Warren Gatland names his British and Irish Lions squad ahead of training camp in Jersey

Owen Farrell, Maro Itoje and Alun Wyn Jones are all in the Lions squad Credit: PA

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has named his 37-man squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa.

The players will head to Jersey next month for a 10 day pre-tour training camp.

Welsh captain Alun Wyn Jones will skipper the Lions for the tour to South Africa.

Warren Gatland admitted picking his squad was incredibly difficult.

The British Lions squad in full:

Backs: Josh Adams, Bundee Aki, Dan Biggar, Elliot Daly, Gareth Davies, Owen Farrell, Chris Harris, Robbie Henshaw, Stuart Hogg, Conor Murray, Ali Price, Louis Rees-Zammit, Finn Russell, Duhan van der Merwe, Anthony Watson, Liam Williams.

Forwards: Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Luke Cowan Dickie, Tom Curry, Zander Fagerson, Taulupe Faletau, Tadhg Furlong, Jamie George, Iain Henderson, Jonny Hill, Maro Itoje, Alun Wyn Jones, Wyn Jones, Courtney Lawes, Ken Owens, Andrew Porter, Sam Simmonds, Rory Sutherland, Justin Tipuric, Mako Vunipola, Hamish Watson.