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South Africa 9 British & Irish Lions 28

South Africa 9 British & Irish Lions 28

Published: Saturday 4 July 2009

Coca Cola Park (Ellis Park) – Johannesburg
Date:4 July 2009 – Kick Off 3pm (2pm BST)
UK Television: Sky Sports 1 & HD1
Weather: Sunny, Max 15 degrees

South Africa 28 British & Irish Lions 25

South Africa 28 British & Irish Lions 25

Published: Saturday 27 June 2009

South Africa won the second test against the British & Irish Lions to clinch a series win avenging the series defeat to the Lions in 1997 and inflicting a third series defeat in a row on the Lions.

Emerging Boks 13 British & Irish Lions 13

Emerging Boks 13 British & Irish Lions 13

Published: Tuesday 23 June 2009

The period after the interval was not much better with a tactically poor kicking game gifting ball to the Emerging Boks who duly ran it straight back at the Lions.

South Africa 26 British & Irish Lions 21

South Africa 26 British & Irish Lions 21

Published: Saturday 20 June 2009

The British & Irish Lions nearly pulled off one of the greatest sporting comebacks of all time, but fell just short at the final whistle.

Southern Kings 8 British & Irish Lions 20

Southern Kings 8 British & Irish Lions 20

Published: Tuesday 16 June 2009

It was the final warm up match for the British & Irish Lions ahead of the first test on Saturday and the Southern Kings proved to be no push over.

Western Province 23 British & Irish Lions 26

Western Province 23 British & Irish Lions 26

Published: Saturday 13 June 2009

Another win for the Lions, but only just. A last ditch penalty excellently taken by replacement James Hook was needed to ensure the Lions retained their 100% win rate going into the all important final week before the first Test.

Natal Sharks 3 British & Irish Lions 39

Natal Sharks 3 British & Irish Lions 39

Published: Wednesday 10 June 2009

The Lions scored a record win over the Natal Sharks in Durban this evening, but the critics have the knives out and don’t seem as impressed as we do with the performance.

Cheetahs 24 British & Irish Lions 26

Published: Saturday 6 June 2009

Well, that was a bit of a close call! After the Lions laid down a marker mid week against the Golden Lions, the Cheetahs tore into the British & Irish Lions and gave them an almighty scare with a missed drop goal the difference between a win for the Lions and a massive upset courtesy of the unfancied South African side.

Golden Lions 10 British & Irish Lions 74

Published: Wednesday 3 June 2009

The British & Irish Lions provided the perfect riposte to the game on Saturday by emphatically winning the game against a Golden Lions side that was stronger than the weekend’s opening opposition.

Royal XV 25 British & Irish Lions 37

Published: Saturday 30 May 2009

The Lions stuttered to a rather flattering 37 points to 25 win over the Royal XV at Rustenburg this afternoon.

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