Jason Robinson picks BOD as captain in starting British & Irish Lions XV

first_imgFriday Apr 19, 2013 Jason Robinson picks BOD as captain in starting British & Irish Lions XV With the British & Irish Lions squad announcement less than two weeks away, on 30th April, HSBC Ambassador and Lions legend Jason Robinson has now selected his starting XV for the Test series against the Wallabies.The former dual-code international was impressed by what he saw in the Six Nations, subsequently naming a side that features eight Welsh internationals, and an all Welsh backrow.He’s gone with Leigh Halpenny as a starter, but on the wing rather than fullback, opting for Ireland’s Rob Kearney instead. In the midfield he’s gone with what could be a lethal partnership, as he’s named Manu Tuilagi and Brian O’Driscoll, with the latter as squad captain.If you’re wondering about the scenery, Robinson was speaking from the HSBC Rugby Festival Doha.JASON ROBINSON’S 2013 BRITISH & IRISH LIONS STARTING XVBACKSFORWARDS15 Rob Kearney (Ireland)14 Leigh Halfpenny (Wales)13 Brian O’Driscoll (Ireland) ©12 Manu Tuilagi (England)11 George North (Wales)10 Jonathan Sexton (Ireland)9 Mike Phillips (Wales)1 Cian Healy (Ireland)2 Rory Best (Ireland)3 Adam Jones (Wales)4 Joe Launchbury (England)5 Alun-Wyn Jones (Wales)6 Sam Warburton (Wales)7 Justin Tipuric (Wales)8 Toby Faletau (Wales)As the tour approaches, what do you think of the team he has selected?ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error British & Irish Lions 2013 Related Articles 235 WEEKS AGO Warren Gatland confirms British & Irish Lions… 399 WEEKS AGO Brian O’Driscoll’s incredible skill at training… 413 WEEKS AGO Montage of Amazing Lions Test series in Australia,… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items With A Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more