It is still a huge goal of mine to be part of a winning British Lions
tour," said Lewsey, an ever-present in the British Isles side hammered 3-0 by the All Blacks in 2005.
He is now poised for an intriguing battle opposite fellow British Lion
Months of fund raising have brought in around pounds 20,000 to help finance the three-weeks of playing, watching and sightseeing, with latest additions including over pounds 500 collected at the Nuneaton Old Edwardians Tens tournament, a donation of pounds 350 from Agco, and pounds 350 from the auction of a jacket from the last British Lions
tour to South Africa donated by Martin Johnson.
Owen is not due to return to regional duty until next month under the agreed rest period for Wales' British Lions
Prince William in a training session with the British Lions
yesterday; Picture: PHIL NOBLE
A COVENTRY boys' school is planning to follow in the footsteps of the British Lions
with a tour of Australia next year.
A RUGBY-MAD couple are planning to spend a honeymoon with a difference - amid the romance of a British Lions
Despite having six British Lions
missing with Dwayne Peel, Tom Shanklin, Gavin Henson, Gethin Jenkins and Ryan Jones injured and Martyn Williams absent after the death of his mother, Ruddock is still confident his patched-up side can stop the Kiwis from inflicting an 18th straight defeat over Wales.
William Hill are offering odds of 8/1 that Jonny Wilkinson will be in the starting line-up for the first British Lions
Test against New Zealand.
The British Lions
and England legend has written off any hope of a Red Rose victory at the Millennium Stadium and spelt out why Wales are northern hemisphere king-pins.
Wales coach Mike Ruddock will today learn the full extent of injury scares to two of his British Lions
Joining the archbishop in Aberystwyth will be former Wales international rugby winger and British Lions
legend Gerald Davies, who headed the Wales Youth Agency.