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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published: Saturday 9 July 2005
With all the events of the last few days dominating everyone’s thoughts, trudging up to Eden Park last night for an effectively meaningless test match just failed to stir the passions as much as the previous weeks matches.