The Lions tour for the 2021 tour to South Africa has been announced and there’s some big calls in there including Irish rugby captain Johnathan Sexton not making the cut and England back-row player Sam Simmonds making the cut.
Eight Irish Lions in this year’s squad
🦁 Conor Murray
🦁 Robbie Henshaw
🦁 Bundee Aki
🦁 Tadhg Furlong
🦁 Andrew Porter
🦁 Tadhg Beirne
🦁 Iain Henderson
🦁 Jack Conan
— The42.ie Rugby (@rugby_ie) May 6, 2021
We can’t wait for the summer, the tour of South Africa where the Lions will play all the Super rugby sides and take on the Springboks in a three test match. July/August is going to be excellent.