The Lions Standby XV: Each positions current backup option - Ruck

The Lions Standby XV: Each positions current backup option

Injuries and suspensions are part and parcel of a Lions tour, but who are the superstars who could head to South Africa should such a fate befall any of Warren Gatland’s players.

Just this weekend Dan Biggar could pick up both following his ugly clearout for Northampton Saints against Wasps that saw the fly-half depart himself with an injury.

Wales Online, using their sources and multiple reports in the media have selected the ‘next cabs off the ranks’ for each position.

BACK-THREE:

  • Fullback: Hugo Keenan (Ireland)
  • Winger: Jonny May (England)
  • Winger: Jack Nowell (England)

CENTRES:

  • Outside-centre: Jonathan Davies (Wales)
  • Inside-centre: Manu Tuilagi (England)

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