Who won the Lions Tour 2001?

Who won the Lions Tour 2001?


2001 British & Irish Lions tour to Australia
Date 8 June – 14 July
Coach(es) Graham Henry
Tour captain(s) Martin Johnson
Test series winners Australia (2–1)

How many British and Irish Lions have there been?

835 players
As of 26 June 2017, 835 players have made an appearance for the British and Irish Lions, a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national sides of England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Who was the first British and Irish Lion?

Bill Beaumont
1980 Bill Beaumont (Lion #548, England) v South Africa Current World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont became the first Englishman to captain the British & Irish Lions since Douglas Prentice 1930 when he led the Tour to South Africa in 1980, with the hosts claiming a 3-1 victory overall.

Who is the most capped British and Irish Lion?

British & Irish Lions

Captain(s) Alun Wyn Jones (2021)
Most caps Willie John McBride (17)
Top scorer Gavin Hastings (69)
Most tries Tony O’Reilly (6)
First match

How many English tours do the Lions have?

Lions squad 2021 in full: The 38-man British & Irish team to tour South Africa.

Who won 1997 Lions tour?

1997 British Lions tour to South Africa
Coach(es) Ian McGeechan Jim Telfer
Tour captain(s) Martin Johnson
Test series winners British Lions (2–1)
Top test point scorer(s) Neil Jenkins (41)

Who is the youngest ever Lions player?

The honour for the youngest player to be selected for the team goes to Irish rugby legend Tony O’Reilly, who made 10 Test appearances for the side, scoring 10 tries. O’Reilly played rugby for Old Belvedere and Leicester while a student and made his international debut at age 18 as a centre against France in 1955.

Who owns the British and Irish Lions?

The Mike Burton Group Limited
Lions Rugby Travel Limited is a joint venture company owned by British Lions Designated Activity Company and The Mike Burton Group Limited, registered in Ireland with company number 488318 with its registered office at First Floor, Simmonscourt House, Simmonscourt Road, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Who do the British Lions play in 2021?

The World’s Greatest, Tour.

Date Match Location
17/07/2021 DHL Stormers v British & Irish Lions Cape Town
24/07/2021 Springboks v British & Irish Lions – – 1st Test Cape Town
31/07/2021 Springboks v British & Irish Lions – 2nd Test Johannesburg
07/08/2021 Springboks v British & Irish Lions – 3rd Test Johannesburg