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British & Irish Lions Beat Barbarians in Rugby Tour Warmup Match

June 01, 2013

The British and Irish Lions beat the Barbarians 59-8 in Hong Kong in a tuneup for their nine-match rugby tour of Australia.

The game was the first in Asia for the Lions, a team of players from the U.K. and Ireland that tours Australia, New Zealand or South Africa every four years. The Lions travel to Perth tomorrow ahead of their Australia opener against the Western Force Super Rugby team on June 5.

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