Lions 2013: Hong Kong to Brisbane with Former Lion, Craig Chalmers

by Paul Cook in Sydney - The 2013 British & Irish Lions tour reached it’s climax on Saturday with a comprehensive 41-16 victory sealing the Lions first series win since 1997. Around 35,000 travelling fans celebrated the triumph as the final whistle brought down the curtain on a tour that was 12 years in the making but only five short weeks in existence. Starting – controversially – in the sweltering concrete jungle of Hong Kong, the tour has traversed its way across this great Australian land, taking in six cities and nine more matches, pulling in record numbers at both the stadiums themselves and also on television. The ARU have already hailed it a success, it having easily met their projected budget and then some, wh
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