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LIST: 5 Africans who played for the British & Irish Lions

Meet the African players to represent the British & Irish Lions down the years, starting with the newest addition to the list.

#1. Duhan van de Merwe (George, South Africa)

The Scotland winger returns to the country of his birth as part of the squad to tour South Africa in 2021. 

He has made a major impact since arriving in Scotland in 2017, when he joined Guinness PRO14 side Edinburgh after stints in France at Montpellier and South Africa with the Blue Bulls.  

The 6ft 4in powerhouse qualified for Scotland through the residency rule and made his Test debut against Georgia in October 2020, where he scored a try in a 48-7 win.  

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