Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour – British & Irish Squad Revealed

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Alternative Software and Home Entertainment Suppliers has confirmed the line-up of the 2013 British & Irish Lions squad in Rugby Challenge 2: The Lions Tour. The new rugby videogame, coming soon will feature all of the 37-strong team about to kick off its tour with the first match in Hong Kong against The Barbarians.

Whilst the Lions are battling away down under, each game can also be played at home too, with gamers being able to select from the entire licensed Lions squad, to help them maul their way to the top.

The final Lions squad consists of;

Full-backs: L Halfpenny (Cardiff Blues and Wales), S Hogg (Glasgow and Scotland), R Kearney (Leinster and Ireland).

Wings: T Bowe (Ulster and Ireland), A Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues and Wales), S Maitland (Glasgow and Scotland), G North (Scarlets and Wales).

Centres: J Davies (Scarlets and Wales), B O’Driscoll (Leinster and Ireland), J Roberts (Cardiff Blues and Wales), M Tuilagi (Leicester and England).

Fly-halves: O Farrell (Saracens and England), J Sexton (Leinster and Ireland).

Scrum-halves: C Murray (Munster and Ireland), M Phillips (Bayonne and Wales), B Youngs (Leicester and England).

Props: D Cole (Leicester and England), C Healy (Leinster and Ireland), G Jenkins (Toulon and Wales), A Jones (Ospreys and Wales), M Stevens (Saracens and England), M Vunipola (Saracens and England).

Hookers: D Hartley (Northampton and England), R Hibbard (Ospreys and Wales), T Youngs (Leicester and England).

Second-row: I Evans (Ospreys and Wales), R Gray (Sale and Scotland), A Wyn Jones (Ospreys and Wales), P O’Connell (Munster and Ireland), G Parling (Leicester and England).

Back-row: T Croft (Leicester and England), T Faletau (Newport Gwent Dragons and Wales), J Heaslip (Leinster and Ireland), D Lydiate (Newport Gwent Dragons and Wales), S O’Brien (Leinster and Ireland), J Tipuric (Ospreys and Wales), S Warburton (capt, Cardiff Blues and Wales).

The Rugby Challenge series will return this year with licenses for over 110 teams and 50 stadia, refined and extended gameplay, revamped commentary and more customisation options than ever before.

We’ll keep you updated closer to release.

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