Another busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you our British & Irish Lions squad for the tour and Loose Pass.
What’s on the site
With only a matter of days before the 2021 British and Irish Lions squad is named, Planet Rugby picks its final 36-man group, including our captain.
What’s in the news
Scotland international back-row Blade Thomson has put pen to paper on a new contract at PRO14 side the Scarlets, it’s been confirmed by the club.
What’s on social media
The Lions will reveal their squad on Thursday and already Graham Love has been busy altering the schedule. Get ready for a meltdown on Twitter.
All the key times for Thursday's Lions squad announcement pic.twitter.com/BywfSzlsIK
— Graham Love (@glove931) May 4, 2021
What’s on TV
Domestic action in England returns on BT Sport this weekend and it starts with play-off contenders Sale Sharks, who will go head-to-head with Leicester Tigers looking to boost their top-four chances.
Elsewhere, the Rainbow Cup continues with Premier Sports once again showing the action, including the all-Irish encounter between Munster and Ulster.
Finally, the showpiece event in Australian domestic rugby will be shown on the World Rugby website when Reds take on the Brumbies at Suncorp Stadium.