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Watch: Lions Vs All Blacks Third Test Highlights

Watch: Lions Vs All Blacks Third Test Highlights

The third Test between the Lions and the All Blacks finished in a 15-15 draw at Eden Park in Auckland.

The result means that the series also finishes in a draw, an outcome which saw the unusual spectacle of All Blacks captain Kieran Read and Lions captain Sam Warburton lifting the trophy together.

Scoring was opened in the game after 15 minutes when Ngani Laumape, who was making his first start for the All Blacks, crashed over the line. It came after Jordie Barrett had tapped down a cross kick from his brother Beauden to Laumape.

It was a game which saw several gilt-edged opportunities missed by the All Blacks. Despite dominance, they would only take a 12-6 lead into half-time.

Owen Farrell kicked the points for the Lions and Jordie Barrett finished off a brilliant move to score his side's second try.

The second half would open with Elliot Daly landing a monster penalty from inside his own half to bring the Lions to within three points.

Jerome Kaino would be sin-binned after 50 minutes. The Lions only managed three points in that 10-minute period where the All Blacks were down to 14 but it would bring them level at 12-12.

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A Beauden Barrett penalty put the All Blacks ahead 15-12 after 68 minutes. It would start a breathless final period of the game which saw Owen Farrell kick his third penalty of the game to again bring it level.

The Test would finish in controversy as referee Romaine Poite initially gave the All Blacks a penalty from the restart following Farrell's equalising kick. After some consultation with his TMO, the French referee instead gave the All Blacks a scrum.

Lions vs All Blacks third Test highlights

Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

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