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Paul O’Connell picks his five ‘nailed on’ players for Lions XV

3. Owen Farrell (England)

  • Age: 29
  • Club: Saracens
  • Position: Centre/Fly-half

O’Connell said: “Farrell has that kind of abrasive attitude as well and is very experienced as well in terms of taking on southern hemisphere teams, beating southern hemisphere teams. He obviously had that tough experience as well with South Africa in the World Cup so, as we are talking here, he springs to mind.”

DID YOU KNOW? Farrell celebrates every point he scores by linking his index fingers together to make a ‘JJ’ sign, the Joining Jack salute, Joining Jack being a charity dedicated to the needs of sufferers of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.


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