British and Irish Lions Name Strong team to Face Springboks

The much-anticipated clash against the reigning Rugby World Cup champions is the first of three Tests matches in the Castle Lager Lions Series to be shown live and exclusively on SuperSport (kick-off 18h00 SAST).

British & Irish Lions team:

  1. Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs, Scotland) #783
  2. Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, England) #816
  3. Elliot Daly (Saracens, England) #822
  4. Robbie Henshaw (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) #824
  5. Duhan van der Merwe (Worcester Warriors, Scotland) #841
  6. Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints, Wales) #821
  7. Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland) #843
  8. Jack Conan (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) #839
  9. Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, England) #853
  10. Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, England) #826
  11. Alun Wyn Jones – captain (Ospreys, Wales) #761
  12. Maro Itoje (Saracens, England) #825
  13. Tadhg Furlong (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) #818
  14. Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, England) #851
  15. Wyn Jones (Scarlets, Wales) #842

Replacements:

  • Ken Owens (Scarlets, Wales) #829
  • Rory Sutherland (Worcester Warriors, Scotland) #840
  • Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, England) #814
  • Tadhg Beirne (Munster Rugby, Ireland) #838
  • Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby, Scotland) #847
  • Conor Murray (Munster Rugby, Ireland) #790
  • Owen Farrell (Saracens, England) #780
  • Liam Williams (Scarlets, Wales) #833

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