# anticipation
11 things to get you pumped up for the Lions match tomorrow
Featuring rage-inducing T-shirts, classic Brian O’Driscoll tries and that infamous Sportsbet advertisement.

1. Even with a broken arm, POC is prepared to train in solidarity with the lads

(INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

Ben Alexander said of the big man: “Our physio said: “He’s just broke his arm there”, before the last few scrums, but he got up and we thought “oh, maybe not”. He packed those last few scrums with a busted arm, and didn’t wince, and he shook hands after the game and you thought “okay, maybe he doesn’t have a busted arm”.”

2. This T-shirt

3. Castlemaine XXXX (and their weird advertisements)

YouTube credit: Beer-Pedia. com

4. Tommy Bowe is back

(INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

5. Revenge

(David Davies/PA Archive/Press Association Images)

In 2001, the Lions won the first Test and looked likely to go on and win the series. Australia had other ideas and stole all the momentum in the second Test.

6. It’s now or never for certain players

(INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

7. The unofficial Lions anthem

YouTube credit: Neil Boote

8. If you don’t back them, Sean O’Brien will be pissed off

YouTube credit: colm84d7411

9. Neighbours trolling us – the show killed off Scottish Drew and once had an Irish character, but he was a red-haired jockey

YouTube credit: Neighbours Official

10. This provocative ‘Rooting for the Wallabies’ ad

11. Watching that famous Brian O’Driscoll try over and over

Via Tumblr

Additional suggestions by Sean Farrell and Patrick McCarry

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