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New Zealand
11 - 8
British & Irish Lions
15th August 1959
Athletic Park
British & Irish Lions Tour
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
18/7/59NZ18 - 17Lions
29/7/50NZ11 - 8Lions
1/7/50NZ6 - 3Lions
Captain
New Zealand
Wilson James Whineray
DOB10th Jul 1935
Caps1
Points0
Debut18th July 1959
Top overall performers in this fixture
Frank Mitchinson5 Tries
Allan Hewson46 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played13
Wins10
Losses1
Draws2
Average Pts Per Game14
Biggest Win29 - 0
Heaviest Defeat3 - 6
Champions0
New Zealand 11 - 8 British & Irish Lions
Saturday 15th August 1959
Athletic Park, Wellington   Att: 53,000
Referee: Cecil Gillies
Head to head
Overall Stats
Played13
Wins10
Losses1
Draws2
Tries37
Conversions12
Penalties11
Drop Goals3
Points178
Avg. Age80
Overall Stats
Played13
Wins1
Losses10
Draws2
Tries16
Conversions8
Penalties6
Drop Goals0
Points82
Avg. Age79
 
Last 3 Matches
DateHome
Away
11/8/59Manawatu/Horowhenua6 - 26Lions
8/8/59Taranaki3 - 15Lions
5/8/59Wanganui6 - 9Lions
Captain
Ronnie Dawson
Alfred Ronald Dawson
DOB5th Jun 1932
Caps12
Points6
Debut23rd May 1959
Top overall performers in this fixture
Carl Aarvold3 Tries
Gavin Hastings38 Points
Tournament Record
Overall Stats
Played335
Wins243
Losses72
Draws20
Average Pts Per Game15
Biggest Win71 - 3
Heaviest Defeat0 - 29
Champions0
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