Woodward announces team to play Bay of Plenty

British & Irish Lions head coach Sir Clive Woodward has named his side to play Bay of Plenty: [more]

Lions Australia Tour 2013

British & Irish Lions head coach Sir Clive Woodward has named his side to play Bay of Plenty:

15 LEWSEY Josh (London Wasps, England)
14 CUETO Mark (Sale Sharks, England)
13 O’DRISCOLL Brian (Leinster, Ireland) CAPTAIN
12 HENSON Gavin (Neath Swansea Ospreys, Wales)
11 SHANKLIN Tom (Cardiff Blues, Wales)
10 O’GARA Ronan (Munster, Ireland)
9 PEEL Dwayne (Llanelli Scarlets, Wales)
1 JENKINS Gethin (Cardiff Blues, Wales)
2 BULLOCH Gordon (Glasgow, Scotland)
3 STEVENS Matt (Bath, England)
4 O’CONNELL Paul (Munster, Ireland)
5 KAY Ben (Leicester Tigers, England)
6 HILL Richard (Saracens, England)
7 WILLIAMS Martyn (Cardiff Blues, Wales)
8 DALLAGLIO Lawrence (London Wasps, England) VICE CAPTAIN

Replacements:
16 THOMPSON Steve (Northampton Saints, England)
17 SHERIDAN Andy (Sales Sharks, England)
18 O’KELLY Malcolm (Leinster, Ireland)
19 CORRY Martin (Leicester Tigers, England)
20 DAWSON Matt (London Wasps, England)
21 HODGSON Charlie (Sale Sharks, England)
22 D’ARCY Gordon (Leinster, Ireland)

Woodward said: "There is a huge sense of excitement and anticipation now that our first game in New Zealand is so close.

"Because it is the first game, Bay of Plenty will want to give us a tough match, and we have selected strong side who will give us a good start to the tour."

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