British & Irish Lions squad predictions - our experts pick the back row to take to New Zealand

Telegraph Sport
The Telegraph

With Warren Gatland due to announce his 37-man squad for the British & Irish Lions tour to New Zealand on April 19, Telegraph Sport rugby writers Gavin Mairs, Julian Bennetts, Giles Mole and Charlie Morgan put themselves in Gatland and his coaching staff's shoes and select who they think will be on the plane to defeat the All Blacks.

This video was recorded before news broke of Sam Warburton's injury which puts his Lions participation in doubt.

Find out who our writers picked as the second row here.

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