Alun Wyn Jones captains British and Irish Lions Test team; Ali Price, Elliot Daly, Luke Cowan-Dickie start | Rugby Union News

Warren Gatland makes several surprising calls in his first Lions Test side to face South Africa; Josh Adams out of squad, in-form Tadhg Beirne on bench, Ali Price starts ahead of previous tour skipper Conor Murray, Elliot Daly at 13, no Jamie George, Mako Vunipola, Taulupe Faletau in squad

Last Updated: 21/07/21 10:00am

Alun Wyn Jones will captain the British and Irish Lions in Saturday's first Test vs South Africa

Alun Wyn Jones will captain the British and Irish Lions in Saturday’s first Test vs South Africa

Alun Wyn Jones will captain the British and Irish Lions in their first Test vs South Africa on Saturday, while Ali Price, Elliot Daly, Luke Cowan-Dickie and Courtney Lawes all start. 

British and Irish Lions: 15 Stuart Hogg, 14 Anthony Watson, 13 Elliot Daly, 12 Robbie Henshaw, 11 Duhan van der Merwe, 10 Dan Biggar, 9 Ali Price; 1 Wyn Jones, 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 Rory Sutherland, 18 Kyle Sinckler, 19 Tadhg Beirne, 20 Hamish Watson, 21 Conor Murray, 22 Owen Farrell, 23 Liam Williams.

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