Rugby - Delve set to face Lions

Wales international Gareth Delve will captain the Melbourne Rebels in Tuesday's tour game against the British and Irish Lions.

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Rugby - Delve set to face Lions

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Gareth Delve has played for both Bath and Gloucester during his career

Former Bath and Gloucester back-row forward Delve leads a side that also includes Australia international scrum-half Luke Burgess.

The Rebels are without Kurtley Beale, James O'Connor and Nick Phipps, who are all in the Wallabies camp preparing for next Saturday's second Test against the Lions in Melbourne.

Team: J Woodward; T English, M Inman, R Sidey, L Mitchell; B Hegarty, L Burgess; N Henderson, G Robinson, L Weeks, C Neville, H Pyle, J Saffy, S Fuglistaller, G Delve (capt).

Replacements: P Leafa, C Ah Nau, P Alo-Emile, L Jones, J Reid, N Stirzaker, A Roberts, C Vuna.

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