Who won the 2013 Lions tour of Australia?

Who won the 2013 Lions tour of Australia?

British & Irish Lions
The first test was won by the Lions 23–21, the second by Australia 16–15, and the final test by the Lions 41–16. The victory was the Lions’ first test series win since defeating South Africa in 1997….

2013 British & Irish Lions tour to Australia
Australia 3 2 0 1

What was the score in the first Lions test?

Former British and Irish Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll said the 22-17 win over South Africa in the first Test was the “ultimate game of two halves”. Trailing 12-3 at the break, the Lions recovered through the boot of Dan Biggar, before Owen Farrell kicked the winning penalty.

Who won Lions 2013?

The British and Irish Lions took a major step towards a first series victory in 16 years with a pulsating opening-Test win over Australia in Brisbane.

Did the Lions beat Australia?

The British and Irish Lions ended a 16-year wait for a series win with a stunning second-half demolition of Australia in a pulsating decider in Sydney. Leading 19-10 at half-time via an early Alex Corbisiero try and four Leigh Halfpenny penalties, the Lions roared to victory with three scores inside 12 minutes.

When did the Lions last tour Australia?

The Tour to Australia in 2013 was a memorable journey across one of the most beautiful countries in the world and was a crowning glory for head coach Warren Gatland. This was the Lions’ first Tour to Australia since 2001 and under the captaincy of Sam Warburton, they got off to a winning start in Brisbane.

Who is Lion man of the match?

On the field, Itoje was front and centre for the Lions as they fought back from being 12-3 down at half-time to beat South Africa 22-17 in the first Test of the three-match series against the Rugby World Cup holders, earning the man-of-the-match accolade.

Who is the Lions number 8?

Mervyn Davies (Wales) Both tours resulted in series victories for the Lions, with Davies playing a starring role from the back of the scrum as he revealed himself as the outstanding number eight of his, and arguably any, generation.

Who was man of the match in the Lions game?

Man of the match – Makazole Mapimpi Wing Makazole Mapimpi scored the try that put South Africa out of England’s reach in the 2019 World Cup final and he did the same against the Lions, holding his nerve to perform when it counted most.

Who coached the Lions in 2013?

Jim Schwartz
The 2013 Detroit Lions season was the franchise’s 84th season in the National Football League, their 80th as the Detroit Lions, as well as the fifth and final under head coach Jim Schwartz, who was fired on December 30….

2013 Detroit Lions season
Head coach Jim Schwartz
Home field Ford Field
Record 7–9

Why did Conor Murray get a yellow card?

“We’ve got 14 coming in, he takes the player dangerously, who has won the space in the air. “He makes contact dangerously and he [Murray] falls on his back. So it’s going to be a yellow card.”

Who scored Lions 2021 first?

Josh Adams
The Lions won the first test 22–17 on 24 July, but South Africa won the second test 27–9 a week later before winning the third test 19–16 with a late penalty on 7 August….

2021 British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa
Lions’ top try scorer(s) Josh Adams (8)
Player of the Series Maro Itoje
← New Zealand 2017

Who is the most successful Lions coach?

Wayne Fontes is the all-time leader in games coached and wins, and Clark leads all coaches in winning percentage with . 679 (with at least one full season coached). John Karcis is statistically the worst coach the Lions have had as he never won a game.

When did Lions last win first Test?

The final test was won by the Lions in what was a record win, winning 41–16 to earn their first series win since 1997 and their first over Australia since 1989. Following his winning tour of Australia in 2013, Warren Gatland was reappointed as Lions Head Coach for the tour to New Zealand in June and July 2017.