June 5 down the years
The Lions thrash Wellington
Barry John in action for the Lions in 1971 © Hulton Archive
"When we had the ball we made the most of it and eventually it came our way," captain Ross Ford said. "It was phenomenal. Australia are a great team and to win away from home is fantastic."
"Here is the line-up I believe will take to the field on Saturday, let the abuse commence." Tom Hamilton has a punt at the Lions' starting XV for the first Test in his latest Tour Diary
"At full-time I could not see the field for people dancing in front of me." Tom Hamilton reflects on the Lions' defeat at the hands of the Brumbies in Canberra
To coincide with the Lions' tour of Australia, and in association with Dove Men+Care, we are asking you to vote for the greatest Lions moments of the professional era
"He's full of empathy...he calms the water...he's the Brumbies' saviour," was how a taxi driver in Canberra described Jake White." Tom Hamilton files his latest Tour Diary