Sexton to start for Lions

first_imgPhoto: © lionsrugby.com Johnny Sexton has been included in the Lions team to play New Zealand in the second test this Saturday.The Leinster man plays at out half with Owen Farrell at inside centre.Tadhg Furlong keeps his place in the front while Sean O’Brien remains in the back row however Peter O’Mahony loses his place in the squad. CJ Stander is among the replacements.The team in full is Liam Williams at full back with Watson and Daly on the wings and Davies and Farrell in the centre.Sexton is paired with Connor Murray in the half backsThe front row is Mako Vunipola, Jamie George and Tadhg Furlong.The second row is Maro Itojeand Alun Wyn Jones while Sam Warburton , Sean O’Brien and Taulupe Faletau complete the back row.Warburton captains the side.The All Blacks side shows two changes, with Waisake Naholo and Anton Lienart-Brown in for the injured Ben Smith and Ryan Crotty.last_img