Sir Ian McGeechan Picks His Lions Test Team

Not long to go now.

The Lions will descend upon Eden Park this Saturday as they take on the mighty All Blacks in the first Test. One man who knows a thing or two about series and Test games against the souther hemisphere giants is Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan.

Ahead of the big game in Auckland, he’s gone ahead and picked his team. Have a look below and let us know what you think.

Ian McGeechan’s Lions XV To Face The All Blacks

9. Conor Murray (IRL)

10. Owen Farrell (ENG)

11. George North (WAL)

12. Ben Te’o (ENG)

13. Jonathan Davies (WAL)

14. Anthony Watson (ENG)

15. Leigh Halfpenny (WAL)


1. Mako Vunipola (ENG)

2. Jamie George (ENG)

3. Tadhg Furlong (IRL)

4. George Kruis (ENG)

5. Maro Itoje (ENG)

6. Peter O’Mahony (c) (IRL)

7. Sean O’Brien (IRL)

8. Toby Faletau (WA

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