The Irish in OZ 2013 – The Lions Backs

British and Irish Lions's Brian O'Driscoll after the match  22/6/2013
Warren F*cking Gatland

Okay so, ahead of the final test I decided to scratch the surface a bit and have a look at the Irish contingent of this year’s British and Irish Lions touring party. Bar a couple of eyebrow raising omissions at the start, the squad shaped up as many would have expected i.e. Wales and friends with a few token Scots. Take a bow Sean Maitland. The first of a two part post, first up I look at the Irish backs that travelled. Thanks to Warren I had to rewrite this piece.

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