Sun 8 Aug 2021 | 05:08

British and Irish Lions tour by the numbers

British and Irish Lions tour by the numbers
Sun 8 Aug 2021 | 05:08
British and Irish Lions tour by the numbers
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POST-SERIES RECAP: The British and Irish Lions won four of five warm-up matches, but lost the Test series one-two on a tour of South Africa – which finished this weekend.

July 3

At Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Lions (SA) 14 B&I Lions 56

July 7

At Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Sharks 7 B&I Lions 54

July 10

At Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Sharks 31 B&I Lions 71

July 14

At Cape Town Stadium
South Africa ‘A’ 17 B&I Lions 13

July 17

At Cape Town Stadium
Stormers 3 B&I Lions 49

July 24

At Cape Town Stadium
South Africa 17 B&I Lions 22

July 31

At Cape Town Stadium
South Africa 27 B&I Lions 9

August 7

At Cape Town Stadium
South Africa 19 B&I Lions 16

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B&I Lions scorers

Tries: Josh Adams (seven), Duhan van der Merwe (four), Louis Rees-Zammit (three), Tadhg Beirne, Jack Conan, Luke Cowan-Dickie, Jamie George, Anthony Watson (two each), Bundee Aki, Adam Beard, Tom Curry, Elliot Daly, Gareth Davies, Zander Fagerson, Chris Harris, Jonny Hill, Wyn Jones, Ken Owens, Ali Price, Sam Simmonds, Hamish Watson (one each)

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Conversions: Owen Farrell (12), Dan Biggar (nine), Marcus Smith (seven), Finn Russell (five)

Penalties: Biggar (seven), Farrell, Russell (three each)

Lions’ Test series in South Africa

1891: Won 3-0
1896: Won 3-1
1903: Lost 0-1
1910: Lost 1-2
1924: Lost 1-3
1938: Lost 1-2
1955: Drew 2-all
1962: Lost 0-3
1968: Lost 0-3
1974: Won 3-0
1980: Lost 1-3
1997: Won 2-1
2009: Lost 1-2
2021: Lost 1-2

* Picture credit: Orton Media Photo

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