Ronan Kelleher has joined the British and Irish Lions squad as cover as they get set to begin a week of training in Jersey.

The 23-year-old has come into the group with Jamie George still in action with the Scarlets.

A total of 26 players have assembled to begin preparations game versus Japan on 26 June.

Kelleher has 11 Irish caps and enjoyed a good season with Leinster.

Lions head coach Warren Gatland said: "I'm delighted to welcome Ronan to train with the squad this week while we wait for Jamie George to complete his domestic season with Saracens next weekend."

Backs (12):

  • Josh Adams (Cardiff Rugby, Wales)
  • Bundee Aki (Connacht Rugby, Ireland)
  • Dan Biggar (Northampton Saints, Wales)
  • Gareth Davies (Scarlets, Wales)
  • Chris Harris (Gloucester Rugby, Scotland)
  • Robbie Henshaw (Leinster Rugby, Ireland)
  • Conor Murray (Munster Rugby, Ireland)
  • Ali Price (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland)
  • Louis Rees-Zammit (Gloucester Rugby, Wales)
  • Duhan van der Merwe (Edinburgh Rugby, Scotland)
  • Anthony Watson (Bath Rugby, England)
  • Liam Williams (Scarlets, Wales)

Forwards (14):

  • Tadhg Beirne (Munster Rugby, Ireland)
  • Jack Conan (Leinster Rugby, Ireland)
  • Zander Fagerson (Glasgow Warriors, Scotland)
  • Taulupe Faletau (Bath Rugby, Wales)
  • Tadhg Furlong (Leinster Rugby, Ireland)
  • Iain Henderson (Ulster Rugby, Ireland)
  • Alun Wyn Jones (Ospreys, Wales)
  • Wyn Jones (Scarlets, Wales)
  • Ronan Kelleher (Leinster Rugby, Ireland)
  • Courtney Lawes (Northampton Saints, England)
  • Ken Owens (Scarlets, Wales)
  • Rory Sutherland (Edinburgh Rugby, Scotland)
  • Justin Tipuric (Ospreys, Wales)
  • Hamish Watson (Edinburgh Rugby, Scotland)