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Warren Gatland’s 2022 Lions XV would destroy the Springboks


  • 10. Johnny Sexton (Ireland)
  • 9. Jamison Gibson-Park (Ireland)

Gatland wrote: “Quite simply he has earned the right to be there, even at the age of 37. I think Marcus Smith is something special but if I want to win a game next week, Johnny has to start”

RUCK’s halfbacks: 10. Sexton (Ireland), 9. Kieran Hardy (Wales)


  • 1. Ellis Genge (England)
  • 2. Jamie George (England)
  • 3. Tadhg Furlong (Ireland)

Gatland wrote: “There is nothing between Ellis and Andrew Porter, who was magnificent against the All Blacks and his tries were critical for Ireland. They are the two best looseheads in the world. “

Ellis Genge of England Rugby is tackled by Will Rowlands of Wales during the Six Nations Championship match between England and Wales at Twickenham Stadium, Twickenham, London on February 26th 2021. – PHOTO: Phil Mingo/PPAUK

RUCK’s front-row: 1. Genge (England), 2. Dan Sheehan (Ireland), 3. Tadhg furlong (Ireland)