"You're walking like a lamb right into the mouth of the British lion."
It also represents pride and ties to the British lion.
His first international test match was in 1962 against the British Lions, when aged 22.
He played for the British Lions in 1989 and in 1993.
He is the only man to have toured with the British Lions in three separate decades: 1989, 1997 and 2001.
He also scored once for the British Lions, bringing his career total of international tries to fifty.
He became a British Lion (1938) and one of the few players to represent his country before and after the war.
In addition, he played nine times for the British and Irish Lions.
He was also a member of the British Lions on the tour to Australia in 1989.
In 1962, the Falcons will beat the British Lions 19-16.