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10 GREAT players who never capped by the Lions

9.  Brent Cockbain (Wales)

In 2005, Grand Slam winner Brent Cockbain was again snubbed by British Lions coach Clive Woodward.

The selection of Englishman Simon Shaw ahead of Cockbain again ruffled feathers in Wales, who thought that their achievements in winning the Six Nations had been ignored.

He did eventually join the squad after Danny Grewcock was banned for biting but failed to win a Test cap.

Did you know: Cockbain represented Australia at Under 19 and Under 21 level, but qualified for Wales under the residency rule

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