Paul O’Connell has been announced as the Lions captain for this summer and though I still would’ve gone for Drico myself I can see why you’d choose O’Connell, especially up against the Springboks.

The full squad is announced tomorrow afternoon (fingers crossed for Ireland’s greatest ever contribution to the squad) and just incase Geech is a little unsure how this sort of thing works there’s a quite handily titled article on the BBC site:

Lions selection key to success

Ian McGeechan’s choice of squad is critical to the Lions’ fortunes in South Africa

You don’t say…