BREAKING: 2021 British & Irish Lions Tour Captain Officially Named

Skipper.

Wales second-row Alun Wyn Jones has officially been named tour captain for the British and Lions for their trip to South Africa this summer.

Jones is the most-capped Test player in the world and is set to go on his fourth Lions tour and his first as captain.

A very special British & Irish Lions House of Rugby show – fronted by Sean O'Brien and Alex Goode – is available now and will run for the duration of the tour. Follow and subscribe to it HERE

The 35-year-old has long been a favourite for the role and beats off competition from the likes of Stuart Hogg, Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje.

The squad itself is set to be named shortly. You can watch the announcement live here.