The five players no longer guaranteed a place in Warren Gatland’s Lions XV

A look at the one time ‘guaranteed’ British & Irish Lions starters who have slipped down the pecking order following the 2021 Guinness Six Nations.

#5. Owen Farrell (England)

It doesn’t matter that he’s the England captain and a candidate for Lions skipper, he is struggling for form. But he is a Test-match animal, a quality that always appeals to Gatland. However, he’s no longer a guarenteed starter with Johnny Sexon and Dan Biggar. impressing during the Six Nations.


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