Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones and Ireland hooker Ronan Kelleher will join-up with The British & Irish Lions touring party on Thursday 15 July.
Kelleher, who trained with the Lions squad in Jersey prior to the start of the Castle Lager Lions Series, will travel together with Jones (Ospreys, Wales) to Cape Town.
“I’m delighted to announce Ronan will join up with the squad,” said Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland.
“There’s no injuries with the three hookers out here, but we think it’s prudent to bring in cover in that position ahead of the Test series.”
Alun Wyn Jones favourite to start first test after sensational return to Lions squad
- 1. Wyn Jones (Wales) – 5/6
- 2. Ken Owens (Wales) – 2/5
- 3. Tadhg Furlong (Ireland) – 1/5