Warren Gatland forced into late change after forward ruled out - Ruck

Warren Gatland forced into late change after forward ruled out

Wyn Jones is out of the first Lions Test against South Africa due to injury with Scotland prop Rory Sutherland comes into the starting line-up in his place.

“It’s really bad luck for Wyn and we all feel for him missing out on tonight’s game,” Gatland said.

“However, we’re confident he’ll be back in training next week and have no plans to bring in anyone else at this stage.”

Mako Vunipola is also now included on the bench in Sutherland’s place, having initially been left out of the matchday 23.

Revised British and Irish Lions team

15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Elliot Daly, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 Duhan van der Merwe, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Ali Price; 1 Rory Sutherland, 2 Luke Cowan-Dickie, 3 Tadhg Furlong, 4 Maro Itoje, 5 Alun Wyn Jones (c), 6 Courtney Lawes, 7 Tom Curry, 8 Jack Conan.

Replacements: 16 Ken Owens, 17 Mako Vunipola, 18 Kyle Sinckler, 19 Tadhg Beirne, 20 Hamish Watson, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Owen Farrell, 23 Liam Williams.

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