“Bundee Aki Is On Fines!” – Biggar Lists Out The Committee Roles Some Of Lions Have Been Given
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British and Irish Lions playmaker Dan Biggar sat down with Sky Sports this week to reveal some interesting details about their tour of South Africa.
Every time the famous touring side head away on a tour, some players are given certain committee roles to add a bit of fun to the trip and help players from each of the four countries bond as they come together as one team.
Biggar, who starred in their curtain-raiser against Japan last month, has been given the role of ‘head of laundry’ due to the fact that he’s held that title with Wales for the last 12 years!
So far it’s gone pretty well, with a few minor hiccups.
“They’ve put me down as head of laundry!” Biggar told Sky Sports.
“Basically, I’ve done it for 12 years with Wales so the boys thought it would be good craic putting me on that.
“It went swimmingly well in Jersey and in Scotland for the couple of days we were there but there have been one or two issues since, with mixed up bags for the boys and stuff like that!”
As for the rest of the roles, Ireland’s Bundee Aki has been given an enforcer role in the squad as ‘head of fines’, with Jamie George on ‘entertainment’ and youngster Louis Rees-Zammit on the ‘joke of the day.’
Robbie Henshaw also has a very interesting role, with the Leinster centre in charge of the ‘thought of the day’ for the squad.
“Bundee Aki is on fines [the enforcer] and if he says ‘pay a tenner’ you pay it pretty quickly!” Biggar said.
“Jamie George is on entertainment. Him and Huw Bennett are sort of heading that up.
“Joke of the day – Louis Rees-Zammit is on that.”
“Robbie Henshaw is on thought of the day. There are some deep ones but they’re quite liked at the minute but the longer we’re away – they could get a bit deeper going on each day!”