Five notable omissions from the 2021 British & Irish Lions squad.
Wales second-row Alun Wyn Jones has been named British and Irish Lions captain for this summer’s tour of South Africa, it’s been confirmed.
British & Irish Lions captain Alun Wyn Jones in numbers.
Scotland back-row Jamie Ritchie is hopeful of being included in the British and Irish Lions squad alongside his team-mate Hamish Watson.
Exeter Chiefs number eight Sam Simmonds looks set to be in line for a call-up to the British & Irish Lions squad for the tour to South Africa.
Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones is the front-runner to be named captain of the British & Irish Lions when the squad is announced on Thursday.
The British & Irish Lions squad is unlikely to include loosehead prop Joe Marler, with the England international revealing he hasn’t been asked.
Five outsiders who could make the British & Irish Lions squad.
Leinster coach Stuart Lancaster believes that Johnny Sexton has done more than enough to be selected in Warren Gatland’s Lions squad.
Sale Sharks boss Alex Sanderson believes that injured England centre Manu Tuilagi deserves to be in the British and Irish Lions conversation.