Friday 18 August 2017

Lions lead at the break

George North scores the first Lions try in Brisbane
George North scores the first Lions try in Brisbane

The British and Irish Lions took a narrow 13-12 lead into the second half of their opening Test against Australia at Suncorp Stadium

George North ran in a stunning solo try while Leigh Halfpenny added the rest of the Lions points.

For Australia, debutant Israel Folau crossed twice in a breathless 40 minutes that was marred by concussions to Christian Leali'ifano and Berrick Barnes.

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