Emotional Lions legend Tom Smith delivers the matchball at Murrayfield - Ruck

Emotional Lions legend Tom Smith delivers the matchball at Murrayfield


Scotland and Lions legend Tom Smith delivers the match ball at BT Murrayfield as he continues to battle Cancer

The former prop has been hailed as the “greatest Scotland player of the professional era” by Sir Ian McGeechan who, along with Jim Telfer, coached the Lions to their iconic Test series triumph over South Africa in 1997.

Smith was a cornerstone of that side and also played in the Lions tour four years later in Australia.

The 50-year-old coached at Edinburgh Rugby and in France before two years ago he had to focus on his own health, when he was diagnosed with colorectal cancer.

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