British & Irish Lions predicted XV to face New Zealand Provinvial Barbarians Wed, May 31, 2017
Express Sport predicts who will start for the British & Irish Lions in their first tour match against a New Zealand Provincial Barbarians side on Saturday
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Who will start for the British & Irish Lions during their first tour match?
The Lions landed in Auckland during the early hours of Wednesday morning, with head coach Gatland set to name his first starting XV at 8pm this evening.
Several members of the squad only finished their domestic campaigns last weekend, meaning bodies will need to be rotated in order to avoid fatigue and injury.
With some players having been in the Lions camp for two weeks already, the freshest tourists are set to be handed the first chance to represent the home nations.
Scroll through the gallery above to see how we expect the Lions XV to line up against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians on Saturday at the Toll Stadium, Whangarei.