Will Greenwood selected his Lions team for The Telegraph and has left out English forwards Mako Vunipola, Maro Itoje and Jamie George.
“Aggression, intensity and pace. This is a pack that will take the game to South Africa, spearheaded by the Irish all-rounders of Iain Henderson, Tadhg Beirne and Tadhg Furlong,” Greenwood wrote.
“Behind them, there is zip at half-back, mongrel in midfield and a back three that could go round, rather than through, the Springboks.”
- 15. Stuart Hogg (Scotland)
- 14. Louis Rees-Zammit (Wales)
- 11. Liam Williams (Wales)
13. Chris Harris (Scotland)
12. Robbie Henshaw (Ireland)