Lions in Australia

Lions' downtime gets gloomy

2013-07-02 10:16
Jamie Roberts (Getty)

Sydney - A day before the British and Irish Lions name their team for the deciding third Test against Australia, most of the players had a day to relax in what was supposed to be a subtropical paradise.

The gloomy weather was matched on Monday by news that Lions captain Sam Warburton would miss the Sydney Test due to a left hamstring injury and could be sidelined until October.

Gallery: Lions hit the beach

"One more 80 minutes this season is all that is asked of everyone in the squad - the 80 minutes of their lives."

 

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