Official British and Irish Lions Touring Squad For Tour of South Africa 2009

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Official British and Irish Lions Touring Squad For Tour of South Africa 2009

Following on from our last blog article in which we chose our own British and Irish Lions Squad, the official Lions squad for this years tour to South Africa has now been announced as follows:

Backs: Lee Byrne, Rob Kearney, Shane Williams, Lee Halfpenny, Ugo Monye, Luke Fitzgerald, Tommy Bowe, Tom Shanklin, Jamie Roberts, Brian O’Driscoll, Keith Earls, Riki Flutey, Ronan O’Gara, Stephen Jones, Mike Phillips, Harry Ellis, Tomas O’Leary.

Forwards: Jamie Heaslip, Andy Powell, David Wallace, Stephen Ferris, Alan Quinlan, Joe Worsley, Martyn Williams, Alun-Wyn Jones, Paul O’Connell, Donncha O’Callaghan, Simon Shaw, Nathan Hines, Gethin Jenkins, Adam Jones, Andrew Sheridan, Phil Vickery, Euan Murray, Jerry Flannery, Lee Mears, Matthew Rees.

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2 Responses to Official British and Irish Lions Touring Squad For Tour of South Africa 2009

  1. rob says:

    My Lions starting XV:

    Lee Byrne (WAL) Fullback
    Leigh Halfpenny (WAL) Wing
    Luke Fitzgerald (IRE) Wing
    Riki Flutey (ENG) Centre
    Brian O’Driscoll (IRE) Centre
    Ronan O’Gara (IRE) Fly half
    Mike Phillips (WAL) Scrum half
    Andy Powell (WAL) Back row
    Martyn Williams (WAL) Back row
    Stephen Ferris (IRE) Back row
    Alun Wyn Jones (WAL) Second row
    Paul O’Connell (IRE) Second row
    Andrew Sheridan (ENG) Front row
    Phil Vickery (ENG) Front row
    Jerry Flannery (IRE) Front row

    PS there’s a Lions starting XV prediction comp at http://www.fantastar.com/fantasylions

  2. Max says:

    my starting xv:

    Backs:
    Lee byrne- full back
    Tommy Bowe- wing
    Luke fitzgerald- wing
    Jamie roberts- centre
    Brian O’driscol- centre
    Stephen Jones- fly half
    Harry Ellis- scrum half

    Forwards:
    Jamie heaslip- number 8
    Stephen Ferris- flanker
    Joe worsely- flanker
    Paul O’Connell- lock
    Nathan Hines- lock
    Gethin Jenkins- prop
    Jerry Flannery- hooker
    Euan Murray- prop

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