The Lions have decided to wear black armbands as a gesture to mourn the loss of Manu Vatuvei from New Zealand rugby league.
Manu has decided he has had enough of the Warriors after his recent fight with Stephen Kearney about whether Bill English would win in a fight if he was to take on Zac Guilford, they have been locked in a 48 day facebook chat debating the ins and outs of the fight, which is coincidently the same amount of time Manu has been benched.
It is reported that some members of the team were so devastated when they heard the news that a counsellor has been brought into the squad for the week to help players grieve accordingly. The counsellor has been working 24 hours straight helping players get over their loss, except it is reported coach Warren Gatland has been talking through his recent nightmares of Steve Hansen sleeping with his wife and his daughter.
“ Manu was a massive influence in my career growing up, he showed us that you don’t really need good grades at school, just an attitude of fucking up what’s in front of you” captain Sam Warburton told Thai Castle.
Manu couldn’t be reached for comment this week.