Wales coach Warren Gatland said he felt "touched" after receiving a public honour from Prince William on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
Wales and victorious British and Irish Lions boss Warren Gatland has been awarded the OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny was named the player of the year for 2013 by the British-based Rugby Union Writers' Club on Monday.
After announcing his retirement from international rugby, we look back at the successful - if at times colourful - career of Bakkies Botha. Maybe there's more trophies to come with Toulon in the future?
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Some of the best images from the aftermath of the British and Irish Lions' series victory.
After announcing his retirement from international rugby, we look back at the successful - if at times colourful - career of Bakkies Botha. Maybe there's more trophies to come with Toulon in the future?Photo galleries home
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With another thrilling round of November Tests behind us, this week's Expert Witness is World Cup winning scrum-half Kyran Bracken.
Planet Rugby and Lovell Rugby have teamed up to offer one lucky winner the chance to win £250 to spend on rugby equipment online.
Today it's the South Africa XV that beat Wales in 2013.