Lions captain gives 'credit to Australia'

George North is tackled during the match against Australia
George North is tackled during the match against Australia Credit: David Davies/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Lions captain Sam Warburton has praised Australia for a "thrilling" test match in Brisbane.

"That was entertaining, that's for sure," he said in a pitch side interview with Sky Sports. "The last 20 minutes were so hard and we really had to dig in. Credit to Australia."

George North who scored a try in the first half has praised the travelling fans for "their fantastic support".

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