In the fifth of a series of interviews, British & Irish Lions fans reminisce on their favourite tour memories. Here Colin Moffitt recounts his trip to Australia for the triumphant 2013 tour against the Wallabies.
Victory on a British & Irish Lions tour, alongside some memorable performances in the red of Wales, has seen Mike Phillips follow in the footsteps of legendary compatriots like JPR Williams and Phil Bennett - and it is a legacy he may have been destined to join since his junior days at Whitland RFC.
In the fourth of a series of interviews, British & Irish Lions fans reminisce on their favourite tour memories. Here Norman Roberts - father of Lions centre Jamie Roberts - recounts his trips to South Africa and Australia.
There will be a friendly and familiar face waiting to greet the 'Sea of Red' when the British & Irish Lions fans start pouring into the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne on Saturday night for the vital second Test.
Less than four kilometres away from the Suncorp Stadium, venue for the opening Test between the British & Irish Lions and Qantas Wallabies on Saturday, lies the grave of the man who took the starring role in the first international between the two teams in 1899.
Just imagine the scene. You've travelled around the world to play rugby and just spent a month in New Zealand. You arrive in Sydney and find yourself playing in front of 18,000 curious fans in your very first outing.
British & Irish Lions forwards coach Graham Rowntree has told his troops to make the most of tonight's opportunity against the Western Force and to focus solely on getting their own individual jobs spot on rather than being distracted by any opposition attempts to put them off their game.
Younger Lions supporters will remember Jim Telfer for his influential role as forwards coach on the 1997 Lions tour to South Africa, but the older generation will look back just as fondly on his contributions as a player in both 1966 and 1968.
It may seem a strange choice for a greatest match considering the overall disappointment of the 2005 Lions tour to New Zealand, but a narrow victory over Auckland five years ago helped the Lions achieve a memorable milestone.