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Lions vs Emirates Lions, 2021 Tour: live score and latest updates



a group of football players on a field: Lions captain Stuart Hogg on the charge at Ellis Park - PA


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Lions captain Stuart Hogg on the charge at Ellis Park – PA

  • British and Irish Lions’ first game in South Africa since 2009
  • Tourists won same fixture 74-10 in 2009

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05:26 PM

64 mins – Sigma Lions 14-35 British and Irish Lions    

Good run by Daly but then the Sigma Lions win a penalty. Glimpse there of what Vunipola offers in the loose with a nice delayed pull-back pass. Sigma Lions clear upfield.

Possible dangerous clearout being reviewed here by Simmonds. Looks as though Van der Berg went beyond the horizontal. Only a penalty.

05:25 PM

62 mins – Sigma Lions 14-35 British and Irish Lions   

Fagerson on for his Lions debut, replacing Sinckler, and Vunipola as well for Jones. Daly’s also on, playing at 13, replacing Russell. Davies on too for Price.

Penalty to the British and Irish Lions at the scrum! They’ll put that into touch on the Sigma Lions’ 22.

05:23 PM

Slick from Finn

05:22 PM

60 mins – Sigma Lions 14-35 British and Irish Lions  

Grubber from the Sigma Lions picked up by Adams, back to Russell who tries a touchfinder but overcooks it into touch. Sigma Lions get a lineout in the tourists’ half but it goes wrong and the tourists try to counter… but knock on.

05:21 PM

58 mins – Sigma Lions 14-35 British and Irish Lions 

Nice run by Itoje this time of the visitors’ 22. Back for a penalty. Sigma Lions go for an interception but miss, nice run by Watson before he spills the ball forward.

Simmonds on for his Lions debut, replacing Faletau.

05:18 PM

TRY ADAMS! Sigma…

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