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Cut down: Billy Twelvetress and his mates got 'Brumbied'

Lions 2013: Flattery gets you everywhere

WHEN MIND games start it is hard to know which tact to take. Overuse of saccharine sweet compliments, describe the opposition as clueless or just call everyone cheats? Well, when…

Shane Williams

Lions 2013 Player Profile: Shane Williams

WILLIAMS IS one of the most exciting talents ever seen on a rugby pitch. He’s the third top try-scorer in Test history behind David Campese and Daisuke Ohata, his superb…

Brad Barritt

Lions 2013 Player Profile: Brad Barritt

THE SOUTH Africa-born centre’s importance was recently highlighted by his absence. Injured for Saracens’ end-of-season play-offs they missed his defensive solidity in midfield and failed to collect any silverware. He’s…

Christian Wade

Lions 2013 Player Profile: Christian Wade

ONE OF the brightest prospects in English rugby, Wade has won plaudits for his ability to terrorise defences. He’s one of the fastest wingers in the English Premiership and has…

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Building upper body strength: the bear crawl

WE'RE STARTING to work the upper body. John Dams, Harlequins' head of strength and conditioning, shows us some variations of the old classic, the bench press, in the September edition…