Sam Warburton selects his Lions captain among his ‘five definites’ for 2021

Wales and Lions legend Sam Warburton has revealed his pick to captain the British & Irish Lions XV for their first test against South Africa in 2021.

Warburton retired in 2018 as the most successful Lions captain in history, being one of just two men to captain the invitational side twice and having an undefeated record of a series win and draw against Australia and New Zealand respectively.

Here’s who Warburton believes is a certainty for Warren Gatland’s XV in 2021.

1. Stuart Hogg (Scotland)

“Stuart is certainly one of the most talented players I have ever played with, for me currently he is right up there with the best attackers in the world,”


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