Fagerson selected for South Africa A fixture

Fagerson selected for South Africa A fixture

Glasgow Warriors tight-head Zander Fagerson has been named amongst the replacements for Wednesday’s British and Irish Lions match, which will see the tourists take on South Africa A in Cape Town.

It will be Fagerson’s third involvement in a matchday squad on tour to date, having made his first start in the famous red jersey in last Wednesday’s victory over the Sharks.

He will be one of only two Scottish players involved in the midweek clash, with outside centre Chris Harris joining him in the 23 named by Warren Gatland.

The match is live on Sky Sports at 7pm on Wednesday, with Channel Four providing extended highlights through their All4 streaming service. Radio commentary is also available via Talksport.

SOUTH AFRICA A v THE BRITISH & IRISH LIONS

15. Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, England) #816
14. Louis Rees-Zammit (Gloucester Rugby, Wales) #846
13. Chris Harris (Gloucester Rugby, Scotland) #844
12. Bundee Aki (Connacht Rugby, Ireland) #837
11. Josh Adams (Cardiff Rugby, Wales) #836
10. Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints, Wales) #821
9. Conor Murray – captain (Munster Rugby, Ireland) #790

1. Wyn Jones (Scarlets, Wales) #842
2. Ken Owens (Scarlets, Wales) #829
3. Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, England) #814
4. Maro Itoje (Saracens, England) #825
5. Iain Henderson (Ulster Rugby, Ireland) #808
6. Josh Navidi (Cardiff Rugby, Wales) #854
7. Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, England) #853
8 .Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby, Wales) #779

Replacements:

16. Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter, England) #851
17. Mako Vunipola (Saracens, England) #787
18. Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland) #848
19. Adam Beard (Ospreys, Wales) #852
20. Tadhg Beirne (Munster Rugby, Ireland) #838
21. Sam Simmonds (Exeter, England) #849
22. Gareth Davies (Scarlets, Wales) #850
23. Elliot Daly (Saracens, England) #822

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