As is often the case during a Lions tour we cast our eyes back to previous tours and consider the relative state of the game. Of course when we do we often pine after those times which seemed to encapsulate the spirit and ethos of our beloved game which is sometimes forgotten in a modern era of professional rugby.
A last-minute try from Jonathan Davies, set up by captain for the night Brian O'Driscoll, put the seal on a routine victory for the British & Irish Lions against their latest opponents on tour Down Under.
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.
Ireland have two representatives in the British & Irish Lions backroom team for the 2013 tour to Australia which was announced today. Logistics officer Ger Carmody and baggage master Patrick 'Rala' O'Reilly have both been included in the tourists' set-up.