Center Robbie Henshaw assured that the British and the Irish LionsReadyTheir opponent on Saturday is the physical fight imposed by the South African world champions.
«We are completely ready. We did a lot of contact work and played a few matches in South Africa. It was not always easy against tough and strong opponentsHenshaw explained.
«We are ready: a real fight, we expect the fight ahead and the fight for the achievement line to be huge. We are the brave and gentle boys who are going to overtake us from Kickoff. The springbox is well prepared and has an amazing intensity“, Added Irish International (28 years, 52 caps).
Henshou, who is on the British and Irish Lions’ first tour, will face world champion duo Damien de Allende and Luchanio Arm, along with England’s Elliott Daly.
«I’ve played Damien four or five times in Pro 14 this season. But this time it is another level. This will be a great experiment. But after the game I will talk to him as usual. Damien is a great player and a great person“, Leinster counts the player as well.
The Lions, the four-time World Champions of the World Championship, will host three matches on July 24 and 31, and then on August 7, with the best Scottish, Irish, Welsh and English players.
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