Skip to main contentAccess keys helpA-Z index

[an error occurred while processing this directive]
watch listen BBC Sport BBC Sport
Low graphics|Help
---------------
CHOOSE A SPORT
RELATED BBC SITES
Last Updated: Saturday, 25 June 2005, 08:45 GMT 09:45 UK
NZ v Lions photos

Brian O'Driscoll

The Lions suffer the worst possible start to the match as captain Brian O'Driscoll is stretchered off in the second minute

Paul O'Connell

Matters get even worse for the tourists when Paul O'Connell is sin-binned for taking out an All Black from an offside position

Neil Back

The Lions struggle to impose any presence on the game and NZ are soon 6-0 up thanks to two penalties

Daniel Carter

In steadily worsening weather conditions, New Zealand stamp their authority on the game and are 11-0 up after 25 mins

Josh Lewsey

Despite Paul O'Connell's return from the sin bin, the tourists struggle to find any form and end the half on the back foot

Doug Howlett

All Black winger Doug Howlett slips past Gareth Thomas as his side contine to pile on the pressure in the second half

Stand-in captain Martin Corry

Stand-in captain Martin Corry attempts to rally his players after a poor start but the Lions seem unable to step up a gear

Freezing fans

Devoted Lions fans are forced to watch poor rugby in atrocious weather conditions as freezing rain sleets down

Sitiveni Sivivatu

New Zealand show they are the stronger side with some breathtaking rugby - Sitiveni Sivivatu scoring the second try

All Blacks celebrate

The All Blacks justly celebrate an outstanding start to the series leaving the Lions to ponder where it all went wrong

Jonny Wilkinson

The sorry Lions have no answer to the All Blacks commanding superiority and eventually slump to a 21-3 defeat



RELATED BBC LINKS:

RELATED INTERNET LINKS:
The BBC is not responsible for the content of external internet sites

BBC PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Daily and weekly e-mails | Mobiles | Desktop Tools | News Feeds | Interactive Television | Downloads
Sport Homepage | Football | Cricket | Rugby Union | Rugby League | Tennis | Golf | Motorsport | Boxing | Athletics | Snooker | Horse Racing | Cycling | Disability Sport | Olympics 2012 | Sport Relief | Other Sport...

Help | Privacy & Cookies Policy | News sources | About the BBC | Contact us