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Bill Beaumont ranks the five greatest Lions of all-time

#2. Willie John McBride (Ireland)

Position: Lock
Tours: 1962, 1966, 1968, 1971, 1974  
Test record: P17 W5 D3 L9

They wrote: ‘Some fine players have never represented the Lions; Willie-John went on a record-equalling five tours, won a record 17 Lions Test caps and will forever be remembered among the game’s most illustrious captains. A key member of the successful tours in 1971 and 1974, the Ulsterman was a lock forward of rare strength whose on-field intensity brought the best out of those around him.’

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