FREE UK DELIVERY ON ALL ORDERS OVER £50

0

Your Cart is Empty

May 03, 2017

The 2017 British and Irish Lions tour starts exactly one month from today! On Saturday 3rd June, the Lions take on a New Zealand Provincial Barbarians in Whangarei. Here is the team we believe could take to the pitch for the tourists in the opening game.
 
  
The Lions squad don't arrive in New Zealand until the Wednesday before the game, and as the match comes just 7 days after both the Aviva Premiership and Guinness Pro12 finals, we have left out players from the sides we think will be involved in those matches.
 
There are also injury concerns about Ireland scrum-half Conor Murray, who is struggling with a shoulder/neck nerve injury and has been told he must play before the end of the season to guarantee his place on the plane, as well as Welsh second-row Alun Wyn Jones, who is recovering from a shoulder injury, is expected to return for the Ospreys this coming weekend.
 
Regardless of the side Warren Gatland picks, we can't wait for the 2017 tour to finally kick off! 

Related Posts

2018 NatWest Six Nations - Round 2
2018 NatWest Six Nations - Round 2
The 19th edition of the Six Nations Championship kicked off last weekend, and what a weekend of rugby it was! Now to loo
Read More
NatWest 2018 Six Nations Team Announcements - Round 1
NatWest 2018 Six Nations Team Announcements - Round 1
We have put together all the squads announcements into one handy guide, and will keep this page updated as the 6 nations
Read More
Join our 2018 Six Nations ESPN Fantasy League for the chance to win a £100 gift voucher
Join our 2018 Six Nations ESPN Fantasy League for the chance to win a £100 gift voucher
The winner of the First XV Rugbystuff.com Fantasy League on ESPN will win a £100 gift voucher, which can be spent either
Read More

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.

Join The First XV Squad

Buy one, get one half price on all First XV Exclusive Tees - USE DISCOUNT CODE: 2TEE