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All Blacks still top list of world's best players

New Zealand may have drawn their series with the British & Irish Lions but one of Britain and Ireland's influential newspapers still has All Blacks dominating the top 30 players in the world game.
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Lions 'vaporised' All Blacks' invincibility

Sam Warburton's 2017 British & Irish Lions have given a breath of life to the international game by 'vaporising the force field of invincibility surrounding the All Blacks'.
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Lions saved their future - Willie John McBride

British & Irish Lions legend Willie John McBride believes the side may have been saved from extinction as a result of their performance in New Zealand.
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All Blacks still the best - Warburton

Back home in Britain, British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton said while he was proud of what the Lions achieved on their tour the All Blacks were still the best team in the world.
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Rugby power swings back to the north - Woodward

Former British & Irish Lions coach Sir Clive Woodward believes 'there has been a huge swing in power from the southern hemisphere to the northern hemisphere since the 2015 World Cup'.
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Faumuina confident in tighthead stocks

Departing All Blacks prop Charlie Faumuina didn't get the double celebration of a series win on his 50th Test appearance against the British & Irish Lions on Saturday at Eden Park.
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Hansen hopes series will be remembered for right reasons

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said his hope was the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 would be remembered for the right reasons.
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Series a great advert for rugby - Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said while disappointed with the 15-15 draw in the series decider against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on Saturday the series itself had been a 'wonderful advertisement for rugby'.
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Gatland says drawn series will be acceptable in time

British & Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland thought a drawn series with the All Blacks was probably a fair result given the matches played during the three DHL Tests.
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Jim Kayes: A brutal and bruising series

The crowd was stunned into silence after 80 minutes of raucous support.
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All square after Eden Park draw

Series inconclusive as the All Blacks and the Lions played out a thrilling, and compelling, 15-15 draw in their series decider at Eden Park on Saturday - the first drawn series in their history and left the All Blacks still unbeaten at the ground since 1994.
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All Blacks set their sights for Lions epic

All Blacks captain Kieran Read and his side have all the ammunition after the disappointment of their second Test loss but it is how they direct their firepower to contain the series-winning hopes of the British & Irish Lions in the third Test in Auckland on Saturday that could well determine their fate.
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Lions confident discipline will hold

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Rob Howley believes the side can improve their discipline to record only the second series win by the Lions over the All Blacks, at Eden Park on Saturday.
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All Blacks confident in Test newcomers

Exposure to Test rugby doesn't come much more daunting than a series decider against a long-standing rival but that is the reality for Hurricanes pair Jordie Barrett and Ngani Laumape for the All Blacks against the British & Irish Lions on Saturday in Auckland
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