Warren Gatland names his 11 ‘certainties’ for Lions squad

Speaking to the BBC, Warren Gatland has reeled off the names of 11 players who are in pole position to start for his Lions against new world champions South Africa in 2021.

The Kiwi will coach the Lions for a third time when they tour South Africa and face the 2019 Rugby World Cup winning Springboks.

He led Wales to the World Cup semi-finals in Japan where they were beaten by South Africa, who defeated England in the final.

Here are the 11 players mentioned from the four nations:


  1. Josh Adams (Wales)
  2. Aaron Wainwright (Wales)
  3. Alun Wyn Jones (Wales)


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