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Brian O'Driscoll Dropped From Lions Squad

Brian O'Driscoll Dropped From Lions Squad
By PJ Browne
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Brian O'Driscoll Dropped From Lions Squad

There have been numerous major changes made to the Lions team to face Australia in the final test in Sydney on Saturday. Both Brian O'Driscoll and Jamie Heaslip have been dropped from the match day squad completely and replaced by Jamie Roberts and Toby Faletau respectively in the starting XV.

Sean O'Brien does come into the back row though and Tommy Bowe retains his place on the wing.

In the front row, the fit again Alex Corbisiero and Richard Hibbard come in instead of Mako Vunipola and Tom Youngs.

Starting scrum-half for the 2nd test, Ben Youngs is dropped from the squad with Mike Phillips starting and Conor Murray on the bench.

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Alun Wyn Jones will captain the team in place of the injured Sam Warburton.

There are 10 Welsh players in the starting team.

 

 

 

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