British & Irish Lions injury victim Jerry Flannery is well on the way to a full recovery from the elbow problem that ruled him out of the 2009 tour to South Africa.
Ireland's 2009 Grand Slam hooker chipped a bone on his left elbow during training ahead of the Lions tour and was ruled out at the eleventh hour. He was forced to have an operation, but is now back training with the Irish squad.
Flannery is among a group of 13 Munster players who are currently training with Declan Kidney's Irish national squad in Belfast. The Magners League champions are expecting their No 1 hooker to be available in the early stages of their title defence.
The British and Irish Lions squad will face New Zealand's ferocious haka in 2017, but captain Richie McCaw and veteran hooker Keven Mealamu were given a version of their own following the All Blacks' win over Wales in Cardiff.
Ryan Grant displayed some impressive singing skills while on tour with the British & Irish Lions. The full release of Lions Raw will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from October 28th. Pre-order on Amazon.
This clip featuring Simon Zebo will whet your appetite ahead of the much anticipated release of 'Lions Raw', the official Behind the Scenes documentary of the successful 2013 Tour. Full release on October 28th and available on DVD and Blu-Ray.
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