Eight Irish players will travel to South Africa this summer with a 37-strong British and Irish Lions squad.

Jack Conan and Bundee Aki are two unexpected inclusions, while the Leinster duo Johnny Sexton and James Ryan are left out Conan in the 21 strikers include Tadhg Beirne, Tadhg Furlong, Iain Henderson and Andrew Porter.

Aki in the 16 back includes his partner in the Irish center, Robbie Henshaw, and Conor Murray, the will be on his third Lions tour.

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