Wednesday 13 December 2017

All brawn and no Brian a crass decision

* Warren Gatland's remarkable decision to heap insult on injury to Brian O'Driscoll by first dropping him from the British and Irish Lions team and then excluding him from the bench was unworthy of a coach of international standing.

O'Driscoll is an exemplar of all that is admirable in world-level sport.

His skill, commitment and bloody-minded determination are matched by silken skills and an infallible radar that locks on to the white line.

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