Sir Ian McGeechan Picks His Autumn Nations Cup British & Irish Lions XV

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Legendary former British and Irish Lions head coach Sir Ian McGeechan has had a go at picking his Autumn Nations Cup Lions XV.

Four Irish players have made his selection with Sir Ian going with Robbie Henshaw and Bundee Aki in the centre with Keith Earls on the right wing and Peter O’Mahony at six.

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New fewer than seven Englishmen make his team with the likes of Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje and Jamie George all included.

Two Scottish players are named – Stuart Hogg and Zander Ferguson with Gareth Davies the sole Welshman.

Sir Ian McGeechan’s British & Irish Lions XV

15. Stuart Hogg
14. Keith Earls
13. Robbie Henshaw
12. Bundee Aki
11. Jonny May
10. Owen Farrell
9. Gareth Davies

1. Mako Vunipola
2. Jamie George
3. Zander Ferguson
4. Maro Itoje
5. Joe Launchbury
6. Peter O’Mahony
7. Tom Curry
8. Billy Vunipola