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In 1971 the British Lions toured New Zealand, also playing two matches in Australia. Despite losing the first match to Queensland the tour was a great success, the Lions winning the test series against the All Blacks. They are still the only Lions side to have won a test series in New Zealand. The side was captained by John Dawes, coached by Carwyn James and managed by Doug Smith. Jump to: navigation, search 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... The official 2005 Lions logo The British and Irish Lions (formerly British Isles and then the British Lions; commonly the Lions) is a Rugby Union side comprising a pick of the best players from the four Home nation unions, i. ... All Blacks The All Blacks are the national rugby union representative team of New Zealand. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Carwyn James (1929–1983) won two Welsh international Rugby Union caps but is most famous for his coaching achievements for both Llanelli and the British and Irish Lions. ...

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Squad

Backs

At senior lever, London Welsh has played rugby in England since 1885 when it was originally formed. ... John Peter Rhys Williams, born 1949-03-02 in Cardiff, and known universally as JPR Williams, played rugby for Wales between 1969 and 1981. ... Cardiff Rugby Football Club The self professed Worlds Greatest Rugby Club. History Cardiff RFC was founded 1876, playing their first game against Newport. ... London Scottish Football Club is a Rugby Union team in England. ... Gerald Davies, CBE is one of the acknowledged giants of Welsh rugby, playing for the side between 1966 and 1978. ... David Duckham (born June 28, 1946) was an English rugby union player who won 36 caps between 1969 and 1976. ... Coventry Rugby Football Club is a rugby union club in the town of Coventry, England. ... John Spencer can refer to different people: John Spencer is an American actor in series such as L.A. Law and The West Wing. ... West of Scotland Rugby Football Club are a Scottish Rugby Union club from Milngavie, just outside Glasgow. ... Mike Gibson (born 3 December 1942 in Belfast) is a former Irish international rugby union player. ... Jump to: navigation, search Barry John (born 6 January 1945 in Cefneithin, Wales) is considered by many experts to be the greatest fly-half in Rugby Union history. ... Gareth Edwards, born 12 July 1947 in Pontardawe, Wales, is a former Welsh rugby union scrum half, considered by many to be the greatest player in the history of the game. ... RAY CHICO HOPKINS was born on the 8th of July 1946 in Maesteg Wales. ...

Forwards

Bristol Rugby are the first class rugby club in Bristol, England. ... Ian McLauchlan is a Scottish Rugby union footballer. ... Sandy Carmichael (born February 2, 1944 in Glasgow) was a loosehead prop forward who played for the West of Scotland R.F.C. and earned 50 caps in the Scotland national rugby union team from 1967 to 1978. ... West of Scotland Rugby Football Club are a Scottish Rugby Union club from Milngavie, just outside Glasgow. ... Gordon Brown (1 November 1947 - 19 March 2001) was a hugely popular and much-loved Scottish international rugby union footballer with a fine sense of humour who played lock forward for West of Scotland, the Scotland national rugby union team and the British Lions. ... Willie John McBride, MBE is an Irish rugby player. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | Sports stubs ... Llanelli Rugby Football Club is a Welsh rugby union team founded in 1872. ... Derek Leslie Quinnell (born 1949 in Llanelli), won 23 rugby union caps for Wales both as a lock-forward and as a No. ... John Taylor (born July 21, 1946 in Watford, Hertfordshire) was a Welsh rugby union player. ... Mervyn Davies (Born 1946, Swansea)is a former Welsh Rugby player. ...

Results

Lions 11-15 Queensland
Lions 14-12 New South Wales
Lions 25-3 Counties/Thames Valley
Lions 22-9 King Country/Wanganui
Lions 35-14 Waikato
Lions 23-12 N.Z. Maoris
Lions 47-9 Wellington
Lions 25-6 S. Canterbury/ N Otago
Lions 21-9 Otago
Lions 39-6 West Coast/Buller
Lions 14-3 Canterbury
Lions 31-12 M'borough/Nelson
Lions 9-3 New Zealand (Dunedin)
Lions 25-3 Southland
Lions 14-9 Taranaki
Lions 27-6 N.Z. Universities
Lions 12-22 New Zealand (Christchurch)
Lions 27-6 Waiarapa/Bush
Lions 25-6 Hawkes Bay
Lions 18-12 Poverty Bay/East Coast
Lions 19-12 Auckland
Lions 13-3 New Zealand (Wellington)
Lions 39-6 Manawatu/Horowhenua
Lions 11-5 North Auckland
Lions 20-14 Bay of Plenty
Lions 14-14 New Zealand (Auckland)

References

J.B.G. Thomas (1971) The roaring Lions (Pelham Books)


External links

  • http://www.lions-tour.com/history/australianewzealand1971.asp

 
 

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