Alongside hosts Brazil and Japan, Australia became the third country to qualify courtesy of a 1-0 win over Iraq today.
Defeat was their lot today, but the Lions team chosen by Warren Gatland against the ACT Brumbies will bear little resemblance to the side that takes to the field in Brisbane this Saturday.
Sam Maguire has embarked on a tour Down Under and today’s shot of him is
After being involved in a very serious car crash, Leanne Rowe was left with what sounds like a French accent, but doctors say Leanne’s French sounding accent is just a coincidence.
Shane Williams got the call up to the Lions squad to the surprise of pretty much everyone, particularly the author of his Wikipedia page
When in Sydney, do as the locals do. Conor Murray was one of a number of Lions to catch a few waves at Bondi Beach this morning. Well, he tried to catch a couple of waves at least.
There will probably be plenty of Irish flags dotted throughout Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney for the Lions tests later this month, but few of them will rival this brilliant Paul O’Connell banner.
It’s JOE’s second Lions podcast in association with Kelloggs and a lot has happened since the lads last discussed the goings on Down Under.
The Lions squad gathered together for a team dinner this evening and judging by a few tweets it’s fair to say the dress code wasn’t exactly formal, or even smart casual for that matter.
We know that Simon Zebo was thrown in the deep end somewhat having earned a late call-up to the Lions Tour, we just didn’t think he’d take the term so literally.