B&I coach delivers powerful pre-match talk
Sir Ian McGeechan embodies what it means to represent the British & Irish Lions, having represented the team on two tours, while coaching them on five occasions.
Ahead of their third Test against the Springboks in Johannesburg, McGeechan delivered an emotional speech, in what he knew was his final speech as head coach of the side.
The tourists lost the opening Test 21-26 in Durban before the Springboks sealed the Series with a slender 28-25 victory in Pretoria. However, it seems as though the speech hit the players where it was intended as they bounced back in the third Test with a comprehensive 28-9 victory.
The British & Irish Lions will return to South Africa in 2021 after the touring schedule was confirmed.
Source: The British & Irish Lions