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2009 Lions: Squad & results

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Backs: Lee Byrne, Rob Kearney, Shane Williams, Leigh Halfpenny, Ugo Monye, Luke Fitzgerald, Tommy Bowe, Tom Shanklin, Jamie Roberts, Brian O'Driscoll, Keith Earls, Riki Flutey, Ronan O'Gara, Stephen Jones, James Hook (injury replacement before start of tour), Mike Phillips, Harry Ellis, Tomas O'Leary (injured before start of tour), Mike Blair (injury replacement before start of tour)

Forwards: Gethin Jenkins, Adam Jones, Andrew Sheridan, Phil Vickery, Euan Murray, John Hayes (injury replacement), Tim Payne (injury replacement), Jerry Flannery (injured before start of tour), Lee Mears, Matthew Rees, Ross Ford (injury replacement before start of tour), Paul O'Connell (capt), Alun Wyn Jones, Donncha O'Callaghan, Nathan Hines, Simon Shaw, David Wallace, Stephen Ferris, Alan Quinlan (banned before start of tour), Joe Worsley, Martyn Williams, Jamie Heaslip, Andy Powell, Tom Croft (replacement before start of tour), Ryan Jones (flew to South Africa as a replacement, but immediately flew home because of an existing head injury)

Management: Ian McGeechan (head coach), Warren Gatland (forwards coach), Rob Howley (backs coach), Shaun Edwards (defence coach), Graham Rowntree (scrum coach), Neil Jenkins (kicking coach)

Results:

30 May:

Royal XV 25-37 Lions

Royal Bafokeng, Rustenburg

3 June:

Golden Lions 10-74 Lions

Ellis Park, Johannesburg

6 June:

Cheetahs 24-26 Lions

Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein

10 June:

Sharks 3-39 Lions

ABSA Park, Durban

13 June:

Western Province 23-26 Lions

Newlands, Cape Town

16 June:

Southern Kings 8-20 Lions

Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth

20 June:

South Africa 26-21 Lions(first Test)

ABSA Park, Durban

23 June:

Emerging Springboks 13-13 Lions

Newlands, Cape Town

27 June:

South Africa 28-25 Lions (second Test)

Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

4 July:

South Africa 9-28 Lions(third Test)

Ellis Park, Johannesburg



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see also
History of the Lions
02 May 08 |  Rugby Union
History of the Lions: South Africa 2009
11 Jul 09 |  Rugby Union
Mighty Boks: South African rugby
01 Oct 08 |  Rugby Union
Lions history in pictures
21 May 09 |  Rugby Union
Scrum V's rugby history
11 Aug 07 |  Welsh


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