Saturday 19 August 2017

All Blacks v Lions as it happened: New Zealand cruise to deserved win

Rieko Ioane of the All Blacks goes over to score his team's second try during the first test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park: Phil Walter/Getty Images
Rieko Ioane of the All Blacks goes over to score his team's second try during the first test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park: Phil Walter/Getty Images
Sean O'Brien of the British & Irish Lions goes over to score his side's first try during the First Test match between New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
24 June 2017; Conor Murray of the British & Irish Lions makes a break during the First Test match between New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile
Elliot Daly of the British & Irish Lions is tackled by Israel Dagg of New Zealand
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland during the first test of the 2017 British and Irish Lions tour at Eden Park, Auckland: David Davies/PA Wire.
Rugby Union - New Zealand All Blacks v British and Irish Lions - Lions Tour - Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand - June 24, 2017. Lions' Peter O'Mahony drops the Lions mascot as he takes to the field before the match. REUTERS/Nigel Marple
Lions fans wait for the match to start
A general view of Eden Park prior to the First Test match between New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions
Kevin Palmer

Kevin Palmer

All the talking has stopped and it's time for the action to kick off on the pitch. The Lions face the mighty All Blacks in the first test in Eden Park and you can follow it live here.

 

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