Lions tour: Tour Diary

Rieko Ioane touches down against the Lions.
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Rieko Ioane touches down against the Lions.

QUOTE OF THE DAY
"I always find it amusing when people tell us they are going to beat us up in the tight five,"
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said after watching his forwards dominate the Lions.

VIEW FROM THE NORTH
"We had been told to expect 'Warrenball' at Eden Park. We just weren't prepared to see it adopted by the hosts. "The All Blacks - masters of attacking, expansive rugby - reverted to route-one footy to overpower the British and Irish Lions 30-15 in an at times brutal first test," Sam Bruce of ESPN writes.

BET OF THE DAY
The Hurricanes ought to test the Lions more than the Chiefs did. A Lions win on Tuesday night by 12 & under is available at $2.95.

Chat live with Mark Reason about the Lions tour from midday on Tuesdays and Fridays.

LOOK OUT FOR
The Lions Warren Gatland plays against the Hurricanes
and which ones gives themselves a shout of playing in the tests.

MAN OF THE MOMENT
Rieko Ioane.
Two tries on his first All Blacks start after being preferred to Julian Savea, and chief tormentor of the Lions again.

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