Let’s take a look at the five greatest British & Irish Lions of all-time, as selected and ranked by the legendary Sir Ian McGeechan.
5. Willie John McBride
He played 63 Tests for Ireland including eleven as captain, and toured with the Lions five times; a record that gave him 17 Lions Test caps. He also captained the most successful ever Lions side, which toured South Africa in 1974.
McGeechan said: “He was my captain and was so instrumental in that your in 74 in South Africa.”