Who have been the worst Lions players based on reputation? - Ruck

Who have been the worst Lions players based on reputation?

With the final test of the 2021 British & Irish Lions series on the horizon, plenty of top players have failed to impress.

The tour has brought out the very best in some players, surfaced some rising talent and also highlighted those who are massively out of form.

So, who have been the five most disappointing players on the Lions tour so far?

3 worst Lions players compared to reputation

#5. Taulupe Faletau (Wales)

  • Age: 30
  • Lions caps: 5
  • Position: Number 8

The back rower’s exclusion from the Lions side for the first Test with South Africa came after a fragmented run-in to the series during which he played bits of games here and there. Came off the bench in the second test, but looked a shadow of the player who starred for the tourists four years ago against New Zealand.

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DID YOU KNOW? As a young boy, his school friends struggled to pronounce his Tongan name, and so he picked up the nickname Toby. 

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