“He gets my vote” – Jeremy Guscott ranks his top 10 ‘must-go’ 2021 Lions

England and Lions legend Jeremy Guscott has selected 10 must-go players for the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa this summer.

The former Bath centre, who laced the winning drop goal in a tense 2-1 series win against the Springboks in 1997,  has picked three Englishmen among his certainties.

#1. Tadhg Furlong (Ireland)

Jeremy Guscott said: “Furlong was the first name I put down as he’s a brute of a tighthead.”

Tadhg Furlong

Did you know? Furlong also played Gaelic football for Horeswood.


#2. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)

DID YOU KNOW? He was named as the best player of the 2019 Six Nations Championship


#3. Maro Itoje (England)

Jeremy Guscott said: The England and Saracens lock understands that big games are won by fine margins, and he has the ability to rise to the occasion and make a difference when it’s needed most.”

Did you know? As a schoolboy, Itoje played several sports including basketballfootballrugby and athletics, representing England at U17 level in shot put

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