Andy Farrell: "Experience" will help British and Irish Lions against Australia

Farrell:
© PA Photos
Andy Farrell hopes that the experienced players in the Lions team will be a big help against Australia.

British and Irish Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell has admitted that the experience within the side will help the team in the upcoming Tests against Australia.

Farrell said that it is vital for there to be players in the dressing room who have been involved in everything possible, and that they will drive the Lions on in Saturday's first Test.

"Experience counts for a lot in big games because they have been there and done that," Farrell told PA Sport. "Australia have got some world-class players, and so have we.

"What you generally find when you come to a game like this is the performance levels rise another 10 to 15%, and the more experience you have in your side the better.

"It was great looking around the team room today and seeing who is going into battle with you."

The Lions face Australia three times in the next two weeks.

Share this article now:
Reds captain Quade Cooper after the game against the British & Irish Lions on June 8, 2013
Read Next:
Farrell "pleased" with Cooper omission
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account