Leigh Halfpenny scored 30 points as the British and Irish Lions beat the New South Wales Waratahs 47-17 in their next-to-last game before taking on Australia in a three-match rugby series. The touring team today drafted former Wales winger Shane Williams for its final tuneup.
The British and Irish Lions picked Simon Zebo to make his debut and named his Ireland teammate Jonathan Sexton at fly-half for the combined rugby team’s fifth tour game against the New South Wales Waratahs in two days.
The British and Irish Lions routed an understrength Western Force 69-17 in the first of five games in Australia before facing the Wallabies in a Test series. Prop Cian Healy may leave the tour after he was cited for allegedly biting an opponent and also got injured.