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British & Irish Lions Crush Western Force 69-17 (PICTURES)

05/06/2013 13:14 BST | Updated 05/06/2013 13:14 BST
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PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 05: Lions captain Brian O'Driscoll is congratulated by team mates after scoring a try during the tour match between the Western Force and the British & Irish Lions at Patersons Stadium on June 5, 2013 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The British and Irish Lions roared to a 69-17 victory against Western Force at Patersons Stadium but were left sweating on an ankle injury suffered by Ireland prop Cian Healy.

The Leinster forward was carried off and taken to hospital for an X-ray, although initial reports were that he had sprained his ankle rather than anything more serious.

Lions 69-17 Western Force

Healy's departure was the only setback for a Lions side far quicker in thought and deed than their spirited, but outclassed, opponents.

The tourists ran in tries from captain Brian O'Driscoll (2), Jonathan Sexton, Tom Croft, Jamie Heaslip, Mako Vunipola, Tommy Bowe, Owen Farrell and Geoff Parling, while full-back Leigh Halfpenny produced a goalkicking masterclass.