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Leaked Image Suggests Sam Warburton Has Been Named Lions Captain

A leaked image has hinted that Sam Warburton has been named as the British and Irish Lions for the tour of New Zealand.

There has been massive speculation over who Warren Gatland will name as his captain for the forthcoming tour, with Dylan Hartley, Rory Best and Alun Wyn Jones all named as potential picks.

From the leaked image shown here, it suggests the New Zealand native is sticking with his captain of four years ago, when he led the Lions to a famous 2-1 series victory over Australia.

Despite being currently sidelined with a knee ligament injury, the former Wales captain looks set to return in plenty time for the tour and if this image is anything to go by, will take his place as captain once more for the trip to New Zealand.

The full squad for the tour is set to be announced at midday on Wednesday, with rumours continuing to swirl over who will make the 37-man squad and who will get left behind.

Hat tip to Donald McCrorie for this timely scoop.

Gary Brennan, Pundit Arena

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