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Gatland "touched" by OBE Honour

Wales coach Warren Gatland said he felt "touched" after receiving a public honour from Prince William on Thursday.

ARU bid to host 2017 Lions tour opener

ARU bid to host 2017 Lions tour opener

The ARU is attempting to lure the B&I Lions back Down Under for a money-spinning kick-off to their 2017 tour of New Zealand.

Spencer handed Lions role

Spencer handed Lions role

John Spencer will once again be a British & Irish Lion, 46 years after he toured as a player, as tour manager in New Zealand for 2017.

BOD wants Pacific Island stop

BOD wants Pacific Island stop

British and Irish Lions legend Brian O'Driscoll believes the 2017 tourists should play a game in the Pacific Islands en route to New Zealand.

Gatland awarded OBE

Gatland awarded OBE

Wales and victorious British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has been awarded the OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Writers' gong for Halfpenny

Writers' gong for Halfpenny

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny was named the player of the year for 2013 by the British-based Rugby Union Writers' Club on Monday.

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Team of the Week: Champions Cup

Team of the Week: Champions Cup

After the first round of action in the European Champions Cup, we pick out who excelled and stood out across the weekend.

Who

Who's hot...and who's not!

It's time for our weekly wrap up of who has their name in lights at the moment...and who is making the headlines for the wrong reasons.