20 Jun, 03:31
Four Ireland players - Brian O'Driscoll, Jonathan Sexton, Paul O'Connell and Jamie Heaslip - have been included in the British & Irish Lions team for Saturday's first Test against Australia in Brisbane.
The Triple Crown trophy in the midst of the Irish dressing room.
Malcolm O'Kelly and Simon Easterby pose with the trophy.
Players and backroom staff smile for the cameras.
The Irish squad's athletic trainer Brian Green, team doctor Gary O'Driscoll, masseur Willie Bennett and physiotherapist Cameron Steele get their hands on the trophy.
Shane Horgan does the honourable thing and protects Ronan O'Gara's "Crown" jewels, much to the Irish out-half's amusement.
The Triple Crown trophy in the grasp of Donncha O'Callaghan, with his Munster team mates Denis Leamy and Peter Stringer alongside him.
More Munster magic as Marcus Horan, Paul O'Connell and Jerry Flannery get their moment with the trophy.
Ireland team manager Ger Carmody, baggage master Paddy "Rala" O'Reilly and masseur Willie Bennett.
Kicking coach Mark Tainton and defensive coach Graham Steadman.
**All photos by Billy Stickland and Morgan Treacy of Inpho Photography**