Simon Zebo called up by British & Irish Lions

by staff

Ireland's Simon Zebo will join the British & Irish Lions as cover for Tommy Bowe on the DHL Australia 2013 Lions Tour.

Zebo will fly from Houston, Texas on Sunday evening and arrive in Sydney on Tuesday morning, meeting up with the squad in Newcastle ahead of the game against Combined Country.

Bowe underwent surgery this morning to stabilise a bone fracture in his hand and his condition will be assessed over the next few days.

Some tickets are still available for the third match of the DHL Australia 2013 Lions Tour - the Lions vs Combined NSW and Queensland Country. To get your tickets CLICK HERE.