Second row Paul O'Connell spoke to the assembled media on the Lions squad's first day at their training camp in Carton House. He cannot wait until the full squad is together and is hoping to be involved in the historic tour opener against the Barbarians in Hong Kong.
The British & Irish Lions are in Ireland this week for a training camp at Carton House as they build towards their opening match of the 2013 tour against the Barbarians. Head coach Warren Gatland and captain Sam Warburton fielded questions from the media earlier today.
IRFU international referees George Clancy, Alain Rolland and John Lacey will take charge of a number of Test matches this summer, following the publication of the match official appointments for the May-July period.
The Lions are coming to Dublin for the HSBC Legends of The Lions dinner. Join Donal Lenihan, Fergus Slattery and Lions coach Warren Gatland in the Guinness Storehouse for a wonderful evening of Lions rugby.