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Brian O'Driscoll and Amy Huberman guests of honour at 10 Downing Street

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BRITISH PRIME MINISTER David Cameron welcomed the Lions rugby squad to 10 Downing Street on Monday.

The PM hosted an official event at his swish residence and the Irish players of the successful squad were invited along for the party [our Enda is far too focused on Mayo's All-Ireland chances, we reckon].

Here are a few snaps from the event:

imageIreland’s first (rugby/actor) couple arrive at Winston Churchill’s old digs. INPHO/Cathal Noonan

image‘I don’t know what Shane Williams was doing there either!’ D-Cams gets a firm handshake from tour captain Sam Warburton. INPHO/Cathal Noonan

imageTwo months in France and Jamie Roberts reckons he’s got this fashion lark cracked. Alun Wyn Jones’ stare suggests he disagrees. Credit: @lionsofficial

imageBrian O’Driscoll tells David Cameron about Jonathan Davies’ missing a tackle on Adam Ashley Cooper. Paul O’Connell (right) avoids the PM by miming a telephone call with someone more important. INPHO/Cathal Noonan

imageSean O’Brien and Jamie Heaslip take their friendship to a new level outside the famous Downing St doors. Credit: @SeanOBrien1987

imageJonny Sexton, currently being flogged towards a near-certain November injury, couldn’t make it so the PM acted as emergency outhalf. Sorry Owen. INPHO/Cathal Noonan

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