Shane Williams leaves Rees-Zammit out of his Lions backline - Ruck

Shane Williams leaves Rees-Zammit out of his Lions backline

Speaking to Wales Online as an ambassador for The Hundred, Shane Williams agonised over who should start on the wing for the Lions with Louis Rees-Zammit missing out.

BACK-THREE:

  • 15. Stuart Hogg (Scotland)
  • 14. Anthony Watson (England)
  • 11. Liam Williams (Wales)

Williams said: “The easiest one for me is that Stuart Hogg has to be at 15. He’s an integral part of what the Lions are all about and is the form full-back in world rugby.

Stuart Hogg

“I’m a big fan of Watson – he’s been there and done it before. As has Liam Williams,” said Shane, who played for Wales 87 times over an 11-year Test career.

“If they were playing tomorrow and you wanted a proven Test team, Anthony Watson and Liam Williams would be playing.

“That means you leave Josh Adams and Louis Rees-Zammit out. That’s a very difficult choice for me because I’ve been writing up those boys for the last two years.

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