Lions Match Day v Combined Country / Game 4 – 11th in a series since 1888: Oz 2013

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It’s match day and you can follow all the stats live as The British & Irish Lions take on Combined Country. Game 4 of The Tour takes place at 7.40pm local time – 10.40am UK & Irish time. Stats here – Also, you can watch our special preview here –

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“The 11th of June has been one of the most popular days for the British & Irish Lions to play on down the years and today’s game in Newcastle against the Combined Country XV will be the 11th fixture played on this date.

In fact, on this very day the inaugural captain, Robert Seddon, was preparing his team to face Sydney Juniors at the Association Cricket Ground – their cfourth game on Aussie soil.
11 June, 1888 – Association Cricket Ground, Sydney
Sydney Juniors 0 British & Irish Lions 11
HT: 0-9 Att: 300
Sydney Juniors: Wilson; Seymour, Finn, Foster, Lyons; R Cameron, Street; McPherson, L Scott, A Scott, Fraser, Clarkson, Hartley, McCallum, Griffin
British & Irish Lions: T Haslam; J Anderton, A Stoddart, H Speakman, W Bumby; J Nolan, R Seddon [capt]; C Mathers, H Eagles, R Burnet, S Williams, T Kent, A Stuart, W Thomas, A Laing
Scorers: Try – J Anderton, H Speakman, W Bumby, S Williams; Conversion – J Anderton…… for the full story CLICK HERE

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