Your Club Your Lions – From grassroots rugby to the British & Irish Lions

Client Login Your Club Your Lions – From grassroots rugby to the British & Irish Lions Have you been watching the British & Irish Lions in action over the past few weeks? Have you ever wondered where it all started for these players at the very pinnacle of their rugby careers? Sotic, who have been partnering with the Lions on digital since before the 2009 Tour to South Africa, are delighted to have been involved in the Your Club Your Lions project. An online library of more than 800 players, Your Club Your Lions is a portal which plots every single rugby club to have had a hand in producing a British & Irish Lion, going right back to the very first Tour in 1888. British & Irish Lions Head Coach Warren Gatland told lionsrugby.com; “The Lions is unique and when you look at this map, it is just one more example of what makes it so special. “It’s great to be able to see where all the Lions have come from and to recognise the clubs and, by association, all the unsung heroes who have given so much to develop these players. “As a gateway to the stories and the clubs it’s fantastic. There is something there for anyone with an interest in club rugby as it’s a fascinating way of connecting with the Lions.” Sotic worked with the Lions and their data provider SFMS to create this invaluable tool and to compliment it, the Lions have compiled over 60 features profiling some of the rugby clubs that have produced these great players With a number of new...

Your club Your Lions Project Unveiled

Client Login Your Club Your Lions Project Unveiled The British & Irish Lions have unveiled a unique interactive map which showcases the relationship between the iconic touring team and the club game. Your Club Your Lions features every Lion from the first Tour in 1888 to the 2013 series in Australia – an online library of 807 players. By exploring satellite and streetmap imagery, fans can discover which Lions played for any of over 550 clubs in 16 countries and can browse the rugby heartlands across Britain and Ireland using the map as a gateway to some of the more unusual stories in Lions history, from the legends of the early Tours to Lions who have gone on to play club rugby in far flung destinations from Vancouver to Croatia. Your Club Your Lions has been a major co-operative project and we’ve worked with the Lions as well as SFMS their statistics partner to develop this unique portal that showcases the unique global footprint of the Lions. The Your Club Your Lions project will continue with new research and – of course – the addition of the 2017 Lions ahead of the Tour to New Zealand while Lionsrugby.com will feature clubs every week. More from the Latest Greg & Craig join our First Line Support Team 2716 Digital Asset Management In Action Facebook’s Instant Articles – Yay or Nay? MatchDay Events – Booking Software Blog Tagsaccreditation branding British & Irish Lions camps and courses case studies competition software content marketing cycling data digital platform Easter engagement events facebook golf IRFU Irish Rugby Ladies European Tour landing page Leicester Tigers live...