18th Aug, 2017

Wasps star Elliot Daly gets the not for British & Irish Lions squad ahead of New Zealand tour

RUGBY UNION: WASPS centre Elliot Daly is one of 16 England players named in the 41-man squad for the British and Irish Lions squad to tour New Zealand this summer.

The 24-year-old has been selected by coach Warren Gatland for the tour from June 3-July 8 which will feature three test matches against the All Blacks.

Gatland has named 16 England players, 12 from Wales , 11 from Ireland two from Scotland in his squad, with Sam Warburton set to captain the team.

Gatland said: “The competition for places makes us excited heading to New Zealand. We’ve got the depth and quality to handle the opposition we face.”

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