#3. Joe Marler (England)
Given how much was made of England not selecting Marler to start the World Cup final, with his scrummaging power missed, his case for selection by the Lions to face South Africa seemed strong. However, with Marler himself admitting he was a bit of a ‘sh**’ in 2017 it seems he’s not even being considered for a call-up.
Reported standby list: Cian Healy (Ireland), Rhys Carre (Wales), Ellis Genge (England