:: Willie John McBride’s 1974 Lions hold the record for most points – 79 – in a Test series, which they achieved during four games against South Africa.
:: Legendary Irish lock McBride, with 17, has made more Lions Test appearances than any other player.
:: Neil Jenkins’ 41 points against South Africa in the 1997 three-Test series is a Lions individual record.
:: On three occasions, the Lions have scored 10 tries in a Test series – Australia (1904), South Africa (1955) and South Africa (1974).
:: Welshmen Willie Llewellyn (Australia, 1904) and JJ Williams (South Africa, 1974) both scored a record four tries in a Lions Test series.
:: The Lions’ 31-0 victory over Australia in 1966 is their record Test match win.
:: Three players have scored a record 18 points for the Lions in one Test match – Tony Ward (South Africa, 1980), Gavin Hastings (New Zealand, 1993) and Jonny Wilkinson (Australia, 2001).
:: Gavin Hastings has scored more points for the Lions in Test matches than any other player, collecting 66 between 1989 and 1993.
:: Tony O’Reilly has scored more tries for the Lions in Tests than anyone else, with six from 1955 to 1959.
:: No Lions player has scored three tries in a Test match. The record of two is jointly held by eight players, including JJ Williams and Malcolm Price, who achieved the feat twice.