Former England Centre Will Greenwood names his form Lions XV

Former England Centre Will Greenwood names his form Lions XV

Rugby World Cup winner and three-time British and Irish Lions tourist, Will Greenwood has picked just two Welshman in his British & Irish Lions team to face South Africa.

The former centre picked a team to tackle the Springboks based on form for the Rugby Paper, in his XV he has picked 8 players from England, 2 from Wales, 3 from Scotland and 2 from Ireland.


Greenwood, a Lions tourist in 1997, 2001 and 2005, surprisingly named Hadleigh Parkes to accompany Manu Tuilagi in the midfield and paired Owen Farrell with Scotland's Ali Price.

In the pack, Greenwood has left out Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones with Maro Itoje and James Ryan starting in the second row. Tom Curry, Justin Tipuric and CJ Stander make up the back row with Rory Sutherland, Jamie George and Kyle Sinckler completing the pack.

Greenwood completes his side with Elliot Daly, Jonny May and Stuart Hogg as the outside backs. 


 

WILL GREENWOOD’S LIONS TEAM


 
 
 
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