Sam Warburton

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Sam Warburton backs Maro Itoje to captain Lions on South Africa tour
Sam Warburton has backed Maro Itoje to follow in his footsteps and captain the British & Irish Lions this summer

Gerard Meagher

21, Apr, 2021 @9:00 PM

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Sam Warburton: ‘I want to be king of the jungle. But I’ve got zero credibility as a coach’
Wales’ new specialist breakdown coach tells Robert Kitson that he wants the team to thrive on the pressure of defending their grand slam title

Robert Kitson

10, Jan, 2020 @12:36 PM

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Web of fear: Sam Warburton tells of his arachnophobia
Ex-Wales captain tells Cheltenham literature festival he could never go on I’m A Celebrity

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

05, Oct, 2019 @9:44 AM

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TV tonight: Naomi Campbell lights up the Jonathan Ross Show
The supermodel goes head-to-head with football luminary Harry Redknapp on the sofa, as Icelandic drama Trapped gets ever more bloody. Here’s all the best TV to tune in for

David Stubbs, Gwilym Mumford, Ellen E Jones, Graeme Virtue and Paul Howlett

09, Mar, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Sam Warburton: ‘Wales are in a great place. The World Cup is a realistic target'
The former Wales captain believes the sky is the limit for Warren Gatland’s side this year and is sure his old coach will not end up in charge of England, he tells Paul Rees

Paul Rees

03, Mar, 2019 @7:50 AM

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Ellis Jenkins: ‘It will ultimately come down to who is playing the best’
Ellis Jenkins tells Paul Rees his time spent learning from Sam Warburton will help him in his battle to secure a place in Warren Gatland’s Wales squad as an openside

Paul Rees

31, Aug, 2018 @8:00 AM

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No such thing as a free Friday lunch | Brief letters
Letters: Work down Fridays | Welsh sporting wonders | General election call | Buses and taxis | Birkenhead | Morris minor letter writers

Letters

20, Jul, 2018 @4:26 PM

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Sam Warburton was a coach’s dream and will be an enormous loss to Wales | Paul Rees
Sam Warburton was in an elite group who led the Lions on two tours but will be missing at the World Cup in Japan next year

Paul Rees

18, Jul, 2018 @4:44 PM

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Sam Warburton announces shock retirement from rugby union aged 29
Sam Warburton, the former Wales, Lions and Cardiff Blues captain, has ended his playing career after a succession of injuries

Alex Bywater

18, Jul, 2018 @10:57 AM

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What if … the Lions’ third Test in New Zealand had gone into extra time?
Robert Kitson imagines an alternative reality in which Sam Warburton’s brave boys were given the chance to win their series against the All Blacks rather than settle for an anticlimactic draw

Robert Kitson

20, Dec, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Sam Warburton to miss Wales’s Six Nations campaign after knee surgery
Lions captain sidelined for rest of season while England suffer blow as Bath confirm Semesa Rokoduguni needs shoulder operation and may miss Italy opener

Gerard Meagher

08, Dec, 2017 @5:56 PM

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Lions 2017: Guardian writers present their awards for the New Zealand tour
From Maro Itoje’s spirit to the epic try scored by Sean O’Brien, Guardian writers give their verdict on the British and Irish Lions Test series draw with the All Blacks

Guardian sport

10, Jul, 2017 @10:29 AM

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