On front page of The Irish Times today is a truly telling photograph, one of the best in a long time.
Ronan O' Gara; face to face with Queen Elizabeth, hands in his pockets as over her shoulder Brian O' Driscoll covers his face with one hand.
The Indo has a wider angled photograph taken moments afterward. The Queen has moved on in the line. Ronan O' Gara still has his hands in his pockets.
So it's safe to assume that sometime after they shook hands his disappeared into his trousers. Where they were as she made her way toward him would be interesting to know.
Is it also safe to assume O' Gara's casual stance was representative of another stance? A picture tells a thousands words, but sometimes it's difficult to discern what those words are.