Watch: Jared Payne Reacts To His Shock British & Irish Lions Inclusion
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Who saw this coming?
Jared Payne was the biggest shock inclusion when Warren Gatland named his 41-man British & Irish Lions squad this afternoon.
The Ulster and Ireland star has only recently returned to full fitness and has been rarely mentioned in recent weeks when it comes to selection.
— British&Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) April 19, 2017
Payne however knows a lot about New Zealand rugby, being a native that has a lot of Super Rugby experience.
He’s also able to play across the backline and brings excellent defensive leadership qualities to the squad. Check out his reaction to being picked below.