British and Irish Lions XV in Paris 1989

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The British and Irish Lions XV in Paris 1989 were organised to play France as part of the celebrations of the French Bicentennial of the French Revolution. The team played following the 1989 British Lions tour to Australia, although a number of players from that tour were unable to play in the Paris match.

Match[edit]

4 October 1989
 France 27–29 United Kingdom British Lions
Try: Benetton, Blanco, Camberabero
Con: Camberabero (3)
Pen: Camberabero (3)
Try: Andrew, Hastings (2)
Con: Hastings
Pen: Hastings (4)
Drop-goal: Andrew
Parc des Princes, Paris
Attendance: 28,881
Referee: JB Anderson (Scotland)

Background[edit]

Teams[edit]

Source: Match report from scrum.com[1]

Members of the Australia tour not playing[edit]

Significance[edit]

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