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North to don red Lions jersey again

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George North has been named in the starting line-up for the British and Irish Lions as they face the Crusaders on Saturday.

With the Lions first loss in New Zealand coming in the form of The Blues yesterday, an experienced squad has been selected for the Crusaders challenge, with nine of the starting 15, including North, featuring in the 2013 tour.

North and Lions will take to the pitch Saturday morning, live on Sky Sports for an 8.35am kick-off (BST).

LIONS TEAM TO TAKE ON THE CRUSADERS
Saturday, June 10th, 2017
AMI Stadium
Kick-off 8.35am (BST)
15 Stuart Hogg (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland) 
14 George North (Northampton Saints, Wales) 
13 Jonathan Davies (Scarlets, Wales) 
12 Ben Te’o (Worcester Warriors, England) 
11 Liam Williams (Scarlets, Wales) 
10 Owen Farrell (Saracens, England) 
9 Conor Murray (Munster, Ireland) 
1 Mako Vunipola (Saracens, England) 
2 Jamie George  (Saracens, England) 
3 Tadhg Furlong (Leinster, Ireland) 
4 Alun Wyn Jones (capt, Ospreys, Wales) 
5 George Kruis (Saracens, England) 
6 Peter O’Mahony (Munster, Ireland) 
7 Sean O’Brien (Leinster, Ireland) 
8 Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby, Wales) 

16 Ken Owens (Scarlets, Wales) 
17 Jack McGrath (Leinster, Ireland) 
18 Dan Cole (Leicester Tigers, England)
19 Maro Itoje (Saracens, England) 
20 CJ Stander (Munster, Ireland) 
21 Rhys Webb (Ospreys, Wales) 
22 Johnny Sexton (Leinster, Ireland) 
23 Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, England)