Popular Welsh Outlet Picks Their 37-Man British & Irish Lions Squad


The Lions tour of New Zealand is still several months away but that hasn’t stopped us from looking forward to it already.

Coming off the back of a massive series win over Australia, absolutely smashing the Wallabies in the final test, the Lions face the daunting task of trying to take down the back to back world champions, New Zealand.

The 2017 tour includes the usual three test matches along with some huge midweek games against the likes of the Crusaders, the Chiefs and the Maori All Blacks. You can view the full schedule here.

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You’ve seen the English & Irish predictions with the Telegraph naming their Lions 37-man squad and us naming our squad, now it’s time for the Welsh perspective from WalesRugbyOnline.

Wales Rugby Online Lions 37-man squad.

Back Three: Leigh Halfpenny, George North (both Wales), Stuart Hogg (Scotland), Mike Brown, Anthony Watson (England), Simon Zebo (Ireland).

Centres: Robbie Henshaw (Ireland), Jonathan Joseph (England), Jonathan Davies (Wales), Huw Jones (Scotland).

Outside-Halves: Johnny Sexton (Ireland), Owen Farrell, George Ford (England).

Scrum-Halves: Conor Murray (Ireland), Rhys Webb (Wales), Ben Youngs (England).

Props: Jack McGrath, Tadhg Furlong (Ireland), Gethin Jenkins (Wales), Mako Vunipola, Dan Cole, Kyle Sinckler (England).

Hookers: Dylan Hartley, Jamie George (England), Rory Best (Ireland).

Locks: Maro Itoje, George Kruis, Joe Launchbury (England), Alun Wyn Jones (Wales), Iain Henderson (Ireland).

Back-Rows: Taulupe Faletau, Sam Warburton (Wales), Jamie Heaslip, CJ Stander, Sean O’Brien (Ireland), Billy Vunipola, Chris Robshaw (England).

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