British Lions

British Lions
British Li|ons, the
the Rugby Union team, chosen from players from England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland to play in international matches

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • 1980 British Lions tour to South Africa — In 1980 the British Lions rugby union team toured South Africa. The tour was not a success in terms of international results, the Lions losing the first three tests before salvaging some pride with a win in the fourth. The team did however win… …   Wikipedia

  • 1904 British Lions tour to Australia and New Zealand — The 1904 British Isles tour to New Zealand and Australia was the sixth tour by a British Isles team and the fourth to New Zealand and Australia. It is retrospectively classed as one of the British Lions tours, as the Lions naming convention was… …   Wikipedia

  • 1924 British Lions tour to South Africa — The 1924 British Isles tour to South Africa was the tenth tour by a British Isles team and the fifth to South Africa. The tour is retrospectively classed as one of the British Lions tours, as the Lions naming convention was not adopted until 1950 …   Wikipedia

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