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Episode 22 - All Blacks v Lions II, ROG on Sexton / Farrell and the Gatland media circus

By JOE

Ronan O'Gara, Stephen Ferris, Fionn Carr, James Downey, Pat McCarry and guest host Joe Harrington on The Hard Yards. 1:00 - James and Fionn remember their Churchill Cup appearance in '09 2:40 - The boys react to the three changes to the Lions starting XV 4:00 - ROG on the inclusion of both Johnny Sexton and Owen Farrell 8:20 - James on what Owen Farrell brings to the number 12 jersey 10:40 - The thinking behind including Sam Warburton ahead of Peter O'Mahony 12:40 - Is it a better team with Warburton ahead of O'Mahony? 15:20 - Whose decision was it to pick Owen Farrell at 12 ahead of Ben Te'o? 18:25 - The sudden importance of Liam Williams to this Lions side 20:10 - ROG on the combination of players on the bench 23:30 - Why how Ireland beat New Zealand is no use to the Lions 29:00 - How big a bearing will French referee Jerome Garces have on the game? 35:00 - Stephen Ferris tells us about golfing and going on the beers in New Zealand 37:00 - The New Zealand team and the guys reaction to the two changes 39:20 - That Kieran Read pass 42:30 - Ferris on Warburton and Itoje being brought into the team 47:21 - Has the New Zealand media gone too far with the criticism of Warren Gatland? 49:31 - Marcus Horan's theory on why the media are going in so hard on Gatland 50:45 - Predictions for All Blacks vs Lions II 54:26 - Hayley O'Connor from Ladbrokes with all the odds for the second test

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