The Lions

First on the Plane & Worthy Contenders for The Lions

I’m no Warren Gatland and, apart from the money, influence and prestige (are women an option here?), I wouldn’t want to be when faced with choosing this years squad. That said, and for what it’s worth, here are my nailed-on, dead-cert, first names on the plane and some of my preferred first choices. I have little or no relevant skills …

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My Squad for The Lions

Loosehead Andrew Sheridan The destructive loosehead is in fine form for French Top 14 leaders Toulon this season, keeping fellow contender Gethin Jenkins out of the starting line-up. His vast experience and scrimmaging technique makes him an ideal option for taking on the Wallaby’s up-front. Gethin Jenkins Although not having his strongest season domestically as indicated by re-signing for the …

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