Lions 2017

WAKE UP for the British & Irish Lions Tour with AIG.

The British & Irish Lions are heading to New Zealand in June and as the Official Insurance Partner of New Zealand Rugby we want to help ensure you don’t miss a game. 

If you’re in the UK, or western Europe, then the All Blacks games will be kicking off at the start of your day (8:35am GMT). To help you fully prepare for the game, we want to get you in the spirit from the moment you wake up with a wakeup call from the All Blacks. We’ve created a custom alarm tone for you to download onto your phone and set as your wake up call. 

Click the appropriate link below to download the Alarm Tone for your device. Then follow the instructions for setting it as your alarm tone on your phone.

SET UP INSTRUCTIONS

iPhone

1. Launch the Clock app from your Home screen.
2. Tap on the Alarm tab. It's the second tab from the bottom left corner of your screen that looks like an alarm clock.
3. Tap the Edit button. It's the in top left corner of your screen.
4. Tap on the Alarm you want to sound different.
5. Tap on the sound tab.
6. Scroll up to the top of the list.
7. Tap on the Pick a song tab.
8. Once you have found the song you want to select, tap on the song to add it as an alarm tone. You will be returned to the Sound selection page, with the new song already selected.
9. Tap Back button.

Android

Device dependent but the general process should be:

1. Open your Clock app 
2. Select the alarm clock tab 
3. Select or set the alarm you want to set the tone for
4. Click the function under Sound + Notification to change the alarm sound

The initial list may simply be the in built phone sounds but look for the + or additional settings tab to access the MP3 files stored on your phone.

AIG AMBASSADORS

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Richie McCaw

Richie McCaw is the most capped rugby player of all-time, having played an incredible 148 test matches for the All Blacks, 110 of which as captain. Richie won countless championships and awards throughout his 15-year All Black career, including lifting the Rugby World Cup twice as captain, being named World Rugby Player of the Year twice and New Zealand Sportsman of the Year twice. In 2016, Richie was appointed a member of New Zealand’s highest honor, the Order of New Zealand.

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Sean Fitzpatrick

Sean Fitzpatrick is regarded as one of the finest rugby players ever, having represented the All Blacks on 128 occasions, 62 of which as captain. Sean was a member of the 1987 Rugby World Cup winning team and holds the world record for most consecutive test matches by an individual (63). In 1997, Sean was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit and, in 2014, was inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame. He now resides permanently in the UK working as a rugby analyst for Sky Sports television.

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Sir Graham Henry

Sir Graham Henry is one of the most successful and highly-regarded international rugby coaches of all-time. While coaching Wales, Sir Graham was named as British and Irish Lions head coach in 2001, the first foreigner to be appointed the position. Sir Graham went on to coach the All Blacks for an incredible eight years, culminating in victory in the 2011 Rugby World Cup. Sir Graham was named World Rugby Coach of the Year on five occasions and, in 2012, was made a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit.

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Sir Clive Woodward

As a player, Sir Clive Woodward represented England on 21 occasions and toured South Africa and New Zealand with the British and Irish Lions; however, it was as a coach that he would prove most successful. Sir Clive coached England from 1997-2004, including steering England to their only Rugby World Cup victory in 2003. Having won the World Rugby Coach of the Year, he was then appointed head coach of the British and Irish Lions for their most recent tour of New Zealand in 2005. Sir Clive was knighted in 2004 and inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame in 2011. 

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Steve Hansen

Steve Hansen was promoted from assistant coach to head coach of the All Blacks at the end of 2011.  Immediately, he went on to be named the IRB Coach of the Year for 2012. The All Blacks went undefeated in 2013, and Hansen was named IRB coach of the year for the second year running. The All Blacks retained the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup, and won 14 of 14 matches, becoming the first team to ever do this in the professional era. In 2016, he was named World Rugby coach of the year for the fourth year. In 2015, Hansen led the All Blacks to their first ever foreign Rugby World Cup victory, before extending his contract as head coach through to the end of 2019.