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# willie-john-mcbride - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'Cyber persecution' - Ulster Rugby fans take full page ad calling for Paddy Jackson, Stuart Olding to be reinstated to team

The ad bemoans the ‘social media backlash’ against last month’s not-guilty verdicts in what became known as the Belfast rugby rape trial.

# willie-john-mcbride - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 'I would have Iain Henderson ahead of Maro Itoje:' Willie John McBride Switch It Up

'I would have Iain Henderson ahead of Maro Itoje:' Willie John McBride

The Lions legend was disappointed with the Lions scrum after the first Test against the All Blacks.

# willie-john-mcbride - Monday 2 February, 2015

From The42 Three Irishmen made the all-time Five/Six Nations XV of this English newspaper Dream Team

Three Irishmen made the all-time Five/Six Nations XV of this English newspaper

It’s tough to narrow it down to just fifteen but The Telegraph gave it a go.

# willie-john-mcbride - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The42 40 years on, Lions legend JPR Williams is still rocking lush sideburns The Invincibles

40 years on, Lions legend JPR Williams is still rocking lush sideburns

The dashing, doctoral Welshman joined 14 of his British & Irish Lions teammates for a reunion in Belfast.

# willie-john-mcbride - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

From The42 "Gutted" Willie John McBride questions Lions ethos after O'Driscoll's axing Legend Laments

"Gutted" Willie John McBride questions Lions ethos after O'Driscoll's axing

“I think the concept and the ethos of the Lions is beginning to slip and that worries me very much,” admitted the former captain.

# willie-john-mcbride - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From The42 Lions legend Willie John McBride recalls the unbeaten 1974 Tour to South Africa Lions Great

Lions legend Willie John McBride recalls the unbeaten 1974 Tour to South Africa

The former captain tells us about taking the fight to the Springboks and the infamous ’99′ call.

# willie-john-mcbride - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From The42 Lions legend Willie John McBride recalls the 1971 Tour to New Zealand Lions Great

Lions legend Willie John McBride recalls the 1971 Tour to New Zealand

We talk to the great man about his call-up shock in 1962 and defeating the mighty All Blacks in New Zealand.

# willie-john-mcbride - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From The42 73 today: 9 reasons Willie John McBride is the greatest Lion of them all It's Not About The Pipe This post contains videos

73 today: 9 reasons Willie John McBride is the greatest Lion of them all

On this day in 1940, a legend was born.

# willie-john-mcbride - Saturday 4 May, 2013

From The42 New Lions promo stars BOD, Gatland & Willie John dressed as a ship crew Lions 2013 This post contains videos

New Lions promo stars BOD, Gatland & Willie John dressed as a ship crew

Gatland looks the part with that telescope, doesn’t he?

# willie-john-mcbride - Sunday 31 March, 2013

From The42 A tip of the hat to the greatest farmers in Irish sport Pure Beef This post contains videos

A tip of the hat to the greatest farmers in Irish sport

We pay tribute to the men and women that slung off their wellies and laced up some boots.

# willie-john-mcbride - Monday 4 March, 2013

From The42 'There comes a time when you don't match up to international standard' - WJ McBride ROG

'There comes a time when you don't match up to international standard' - WJ McBride

The Ireland and Lions legend feels O’Gara’s time is up.