Here, legendary coach Sir Ian McGeechan runs down his five players to come from nowhere to make the 2021 British & Irish LIons squad to face the Springboks.
1. Danny Care
MCGEECHAN SAID: “At scrum-half, Conor Murray is the clear favourite to be Test starter, but my bolter would be Danny Care. He offers something different from virtually every other No 9 and is in cracking form.”
DID YOU KNOW? t age 11 he was invited to join the Academy at Sheffield Wednesday Football Club which meant giving up club rugby for a few years