WELLINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) - The second test between the All Blacks and British and Irish Lions was locked up at 9-9 at halftime after the home side had Sonny Bill Williams sent off for a dangerous tackle in the 25th minute at Wellington Regional Stadium.
WELLINGTON, July 1 (Reuters) - British and Irish Lions beat New Zealand 24-21 (halftime 9-9) in the second test at Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday.
WELLINGTON, July 2 (Reuters) - All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has been suspended for four weeks and will miss the third test at Eden Park in Auckland against the British and Irish Lions next Saturday.
WELLINGTON, July 28 (Reuters) - Sonny Bill Williams will miss New Zealand's Rugby Championship opener against Australia next month after World Rugby clarified his four-game ban for a red card in the British and Irish Lions series.
WELLINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) - The decision allowing Sonny Bill Williams to play the Rugby Championship opener against Australia showed that common sense had prevailed, All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster said on Friday.