"I put his name down and moved on," - Sir Ian McGeechan Picks His Lions Dream Team - Page 2 of 3 - Ruck

“I put his name down and moved on,” – Sir Ian McGeechan Picks His Lions Dream Team

HALFBACKS:

  • 10. Gregor Townsend (Scotland) – “I’ve gone for the ball player. He was one of the most talented fly-halves I ever coached.”
  • 9. Matt Dawson (England) – “I have always thought that he was the reason why Jonny Wilkinson played so well for England, simply because of the ball Daws gave him and when he gave it to him.”

FRONT-ROW:

  •  1. David Sole (Scotland) – “I remember saying that he would be the prototype for the modern-day prop with his skills and mobility. That has definitely proved to be the case.”
  • 2. Brian Moore (England) – “He was a ferocious competitor.”
  • 3. Dai Young (Wales) – “He was a real tough nut and he was outstanding in Australia in 1989 when he was still so young.”

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