Sir Clive Woodward names his revised Lions XV with NEW captain

Legendary coach Sir Clive Woodward has revised his British & Irish Lions XV for the Mail Online with Tom Curry dropping out of his selection.

He also has changed his captain after previously opting for Maro Itoje to lead the tourists in South Africa this summer.


  • 15. Stuart Hogg (Scotland)
  • 14. Louis Rees-Zammit (Wales)
  • 11. Anthony Watson (England)

Woodward said: “On the wings young Louis Rees-Zammit and Anthony Watson, returning from injury, have been on fire.”

DID YOU KNOW? In 2012, following his Scotland debut, Stuart Hogg discovered he was a distant relative of George Best. A close relative of Best recognised the link after seeing Hogg play on television


  • 13. Garry Ringrose (Ireland)
  • 12. Robbie Henshaw (Ireland)

DID YOU KNOW? His musical and sporting versatility have earned him the nickname “One Man Band” and “Old Man Bob Henshaw” amongst his teammates


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