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Referee decisive as All Blacks and Lions draw epic Test

Sharing the spoils: Opposing captains Kieran Read and Sam Warburton lift the trophy following a drawn series.

The fans came to celebrate, but it ended in stalemate. Would you believe it? In the most controversial of circumstances, the All Blacks and British and Irish Lions could not be separated in a dramatic final, deciding test at Eden Park.

Lowly Blues humble Lions

Dejected Lions players walk from the field after their 22-16 loss to the Blues at Eden Park.

Auckland Blues five-eighth Ihaia West scored a brilliant 75th-minute try to consign the British and Irish Lions to a 22-16 loss in the second game of their 10-match tour of New Zealand at Eden Park on Wednesday.

Hurricanes crowned Super Rugby champions

Long time coming: The Hurricanes have finally taken out the big prize.

Five-eighth Beauden Barrett dived on a loose ball with a little over 11 minutes remaining to score a try that sealed the Wellington Hurricanes' first Super Rugby title.