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Lions seal convincing win over Maori All Blacks in wet conditions

Lions seal convincing win over Maori All Blacks in wet conditions

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Maori All Blacks v British and Irish LionsMaori All Blacks (10) 10Tries: Messam Cons: McKenzie Pens: McKenzieBritish and Irish Lions (15) 32Tries: Penalty try, Itoje Cons: Halfpenny Pens: Halfpenny 6The 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.Maro Itoje then drove over four minutes later as they eased to comfortable win.Relive the Lions' victory in RotoruaWarren Gatland's side came into the game with two wins from four games, following Wednesday's 23-22 defeat by the Highlanders.That made this a mu...