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Gatland picks 15 Welshmen for Australia tour

Gatland picks 15 Welshmen for Australia tour

Sam Warburton

Wales' Sam Warburton will lead the British and Irish Lions on their 2013 tour to Australia.

 

He is among 15 Wales players picked by Lions head coach Warren Gatland.

 

Warburton is joined by backs Leigh Halfpenny, Alex Cuthbert, George North, Jonathan Davies, Jamie Roberts and Mike Phillips.

 

The forwards are Gethin Jenkins, Adam Jones, Richard Hibbard, Ian Evans, Alun Wyn Jones, Toby Faletau, Dan Lydiate and Justin Tipuric.

 

Warburton is the first Welshman to be named tour captain since fly-half legend Phil Bennett, who led the 1977 party to New Zealand.

 

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