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Lions beat All Blacks in Wellington

July 2, 2017

The British and Irish Lions have beaten the All Blacks 24-21 in Wellington to keep their 2017 series alive.

In a riveting match punctuated by penalties and the referee’s cards, Lions second five eight Owen Farrell snatched a 76th minute penalty to square the test series.

The key moment in the game came in the 24th minute when Sonny Bill Williams was sent off for a dangerous no-arm shoulder charge on Lions wing Anthony Watson.

Williams becomes just the third All Black player to be sent off in a Test match, and the first since Colin Meads in 1967.

The match was locked up at 9-all at half time with all the scoring in the first half came from the boot, with Beauden Barrett and Farrell trading penalties.

Barrett added three more unanswered penalties in the second half before the Lions struck back with two fantastic tries.

The Lions now head to Eden Park next week, hoping to repeat their success and become the second Lions team to secure a series victory against All Blacks.

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1

All blacks wouldn't have lost if they had Savea. Kick out Dagg

2

wish all black would win

3

Unlucky ABs, maybe next time

4

Wow I want to be a teacher one day aswell

5

Unlucky ABs, maybe next time boys.

6

unlucky

7

Sorry all blacks that you guys lost on the game on satuday but you guys still the best at rugby. Also sorry about sonny bill willam the dangerous takel that you did but you still my biggest fan.

8

I feel sorry for sonny bill but i am a lions fan and this was a great game because we won