Result: Lions ease past Western Force
Result: Lions ease past Western Force
The British and Irish Lions win their first tour match in Australia with a 69-17 victory over Western Force in Perth.
The Match
Match Report
The British and Irish Lions win their first tour match in Australia with a 69-17 victory over Western Force in Perth.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole brings you live coverage from Perth as the British and Irish Lions take on the Western Force on their tour of Australia.
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Build-up
England coaches Andy Farrell and Graham Rowntree on February 4, 2012
Graham Rowntree: 'Western Force team not weak'
Graham Rowntree says that named Western Force team is not weak, ahead of their clash with the British and Irish Lions.
Jun 5, 07:22
Graham Rowntree during a press conference at Carton House on May 21, 2013
Graham Rowntree: 'British and Irish Lions will avoid silliness'
Graham Rowntree wants the British and Irish Lions to keep their cool against a physical Western Force team on Wednesday.
Jun 5, 07:00
Leicester Tigers' Tom Croft during a Leicester Tigers Media day on May 21, 2013
Tom Croft desperate to take British and Irish Lions chance
Tom Croft says that he is eager to make the most of his opportunity for the British and Irish Lions in order to feature again on the tour.
Jun 5, 06:13
Sir Clive Woodward
Sir Clive Woodward: Western Force team "unacceptable"
Former British and Irish Lions coach Sir Clive Woodward brands the decision by Western Force to field a weakened team against the tourists "disgraceful".
Jun 5, 01:47
Leicester Tigers' Tom Croft during a Leicester Tigers Media day on May 21, 2013
Tom Croft: British and Irish Lions selection a "dream come true"
Tom Croft says that being chosen for the British and Irish Lions' tour of Australia was a "dream come true".
Jun 4, 22:21
Western Force head coach Michael Foley on February 8, 2003
Western Force recruit six Test players for British and Irish Lions clash
Western Force head coach Michael Foley names six Test players in his squad to face the British and Irish Lions on Wednesday.
Jun 4, 06:52
Lions' Manu Tuilagi trains on June 3, 2013
Manu Tuilagi honoured to partner Brian O'Driscoll for Lions
Manu Tuilagi says that it is an honour to be picked for the British and Irish Lions and to play alongside Brian O'Driscoll.
Jun 4, 06:25
British and Irish lions player Brian O'Driscoll tries to break through a tackle from South Africa's Adi Jacobs on June 27, 2009
Brian O'Driscoll relishing Manu Tuilagi partnership
Brian O'Driscoll says that he is looking forward to linking up with Manu Tuilagi in the centre for the British and Irish Lions.
Jun 4, 06:14
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland on the pitch before the match against the Barbarians on June 1, 2013
Warren Gatland: 'British and Irish Lions can improve'
Warren Gatland wants the British and Irish Lions to reach their full potential against Western Force on Wednesday.
Jun 3, 08:03
British and Irish lions player Brian O'Driscoll tries to break through a tackle from South Africa's Adi Jacobs on June 27, 2009
Brian O'Driscoll to captain British and Irish Lions
Brian O'Driscoll will captain the British and Irish Lions against Western Force on Wednesday.
Jun 3, 06:43