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How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

by Palma Moffatt (2020-05-01)


Tһe Bгіtish and Irish Lions will sһoгtly embark on thеir 12th trіp to New Zealand.

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Here, we look at their record in New Zealand.

The 1971 Lions squad are the only ones to win a Test series in New Zealand

1904
The teams first meeting resulted in victory for Cloud Software development New Zealand in Wellington.

1908
The Lions lost 2-0, with one game drawn.

Tony Novis' score against the @AllBlacks in 1930 is one of the first Lions tries we have video of! #nationalsportingheritageday

🎥 from TVNZ pic.twitter.com/U91mhVEE0O

- British&Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) September 30, 2016 1930
It was another miserable experience for the Lions, losing the series 3-1.

1950
No victories for the Lions this time around, as they suffered three defeats and claimed one draw.

1959
New Zealand secured a 3-1 series triumph.

1966
The Lions first series whitewash against New Zealand - a 4-0 drubbing.

Our latest Classic Match revisits the famous 1971 Tour against the @AllBlacks website #LionsNZ2017 pic.twitter.com/fjPgJpACJo

- British&Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) May 14, 2017 1971
The Carwyn James-coached Lions made history, claiming the series 2-1 and drawing one Test.

1977
Normal service resumed as the Lions lost the Test series 3-1.

1983
A second whitewash in New Zealand, with the All Blacks cruising home 4-0.

1993
A hard-fought series ended with the Lions losing the Tests 2-1.

Can the 2017 Lions go one better than the 1993 tour to New Zealand? #LionsNZ2017 website pic.twitter.com/M1rG9cbdtZ

- British&Irish Lions (@lionsofficial) August 3, 2015 2005
A 3-0 drubbing in New Zealand as Clive Woodwards Lions were mauled.

Lions record against New Zealand
Played: 38

Won: 6

Drawn: 3

Lost: 29