5 Things to Know About Lions call-up Louis Rees-Zammit - Ruck

5 Things to Know About Lions call-up Louis Rees-Zammit, including connection to Paul Scholes

Wales international Louis Rees-Zammit has been selected for the British and Irish Lions squad to take on South Africa.

Here are five things you should know about the 20-year-old Gloucester and Wales winger.

Louis Rees-Zammit facts:

#1. Rejection

At 12 he was told by Cardiff Blues he wasn’t good enough to make it as a pro rugby player , while at 16 and studying at Hartpury College he was told he’d never win a Wales cap Yet at 18 he had scored five tries in his first three starts for Gloucester and by 19 had played in four Tests for Wales.