Lions 2013: Lions Run Riot Over Combined Country

by Brendan Bradford in Newcastle - It was a long night for the Combined New South Wales-Queensland Country side as a merciless British & Irish Lions outfit ran rampant in a 10-try, 64-0 victory at Hunter Stadium in Newcastle on Tuesday. Any disappointment Country fullback Nathan Trist was feeling after the heavy loss though, was overshadowed by an immense pride in the fact that he’d just participated in a once in a lifetime event – and he wouldn’t trade it for anything. “It’s an absolute honour to represent where I come from in Kiama in any game, but to do it in this game is just unbelievable,” he said. “I can look back at a few highlights in my career but that’s a game I’ll treasure forever.” Made up primarily of part-timers and a few professionals, the Country side was always going to struggle against the might of the Lions,
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