Lions vs. Highlanders: Social reaction

Tue, Jun 13, 2017, Posted by   print

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The British & Irish Lions hold a 50 percent winning record almost halfway through their tour of New Zealand after a 23-22 loss to the Highlanders on Tuesday.

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Warren Gatland’s side were more efficient on attack scoring three tries — their most on tour to date — but ill-discipline and defensive frailties saw the Lions suffer their second defeat.

It was a brilliant result for the Highlanders — who were without All Blacks stars Aaron and Ben Smith, while several members of their starting pack are in camp with New Zealand Maori.

Yes @Highlanders you bloody beauties!!!!! Get the

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