he will deploy two central midfielders, and a three-men line ahead of them. "We have already talked to the squad and prepared for either option". It is a good match and we will try to overturn our record. That flexibility allowed them to keep nine clean sheets across all twelve of their European games.



Lions start tour with dour Barbarians win

Lions prop Kyle Sinckler also spoke ahead of Saturday's game, crediting his opportunity on the global stage with England with making this year's Tour. Gatland's teams - including his Wales outfit and 2013 Lions side - have traditionally played in a similar fashion, using big midfield ball-runners to crash beyond the gainline.


Cavs' Love eager to avenge loss but sees benefit of extra rest

Cavs' Love eager to avenge loss but sees benefit of extra rest

You're not going to see us getting ahead of ourselves. Golden State points resulting from LeBron James' eight turnovers. But the addition of Kevin Durant does two huge things in that regard: 1) It gives them another rim-protector and havoc creator who can help Draymond Green when he has to switch onto James, and 2) It gives the Warriors the freedom to use Iguodala in other ways defensively, because Durant can defend LeBron well enough to handle the assignment.


Arsenal hint at move for Leicester City superstar

Arsenal hint at move for Leicester City superstar

Now, however, the 26-year-old looks set to move, and this may have sparked renewed interest from Wenger , though he seemed keen to give nothing away. Leicester are in a strong negotiating position as Mahrez signed a new four-year contract just last summer so the Independent suggest it will take an offer of £35m to persuade them to sell.



The lure of the Lions endures as the last Great Tour

Cole was among a 30-man group involved in the Lions' second pre-tour training camp this week. And yet they have not only survived, they have flourished. Not only did the Lions lose all three Tests against a Dan Carter-inspired All Blacks - the aggregate score was 107-40 - but captain Brian O'Driscoll suffered a tour-ending shoulder injury after being spear-tackled during the opening minutes of the first Test in Christchurch.