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British and Irish Lions tours are losing their way, believes legend Willie John McBride

 

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Bloodied: British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones after last week’s defeat. Credit: Gallo Images

Bloodied: British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones after last week’s defeat. Credit: Gallo Images

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Bloodied: British and Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones after last week’s defeat. Credit: Gallo Images

The British and Irish Lions of 1974, owing to the feat of an unbeaten tour through South Africa, came to be known as ‘The Invincibles’.

JJ and JPR Williams, Gareth Edwards, Bobby Windsor, Phil Bennett, Mervyn Davies, Fran Cotton and, of course, the greatest Lion of them all, Willie John McBride.


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