Lions tour Australia
The victorious British and Irish Lions arrived home this morning following their Test series triumph against Australia, just
The British and Irish Lions have won their three-match series against Australia following a comprehensive 41-16 victory at
It's that time of year again. 'Premier League Years' is being aired on Sky Sports, confused men in fading replica shirts are being dragged around shopping centres on Saturday afternoons and the only people gracing the pitches of our major football stadia are ageing rock stars. Welcome to the no man's land that is pre-season.
Things went a bit sex mad this week it seems as a Chinese train station operative got himself in a spot of bother by watching an erotic film, implausibly titled "Sex And Chopsticks", on the job. Problem was, he somehow managed broadcast the thing station-wide.
Why is the O'Driscoll selection of such significance? Because when you walk out to play a 'must win' game, which this third Test certainly is, you need to have a certain number of hardened, experienced winners in that lineup. The Lions have lost Warburton, O'Connell, and Jenkins already, and O'Driscoll was one of the key 'old heads' left to include.
The curtain came down on Ireland star Brian O'Driscoll's British and Irish Lions before the final act on Wednesday, when
The British and Irish Lions prepared for their second Test against Australia with a comfortable 35-0 victory over Melbourne
The British and Irish Lions narrowly defeated Australia 23-21 after Kurtley Beale missed a last-minute penalty in an absorbing
Sir Ian McGeechan presented British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton with the match jerseys for Saturday's first Test
So the first Test is looming, and with it the onset of serious judgement for both coaches. Who would have guessed it a few years ago, the Lions playing Australia and two Kiwis are heading up the opposing sides? I know I am old school here but there is a large part of me that regrets this scenario.