Lions Pic of the Day: Warren Gatland should stay well away from these naked BOD fans from Portumna 9 years ago

Lions Pic of the Day: Warren Gatland should stay well away from these naked BOD fans from Portumna

Irish rugby fans showed their support for Brian O’Driscoll in a number of ways after his controversial axing from the Lions squad, but this is without a doubt the most disturbing example we’ve seen yet.

After Warren Gatland saw fit to drop our greatest ever rugby player for what would have been his last appearance for the Lions at the weekend, rugby fans across the country were up in arms and support was offered for the great man through, for example, a Justice for BOD Facebook page that has garnered over 100,000 likes so far and the #justiceforbod hashtag on Twitter.

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A few rugby fans from Portumna went even further to illustrate their solidarity with O’Driscoll and their antipathy towards Gatland in a local pub in the town, An Caisleán, yesterday, by, well, getting a little naked.

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Thankfully, the lads had an Irish flag and a bodhrán to preserve their dignity and although it’s a little disturbing, and although some would say that the letters across their chest read more like ‘BOO’ than ‘BOD’, they certainly get their message across loud and clear.

Hat-tip to Kevin Hayes for sending this one into us on Facebook. Kevin is now in with a shot of winning €250 by the end of the month.

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