Jamie Roberts leaves Rees-Zammit out of his Lions backline - Ruck

Jamie Roberts leaves Rees-Zammit out of his Lions backline


Wales legend Jamie Roberts says there is no room for speedster Louis Rees-Zammit in his Lions backline, opting for a different bolter on the wing.

Roberts’ Lions backline would see Welsh backs Gareth Davies, Liam Williams, Louis Rees-Zammit and Josh Adams all miss out on a starting spot.

Check out his full selection below:

HALFBACKS:

  • 9. Conor Murray (Ireland)
  • 10. Dan Biggar (Wales)

Roberts said: “When I think about the Lions backline I think it has to cover all bases. I think it has to have tactical nous, power, pace and footwork.

“I think Conor Murray and Biggar are in pole position (at half-back) with their tactical ability and control of the game so I will go with them.”

Did you know? Biggar has his own routine before kicking goals, which fans now call “The Biggarena” after Los Del Rio‘s 1995 hit, Macarena

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