Andy Irvine of the British Lions evades a tackle by Kevin Eveleigh of the New Zealand All Blacks, during the second rugby test match at Christchurch, New Zealand, 15th July 1977. Also in pursuit of Irvine are Bill Osborne and Lawrie Knight. The British Lions won the match 13-6.

Andy Irvine of the British Lions evades a tackle by Kevin Eveleigh of the New Zealand All Blacks, during the second rugby test match at Christchurch, New Zealand, 15th July 1977. Also in pursuit of Irvine are Bill Osborne and Lawrie Knight. The British Lions won the match 13-6.

Rugby History today 31/05 in 1960: Natal 6-6 New Zealand ✈ All Blacks held at…

Rugby History today 31/05 in 1960: Natal 6-6 New Zealand ✈ All Blacks held at…

All Blacks in the shower after the third test match against the Wallabies at Eden Park in 1982. The four players were Allan Hewson (fullback), who scored what was then a world record number of points in a test (26), Murray Mexted (no. 8 forward), Stu Wilson (centre) and Bernie Fraser (wing).

All Blacks in the shower after the third test match against the Wallabies at Eden Park in 1982. The four players were Allan Hewson (fullback), who scored what was then a world record number of points in a test (26), Murray Mexted (no. 8 forward), Stu Wilson (centre) and Bernie Fraser (wing).

Four of the 1976 ABs

Four of the 1976 ABs

Tane Norton the New Zealand Captain pictured during the Third Test Match between New Zealand and the British Lions on July 9, 1977 in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand won the match 19 - 7.

Tane Norton the New Zealand Captain pictured during the Third Test Match between New Zealand and the British Lions on July 9, 1977 in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand won the match 19 - 7.

The New Zealand All Blacks' lock forward Andy Haden with the ball during the 2nd Test Match against the British Lions held at Athletic Park in Wellington on 18th June 1983. The New Zealand All Blacks won 9-0. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images).

The New Zealand All Blacks' lock forward Andy Haden with the ball during the 2nd Test Match against the British Lions held at Athletic Park in Wellington on 18th June 1983. The New Zealand All Blacks won 9-0. (Photo by Bob Thomas/Getty Images).

Frank Oliver and Andy Haden in a lineout against Wales 1978.

Frank Oliver and Andy Haden in a lineout against Wales 1978.

Tane Norton and Piston van Wyk. Fourth test 1976.

Tane Norton and Piston van Wyk. Fourth test 1976.

Sid Going immediately after scoring in the fourth test against South Africa, 1976. SA won 15-14.

Sid Going immediately after scoring in the fourth test against South Africa, 1976. SA won 15-14.

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