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1983 British Lions tour to New Zealand

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Lions - All Blacks 1983

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British and Irish Lions Best Tries, Punch Ups and Plays!

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In 1983 the British and Irish Lions toured New Zealand for the first time since 1977. The Lions went down to a 4–0 whitewash for only the second time in history – the previous was also inflicted by the All Blacks on the 1966 Lions. Overall the Lions played eighteen matches, winning twelve and losing six. In addition to their four test defeats they also lost to the Auckland and Canterbury provincial unions.
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