Warren Gatland makes a few surprising calls to South Africa on the first test run of his Lions; Josh Adams from the squad, in the form of Tadg Bair, on the bench, Ali Price will start with former skipper Conor Murray, Elliot Daley in the 13th, Jamie George, Mako Vunipola, Taulepe Faletau are not in the squad.
By Michael Cantillon
Last updated: 21/07/21 10:00 am
Alun Vin Jones will captain the British and Irish Lions in his first test and South Africa on Saturday, while Ali Price, Elliot Daley, Luke Cowan-Dicky and Courtney Laws will all start.
British and Irish lions: 15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Elliot Daly, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 Duhan van der Merve, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Ali Price; 1 Vin Jones, 2 Luke Cowan-Dickey, 3 Tadg Furlong, 4 Maro Itoge, 5 Alun Vin Jones (c), 6 Courtney Laws, 7 Tom Curry, 8 Jack Conan.
Substitutions: 16 Ken Owens, 17 Rory Sutherland, 18 Kyle Sinclair, 19 Tadg Byrne, 20 Hamish Watson, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Owen Farrell, 23 Liam Williams.
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