Paul O'Connell picks no Welsh in his 2021 Lions XV - Ruck

Paul O’Connell picks no Welsh in his 2021 Lions XV

Vodafone ambassador and rugby legend Paul O’Connell has chosen his British & Irish Lions XV, although admitted his selection changes by the hour.

BACK-THREE

  • 15. Stuart Hogg (Scotland)
  • 14. James Lowe (Ireland)
  • 11. Jonny May (England)

“Hogg has taken his game to another level again with Exeter. I hope this tour can be a redemption for him after what happened in 2017.”


CENTRES

  • 13. Garry Ringrose (Ireland)
  • 12. Owen Farrell (England)

“Farrell has that kind of abrasive attitude as well and is very experienced as well in terms of taking on southern hemisphere teams, beating southern hemisphere teams. He obviously had that tough experience as well with South Africa in the World Cup so, as we are talking here, he springs to mind.”

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