3. Jonathan Davies (Wales)
A switch to rugby league, which was professional at the time, deprived former Wales star of ever pulling on the Lions jersey, despite being one of his country’s greatest ever players.
While his exclusion was by his own design, he is still a player that would have undoubtedly toured in 1989 and 1993 had he not left union.
DID YOU KNOW? A goal-kicking backline player, he played his club rugby in Wales, England and Australia