All Blacks and British and Irish Lions play out a 15-15 draw

Owen Farrell kicked a penalty in the 77th minute which drew the Lions level at 15-15. The match ended controversially when the All Blacks were awarded what might have been a series-winning penalty only to see the decision overturned.

By: AP | Auckland | Published:July 8, 2017 5:47 pm
New Zealand, British and Irish Lions, Owen Farrell, All-blacks, rugby news, sports news, indian express New Zealand’s Kieran Read and Lions’ Sam Warburton with the trophy after the match. (Source: Reuters)

New Zealand and the British and Irish Lions played out a 15-15 draw in the third test on Saturday, with a compelling three-test series ending in a bitter stalemate.

New Zealand won the first test 30-15, the Lions won the second 24-21 and Saturday’s finale was everything that had been expected pulsing with incident until the final deadlock left home fans in stunned silence.

Owen Farrell kicked a penalty in the 77th minute which drew the Lions level at 15-15. The match ended controversially when the All Blacks were awarded what might have been a series-winning penalty only to see the decision overturned.

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