The two best sides in the world, overseen by the two best coaches in the world – should we really be that surprised that the series finished in a draw?

The British & Irish Lions deserved to win the second test in Wellington, because they scored two tries to none. It is not their fault Sonny Boy Williams was ordered off and the All Blacks played with 14 men for most of the match.

If he comes off the bench this weekend, IRANZ Graduate Aaron Cruden will play his 50th and likely final test match for the All Blacks against the British and Irish Lions.

Ahead of the first test between the All Blacks and the touring British and Irish Lions, there was no complacency anywhere in, “the land of the long white cloud”.

Maybe Kieran Read should get injured more often.

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