The Lions coach says risks and courageous play is how you defeat the All Blacks, but his gameplan recently has been very different.
"Not even six months after his 100 days in remission he's giving himself a chance to play."
The former England captain said it was a shame because the Kiwi public have been fantastic so far.
The All Blacks mingled with young fans in Auckland today ahead of their Test against the Lions tomorrow.
The Auckland Grammar product has taken each promotion since his 2015 provincial debut in his stride.
The superstar first-five confessed the starting winger won the team's sprint tests - this morning.
"Let's let the rugby do the talking because there's been enough trash talk already."
Rieko Ioane will play for a third time against the British and Irish Lions after being named to start at No. 11 for the ABs.
The All Blacks team to start against in the first Test against the Lions has been named today.
O'Mahony, who led the Lions in the victory over the Maori ABs, will skipper the side at Eden Park, Auckland.
Nathan Harris thought he was about to be attacked, and, as it turned out, he wasn’t entirely wrong.
Hindsight is such a beautiful thing - especially after a tough 34-6 loss.
Graham Rowntree says he's confident his side will be able to play at the same tempo as NZ.
The NZ hooker scored three tries against England in his side's 64-17 Rugby Championship final.