Sir Clive Woodward selects his Lions XV – including his captain

Legendary coach Sir Clive Woodward has selected his British & Irish Lions XV for the Mail Online with six Welshmen making his team.

BACK-THREE:

  • 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


CENTRES:

  • 13. Henry Slade (England)
  • 12. Jonathan Davies (Wales)

DID YOU KNOW? Henry Slade is the great nephew of former Portsmouth F.C. footballer Geoff Williamson.

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