5 players you forgot earned Lions call-ups under Warren Gatland


Every British or Irish rugby player dreams of representing the Lions
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Being called up is supposed to be the pinnacle moment of every rugby players career, however, not every star can make their mark for the tourists.

Here, we look at five rugby players you definitely forgot earned British & Irish Lions call-ups under Warren Gatland.

#5. Dylan Hartley (England) – 2013

In May 2013, Hartley was sent off in the Aviva Premiership final against Leicester and banned for 11 weeks after being found guilty of verbally abusing a match official. Despite already being photographed in full kit, this act cost Hartley his place in the 2013 British and Irish Lions tour to Australia. He would never go on a Lions tour before retiring.

DID YOU KNOW? During his early days in England Hartley swapped positions from prop to hooker

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