As always, the announcement of Lions squad has sparked debate across the rugby world.

A strong looking squad was announced by John Spencer, but many feel it could be stronger.

England, expectantly, have the most players with 16, followed by this year’s fifth placed side in the Six Nations, Wales with 12. Ireland who will be represented by 11 players and finally the incredibly unfortunate Scots only have two players on the tour.

A large number of talking points have come out of the announcement and they have given plenty of room for discussion.

Let’s take a look at the main ones:

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