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Lions seal convincing win over Maori All Blacks in wet conditions

Leigh Halfpenny
Maori All Blacks v British and Irish Lions
Maori All Blacks (10) 10
Tries: Messam Cons: McKenzie Pens: McKenzie
British and Irish Lions (15) 32
Tries: Penalty try, Itoje Cons: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 6

The British and Irish Lions gained a confidence-boosting win as their power told against the Maori All Blacks in wet conditions at Rotorua International Stadium.

Leigh Halfpenny kicked them into a half-time lead with Liam Messam scoring for the hosts.

The Lions’ forwards dominated the second half and scored with a penalty try from the scrum.

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