The Blues are seen as having weak forwards, god only knows what will happen when they meet a side with good forwards.
Poor poor backs selection in taking a number of players who are good players, but out of form. Warrenball is not working, people have worked him out and the non-Welsh players don’t seem to be playing for him.
This is the tour where Itoje will be found out, as he has been protected at Saffas and England. B&IL should have taken Launchbury, he is the sort of player that will get traction in NZ and make them think. The second rows should be Launch and Kruis.
My starting Lions would be;
I would have taken Wade on tour mind, as he is an unknown in the southern hemi.