Paul O’Connell has long been known for his inspirational words. Having toured with the British & Irish Lions in 2005, 2009 & 2013 – O’Connell has always one of the main voices on and off the pitch.
Sir Clive Woodward selects eight Englishmen in his Lions 2021 XV
BACK-THREE: Stuart Hogg (Scotland), Liam Williams (Wales), Anthony Watson (England)
“I’d start these three, but could have Jonny May and Josh Adams adding pace off the bench.”
CENTRES: Manu Tuilagi (England) & Jonathan Davies (Wales)
“Similar partnership to Te’o and Davies in 2017, but with even more power.”