Collision course: BOD's omission has been met with dismay

THE THIRD Test is looming. The Lions and Australia have won one match each, and nerves are getting twitchy as each side prepares to nick the series at the death.…

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HAS WARREN GATLAND got the selection right? How will the Lions cope without their captain, Sam Warburton? Can the Wallabies build on the momentum of winning the second Test, and…

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IT’S SQUEAKY-BUM time! The series is currently drawn at one Test win each for Australia and the Lions, and with the decider looming on Saturday rugby fans all over the…

Wrecking-ball: Tuilagi is hugely powerful

AFTER FOUR years, the waiting is finally over. In less than 24 hours, the names of 37, or 38 players will be read out to a media scrum in South-West…

Ever the aggressor: Jesse Mogg loves being on the front foot

PULSES HAVE been set racing south of the equator as Robbie Deans named a preliminary Australia squad to meet for an 'exercise' this Sunday, omitting Quade Cooper but naming Waratah…

Options: Peter O'Mahony offers all-round package

IN THE aftermath of the 6 Nations and with time running out we are all confronted with the starkest of choices: who are our Lions? An obvious point of conjecture,…

On the spot: Steve Walsh

WHEN THE news broke yesterday that referee Steve Walsh would handle the Lions first match of the summer against the Barbarians in Hong Kong and that South Africa’s Craig Joubert…

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WITH THE RBS 6 Nations now consigned to history, there is just over a month to go until the announcement of the Lions squad meaning in pubs up and down the…