When did the British Lions beat the All Blacks?
1993 – New Zealand 30-13 Lions The Lions impressively won the second Test 20-7, Rory Underwood with a memorable try, and led the decider 10-0 only for the All Blacks to hit back in style for a 30-13 success after tries from Frank Bunce, Sean Fitzpatrick and Jon Preston.
Why are the British Lions called Lions?
Where did the Lions name come from? During the 1924 South Africa tour, the players arrived wearing ties with a lion motif, plucked from the UK royal coat of arms where it represents Scotland. Journalists started calling the players “the Lions” after their ties. The name stuck.
How many times have the British Lions played in the UK?
The British & Irish Lions have made three official non-tour appearances, all of which have been on home soil. Teams styled as “the Lions” have turned out on three additional occasions, two on home soil and one in France.
How many times did Sam Warburton captain the Lions?
In April 2013, he was named the Lions’ captain for the 2013 tour to Australia, and was also named as captain for the 2017 tour to New Zealand. Warburton held the record for the most Wales caps as captain (49) until surpassed by Alun Wyn Jones….Sam Warburton.
|Weight||15 st 8 lb (99 kg)|
|School||Whitchurch High School|
|Rugby union career|
How many times have the Lions beaten South Africa?
The two teams have played 49 matches; South Africa have won 25 times to the Lions’ 18, with the remaining six matches finishing as draws.
When did the British Lions became the British and Irish Lions?
…the British Lions (now the British and Irish Lions) between 1951 and 1958. In 1952 he led Wales to the Five Nations (now the Six Nations) Championship in his first full season with the national team. He also played a pivotal role in the famous Welsh victory over New Zealand…