British & Irish Lions Tour: Is Sam Warburton set to be Lion King?
William Hill rate the Wales Captain, Sam Warburton, as their 13/8 favourite to be named as the Captain of the British & Irish Lions, with former captains Brian O'Driscoll 9/4 second favourite and Paul O'Connell 3/1.
"The fact that we have Sam Warburton as favourite, when there is likely to be two former Captains in the side, proves how good we think he is," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
Who Will Be Appointed Captain For The 2013 British Lions?: 13/8 Sam Warburton, 9/4 Brian O'Driscoll, 3/1 Paul O'Connell, 14/1 Jamie Roberts, 20/1 Jamie Heaslip, 20/1 Stephen Ferris, 20/1 Jonny Wilkinson, 20/1 Dylan Hartley, 20/1 Mike Phillips, 33/1 Sean O'Brien, 33/1 Mike Tindall, 33/1 Tom Wood, 33/1 Dan Lydiate, 33/1 Mathew Rees, 50/1 Chris Ashton, 50/1 Tom Croft, 50/1 Lewis Moody, 50/1 Alastair Kellock, 50/1 James Haskell, 50/1 James Hook, 50/1 Gethin Jenkins, 50/1 Adam Jones, 50/1 Rory Lawson....others on request