Price selected for second test

Price selected for second test

​Glasgow Warriors scrum-half Ali Price is in line to earn his second Test cap for the British and Irish Lions this weekend, after being named on the bench for the second test against South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday evening.

Price who played a key role in the tourists 22-17 victory over South Africa in the first Test in Cape Town will earn his second Test cap off the bench if called upon by Warren Gatland.

The 29-year-old played 65-minutes on Saturday and put out a strong account of himself kicking and passing well.

The scrum-half is one of five Scots named by Gatland and his coaching team, with Duhan van der Merwe, Rory Sutherland, Chris Harris and, former Warrior, Stuart Hogg joining Price in the matchday 23.

The match is live on Sky Sports, with commentary also available on Talksport.

SOUTH AFRICA v THE BRITISH & IRISH LIONS

Saturday 31 July 2021

Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town

Kick-off: 5pm (BST)

15. Stuart Hogg (Exeter Chiefs, Scotland) #783

14. Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, England) #816

13. Chris Harris (Gloucester Rugby, Scotland) #844

12. Robbie Henshaw (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) #824

11. Duhan van der Merwe (Worcester Warriors, Scotland) #841

10. Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints, Wales) #821

9. Conor Murray (Munster Rugby, Ireland) #790

1. Mako Vunipola (Saracens, England) #787

2. Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs, England) #851

3. Tadhg Furlong (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) #818

4. Maro Itoje (Saracens, England) #825

5. Alun Wyn Jones – captain (Ospreys, Wales) #761

6. Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, England) #826

7. Tom Curry (Sale Sharks, England) #853

8. Jack Conan (Leinster Rugby, Ireland) #839

Replacements:

16. Ken Owens (Scarlets, Wales) #829

17. Rory Sutherland (Worcester Warriors, Scotland) #840

18. Kyle Sinckler (Bristol Bears, England) #814

19. Tadhg Beirne (Munster Rugby, Ireland) #838

20. Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby, Wales) #779

21. Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland) #843

22. Owen Farrell (Saracens, England) #780

23. Elliot Daly (Saracens, England) #822

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