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Friday Apr 26, 2019

That classic 2013 B&I Lions fines meeting when Simon Zebo had to ask his club coach the most awkward of questions

Yesterday was National Telephone Day so the British and Irish Lions used the opportunity to share a classic moment from their successful 2013 tour of Australia.

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The clip, from the series dvd LIONS RAW, shows a segment from a fines meeting where one of the duties on the agenda was to ‘phone your club coach and explain why you want to be captain next year’.

Simon Zebo was called up after Conor Murray recounted the story of when he was told by Zebo that time was up, but there was actually 30 seconds left. That footage in itself is well worth watching.

WATCH: Simon Zebo’s prank on Conor Murray during Lions 2013 tour match!

Zebo came forward to roll the dice and landed on number 4, which happened to be the aforementioned task of needing to call his then Munster boss, Rob Penney. 

You can watch a longer video of it below

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