Best Lions Tries

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Best Lions Tries

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Love the lions. Been so many great tours in my rugby watching lifetime.

The great Welsh a inspired lions teams were before my time, first tour I really followed was the Aus 2001 tour. Remember having early(11 a.m.) boozy lunches to watch the games live...clearly remember drico doing this to one of the best Centre partnerships ever:

https://youtu.be/c2gy0sfFOFA

But this one from the recent NZ tour is my favourite. Just has everything, key involvements from players from england, Wales and Ireland. Liam Williams dummy and Reid's reaction to it. Daly's slow and go and SoB's run. Seeing him pelt full tilt as soon as the break was made :thumbup: . He was a serious player in his prime:

https://youtu.be/jlDyUlTEwvI
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That George North solo classic in 2013 was a good un:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L46Uzudj4Ds
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eldanielfire wrote:That George North solo classic in 2013 was a good un:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L46Uzudj4Ds
Only ruined by that stupid pointing.
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Think this try was the moment O'Driscoll stopped being a big deal in Irish rugby and became a big deal in world rugby:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2gy0sfFOFA
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Jaque Fourie smashing the lions defence: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1d1Ef921es
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Gerald Davies, 2nd test 1971; long build up from the 21:00 minute mark:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXIUzt-Avm0
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diarm wrote:Think this try was the moment O'Driscoll stopped being a big deal in Irish rugby and became a big deal in world rugby:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2gy0sfFOFA
Remarkable effort and IIRC his only Lions test try?
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Rory Underwood, 2nd test 1993; from 1:09:00 in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41v3hsgX3x8
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Phil Bennett, 2nd test 1974; from 05:40 in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4pcLeDVBaEs
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Was in the stands at Eden Park, 1st test, when O’Brien finished off a length of the field try in the 35 th minute. Think the move was started by Williams at fullback in their own 22. Everyone in the ground that night stood to applause. It was a glorious try. The Lions were well beaten that night but that try was the most memorable play of the whole tour. Miss the Lions supporters. We could really do with another tour like that right now :(
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