Ian McGeechan taken to hospital in New Zealand

Ian McGeechan has been taken to hospital after falling ill at Wellington's Westpac Stadium while covering the British and Irish Lions, New Zealand Rugby has confirmed.

The former Lions coach, 70, was taken by ambulance to Wellington Hospital.

McGeechan has been working as part of Sky Sports' team covering the Lions tour in New Zealand.

The four-time Lions head coach, who also played eight Tests for the tourists as a centre, walked himself to the ambulance before being transferred to hospital.


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