Lions 2013: Agony For Wallabies As Lions End Drought In Style

by Paul Cook in Sydney - After sixteen years of heartache, the British & Irish Lions have finally broken their series drought - and in fine style - with a comprehensive 41-16 defeat of Australia in the deciding test here in Sydney. A game that was predicted to go to the wire in the same fashion of it’s two heavyweight predecessors was broken open in the first half by a lightning start from the tourists. They led 19-3 by the 25th minute but the Wallabies rallied and a try from James O’Connor on the stroke of half-time followed by two Christian LeaIi’ifano penalties in the opening five minutes after the break made it a 3pt ball game. But just as the hosts appeared to have hauled their way back from the abyss, the Lions kicked again, three tries in a dazzling 12 minutes spell bre
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