JJ stars for the Lions
JJ Williams was on the scoresheet for the Lions on this day in 1974 © Getty Images
Centre Stuart Aboott scored the crucial try in a 10-6 win, linking up with wing Tom Voyce to win a close game.
Matteo Barbini crossed for two tries as the Azzurri led 16-10 at the break, but the inexperienced Manawatu side took command early in the second half but were hit by three three tries in quick succession as Italy stretched their lead.
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It's time for those running Welsh rugby to stop trying to prevent its players heading to France and to start planning a future without them, writes Martin Williamson