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Five of our region's players picked for Lions Tour

The five players from the West Country picked for the Lions Tour 2017. Photo: PA Images

Five players from across our region made the Lions 2017 tour selection, announced today.

Bath's Jonathan Joseph, Taulupe Faletau and Anthony Watson were picked.

But in a shock move Bath teammate George Ford was not chosen.

Bath Rugby player Taulupe Faletau is picked for Lions Tour 2017. Credit: PA Images
Bath's Jonathan Joseph makes the Lions squad. Credit: PA Images
Anthony Watson usually plays for Bath, but has made the Lions squad. Credit: PA Images

Meanwhile, Gloucester's Ross Moriarty and Exeter's Jack Nowell also made the squad.

Gloucester Rubgy player Ross Moriarty is picked for the Lions Tour 2017. Credit: PA Images
Exeter Chief's Jack Nowell makes the squad. Credit: PA Images

The Lions Tour 2017 of New Zealand will take place between 3 June and 8 July.