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Summary

  1. Final score: Lions 15-30 New Zealand
  2. All Blacks lead three-match series 1-0
  3. O'Brien, Webb tries, Farrell con & pen for Lions
  4. Taylor, Ioane 2 tries, Barrett 3 cons & 3 pens for New Zealand
  5. New Zealand's last loss at Eden Park was in 1994

Live Reporting

By Mike Henson

All times stated are UK

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  1. Bye for now

    New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions

    Westpac Stadium

    On to The Cake Tin then.

    The Westpac Stadium in Wellington will host the second Test next Saturday with the Lions left with no room for error.

    The Lions will play the Hurricanes at the same venue on Tuesday in the final midweek fixture.

    They gave it a damn good poke, but against the best team in the world the Lions have come up short in the Test opener.

    See you later.

  2. 5 live's Lions Social

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Where do the Lions go from here?

    What changes should Warren Gatland make for the second Test in Wellington?

    Can the All Black machine be stopped?

    You have heard the pundits give their thoughts, you can have your say on BBC Radio 5 live's Lions Social.

    Sonja McLaughlan will be taking your calls from 12:00 BST.

  3. Get Involved

    New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions

    Malcolm Knox: Sexton, AWJ, out for sure. Pity no Launch/J Gray to go to. Bring Henshaw in to the mix. Russell to start midweek

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    SMS Message: Liam Williams good but Hogg's creative spark and electrifying pace sorely missed. from Anon via text
    Anon via text
  5. 'Guys have to impress on Tuesday'

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    Gatland on selection for the second Test: "It's a bit early to speculate for that. We've got a game to prepare for on Tuesday and the guys will feel they have to go out and impress."

  6. 'There are things we can fix'

    New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions

    Warren Gatland

    British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland speaking to Sky Sports: "The message was things we can fix - we switched off for a quick tap at the try, the ball's gone through Liam Williams' hands and Ioane scored, and a scrum penalty that they took advantage from.

    "No excuse in terms of the result. The All Blacks were very direct, better than us at the breakdown and we missed opportunities - all things we can fix.

    "We created chances and shifted the ball pretty well. They didn't come out and play champagne rugby, they were very direct off nine.

    "We were looking to get the upper hand up front, but in fairness to them they got it today."

  7. Trust in Gat?

    New Zealand v British and Irish Lions (08:35 BST)

    Maro Itoje

    Back in 1907 Charles Darwin's cousin, Francis Galton pointed out that the average of all the entries in a ‘guess the weight of the ox’ competition at a country fair was amazingly accurate – beating not only most of the individual guesses, but also those of alleged cattle experts.

    It was the start of the 'wisdom of crowds' theory - that a group's average judgement converges on the right solution.

    Anyway.

    It was interesting to note that BBC Sport users who had a bash on our Lions XV selector before kick-off had a difference of opinion with Warren Gatland over second row.

    Maro Itoje - who started on the bench today - was picked in 75% of the teams selected.

    By contrast, Gatland's preference - Alun Wyn Jones - was chosen to partner George Kruis in just 26% of teams.

    Kruis hardly had a stormer though.

    Read more here.

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    Which changes - if any - would you make for next week then if you were Warren Gatland?

    Does Maro Itoje edges out one of George Kruis or Alun Wyn Jones in the second row?

    Does Liam Williams drop for Rieko Ioane's second try cancel out his brilliance for Sean O'Brien's score?

    Did Rhys Webb's sniping cameo earn him a starting slot?

    Let us know via #bbcrugby or 81111 on Twitter.

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    New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions

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    Chris Sutton, Taunton: Don't be too frightened, Brian Moore, Lions are likely to get better too.

    DG: I'd say they were better with Carter and of course McCaw with all his underhand tactics, but KP still has a point

    Anon: The Lions is an outdated concept. The idea that a scratch team can beat the best team in the world is fanciful. England or Ireland alone would have done better today, probably Wales too.

  11. Post update

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    The All Blacks are still paying back the love of their public, with a bit spare for their British guests as well.

    Beauden Barrett is risking repetitive strain injury on his selfie-taking thumb as he poses for snaps with fans of both allegiances.

    Sam Whitelock is also doing the rounds while Sam Kane scribbles his name on some flags.

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    Nick Hughes: The Lions know they need to improve, and will, but so will the #AllBlacksfalse It's their second game together this year

    Daniel Lewis: Can't see any way Lions can win the series now

    Carl Jones: all the positive comments after losing won't balance untaken chances...again and again by the Lions....not so NZ

  13. Will ABs ever lose at Eden Park?

    New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions

    Ross Harries

    Scrum V presenter at Eden Park, Auckland

    New Zealand haven’t lost at Eden Park for nearly a quarter of a century, and on this kind of form, you’ll wonder if they ever will again.

    The Lions played their part in a test match of ferocious intensity, but other than a period towards the end of the first half – they never looked like winning.

    New Zealand All Blacks team
  14. 'I thought the Lions played outstandingly'

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    Kieran REad

    New Zealand skippper Kieran Read speaking to Sky Sports: "It was a hell of a Test match. We were really tested in the first half and just early in the second half. I thought they played outstandingly. There were two skilful teams, working hard for each other.

    "There were a few switches in momentum out there. We will go into next week, the same as this one."

  15. 'We have to be more clinical'

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    Peter O'Mahony

    Lions skipper Peter O'Mahony speaking to Sky Sports: "I thought we had an excellent first half and created plenty of chances. We probably missed one in the first half and here in the second.

    "We are happy with the opportunities we created. Our discipline wasn't where it should be, we conceded double figures in penalties.

    "We have to regroup, have a good look at that and move on now.

    "We have got to be a little bit more clinical, we are making some good breaks we just have to finish them off."

    O'Mahony said that he did not feel that a 15-point margin of defeat was a fair reflection of the match, pointing out the Rieko Ioane's second try came from a fortunate bounce and that the Lions missed a couple of chances.

  16. 'Lions inquest will be tough'

    New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions

    Paul Grayson

    Former Lions and England fly-half

    A chastening experience for the Lions players and management and no doubt the supporters as well.

    Up against an All Black team who continue to set the standards for all others to aspire to they simply had no answer to some of the brilliance on display and even though the Lions finish with consolation score the inquest will be tough.

    On the bright side there were moments when the Lions created space and scored a fabulous try from their own line, but that is never going to be enough against a team who are simply better than everybody else.

    Sam Warburton
  17. Post update

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    Chris Jones

    BBC 5 live rugby union reporter at Eden Park, Auckland

    Warren Gatland said this series was all about the Test matches, and despite the late consolation try the scoreline is a brutal one for the Lions.

    Warren Gatland

    The Lions did plenty of good things with the ball in hand - scoring a magnificent try - but they were bossed at the breakdown and at the set-piece, areas they would have hoped to be dominant.

    On top of that the All Blacks were their usual ruthless self; three chances, three tries.

    Picking the Lions players up from this will be the big challenge ahead of the second Test in Wellington.

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  19. Ugo Monye live on BBC Sport Facebook

    New Zealand 30-15 British and Irish Lions

    Ugo Monye

    Former Lion Ugo Monye is live on the BBC Sport Facebook page answering your questions about that incident-packed match and how the series hangs.

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