Campese: Lions 'just handed the series to Australia'

Former Australian Rugby Union legend David Campese and current player Matt Giteau have criticised the British and Irish Lions' decision to drop Brian O'Driscoll.


Lions team info. Sorry but you have just handed to series to Australia. 7 chances and still no real match winner


Gee dropping @brianodriscoll out of the team is a huge call.. For mine, he has been the stand out unsung hero this series.. Defensively huge

However, former England player Jeremy Guscott praised Warren Gatland's "bold and brave selection".


Well done WG, bold and brave selection that was required to beat this improving Aussie team

Read more: Alun Wyn Jones to captain Lions in deciding Test


O'Driscoll dropped from Lions

Former Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll has been dropped for the final deciding Test against Australia. Alun Wyn Jones has been named as the man to lead the side in the place of injured Sam Warburton.