Tom Curry will make his first appearance for the British and Irish Lions while Ireland’s Iain Henderson will be captain against the Sharks in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
Here, we run down five things you may not know about the 23-year-old England and Sale Sharks back-rower.
TOM CURRY FACTS:
1. Rugby family
They are the son of Bishop Heber High School Head Teacher David Curry and nephew of former England hooker John Olver and cousin of Doncaster Knights fly-half Sam Olver.