British and Irish Lions series triumph: Twitter reaction

The Lions celebrate series victory over Australia on July 6, 2013
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Sports Mole takes a look at the reaction on Twitter following the Lions' historic series win in Australia.

The British and Irish Lions clinched a first series win since 1997 on Saturday as they beat Australia 41-16 in the third and final Test in Sydney.

Following the victory, a number of figures from the world of rugby voiced their delight on social networking site Twitter.

Read the reaction below:

"Amazing game in every way - Gatland's selections totally justified, thought they would win but just, but they totally blew Australia away!"
Former Lions coach Sir Clive Woodward

"Amazing performance well done the BRITISH and IRISH Lions. Great for NH Rugby."
Former Wales international Jonathan Davies

"What a result!! Boys on fire."
Injured Lions prop Gethin Jenkins

"Congratulations to the British and Irish Lions - on their 2013 tour series victory over Australia - thoroughly deserved."
Former Lions hooker Brian Moore

"Nothing but total pride pours through my veins! LIONS, LIONS, LIONS."
Former Lions scrum-half Matt Dawson

"I did think Gatland had picked a Route 1 team. Worried it was not enough. Never had an issue with 10 Welsh. How wrong was I ? Thank god!"
Former Lions centre Will Carling

"What a great lions win....gatland was brave....Wales can be proud.....Leigh world player of the year!?"
Former Lions scrum-half Kyran Bracken

"Monumental performance from the #lions I didn't see that coming!! Great teams have big stars halfpenney best back and corbisero been immense"
Former Lions scrum-half Austin Healey

"That #lions performance has made me want to run through a brick wall. Not with my knees though..."
Bath prop Duncan Bell

"Amazing scenes!!"
England fly-half Danny Cipriani

The Lions celebrate series victory over Australia on July 6, 2013
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