Lions coach Gatland poised to make decision on Alun Wyn Jones

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Lions coach Gatland poised to make decision on Alun Wyn Jones

Selectors have picked a strong SA A side to take on touring British Lions on Wednesday

Nick Said and Mark Gleeson

The British and Irish Lions will make a decision on whether Wales lock Alun Wyn Jones will re-join the squad in SA in the next 24 hours after coach Warren Gatland described his recovery from a dislocated shoulder as “remarkable”.

Jones has been training with Wales in the last few days as he tries to prove his fitness after the injury sustained in the 28-10 victory over Japan in Edinburgh last month.

At the time he was withdrawn from the tour having been given no chance of making the three Tests against the Springboks that start on July 24, with Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray taking over the captaincy...

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