18 Jun 2013

Lions backs in doubt for first test

5:58 am on 18 June 2013

Two outside backs are in doubt for the British and Irish Lions first test agianst Australia on Saturday in Brisbane.

The team's doctor says centre Jamie Roberts is in grave doubt for the match with a hamstring injury, while winger George North continues to make positive progress, also from a hamstring injury, after initially being rated only a 50-50 chance of being fit for the test.