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    Best Lions XV 1989 to date (yes, there are Sotsmen in it. And a pacific islander.)

    Anything eating away at the Lions concept is a bad thing. They are an endangered species. What a loss that would be. And: It takes time for the Lions to reach cruising altitude. In 2005 the bicycle could not really be picked up. The Auckland victory came too late to resurrect anything. In 1997...
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    Best Lions XV 1989 to date (yes, there are Sotsmen in it. And a pacific islander.)

    That was a good point. Since the 70ties the lead changed between defence and attack. With attackers trying to find space and defenders filling it. Until the advent of the Blitz or umbrella defense it was a lot about handling the drift. Fitness improved on a broad level together with more...
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    Your Lions Squad Based on this Season?

    This thread is quite a read. Very fruitful discussion. One thing prompted me to go beyond reading: Being introduced to Ryan Baird. Page 6 (by “big ginger 8.” With picture.) I realised that he actually could make the squad. Renowed experts like Ian McGeechan, Mick Cleary and six more each...
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