Take lie detector and hear the Lions roar

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ARE you smooth enough to support the British and Irish Lions as the squad heads towards their clash with the All Blacks at Westpac Stadium on Saturday?

That’s the question being posed by Whyte & Mackay at The Merlin Roadhouse in Morningside, later this week.

Normally rival players, the Lions squad put their differences aside for the duration of the tour every four years.

As official suppliers to the team, Whyte & Mackay are challenging fans to do the same by passing a Lion Detector test in the world’s smallest travelling rugby stadium that will roar to in the Capital life on Thursday.

In a specially converted trailer, fans will step inside the micro stadium and be greeted by a referee who will challenge them to pull on an unusual scrumcap.

Fixed to a lie detector test, they’ll then be asked a series of fun questions to prove whether they’re a Lion or Lyin’.

The Lion Detector will visit The Merlin Roadhouse on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, affording everyone who takes part the chance to win an exclusive official signed Lions team jersey as well as a free dram of Whyte & Mackay.

Former British & Irish Lions and Scotland player Gordon Bulloch, who scored 75 caps for Scotland and took part in two Lions Tours, was first to sit the Lion Detector Test.

He says, “I’m happy to say I passed, so I’m ready to support the lads as they continue their Tour of New Zealand.

“As a former Lions player myself I know the team can blend together as one; now it’s the time of the fans to be put to the test and prove their smooth enough to be a True Lion.”

Award-winning comedians, Link and Lorne will be the Lion Detector referees putting people through their paces on Saturday.

The Lion Detector comes to The Merlin Roadhouse, Morningside Road, Thursday, 6pm-9pm / Friday, 4pm-8pm / Saturday, 2pm-7pm