Playing on a Lions tour is a dream for all rugby players. And why not, it’s about representing the greatest touring side at the most watched extravaganza after the Rugby World Cup with over 10 millions watching it worldwide!
The worst thing that could happen to a rugby player is an injury. And if he/she gets injured right before a big tournament, it’s even worse.
Here are five amazing rugby stars who are set to miss the 2021 Lions tour because of an injury:
#5. George North (Wales)
The Wales powerhouse back confirmed he will have knee surgery next week having ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament. It is the latest blow to Warren Gatland, who names his squad next week. North has gone on the two previous Lions tours as a winger – starring on the 2013 trip to Australia – but his versatility was expected to be key to the makeup of Gatland’s back division