Stage set for thrilling Sydney showdown

The British & Irish Lions latest quest for glory will come to a conclusion in Sydney on Saturday night when they tackle Australia in the series-deciding third Test at the ANZ Stadium. The Lions drew...

Australia Team Named For Third Test

Australia Team Named For Third Test

Smith has convinced head coach Robbie Deans that he deserves a starting place, having returned from Japan to back up the ACT Brumbies in Super Rugby after injury sidelined regular openside flanker David...

Smith unleashed on B&I Lions

Seasoned flank George Smith has been recalled to the Australian team for the deciding Test against the British and Irish Lions in Sydney on Saturday. His recall comes four years after his last international...

Wallabies team to play British & Irish Lions in the third Tom Richards Cup Test named

The selection of Australia’s third highest capped player, four years after his most recent Test appearance, highlights the Qantas Wallabies side named today ahead of Saturday night’s third and series-deciding...

Veteran Smith recalled by Australia

Veteran flanker George Smith has been recalled to the Australia side to face the British and Irish Lions in Saturday's series decider in Sydney. Smith, 32, made his last Test appearance in 2009...

George Smith to start against Lions

George Smith has been selected to make his first Test appearance in four years when Australia face the British & Irish Lions in the Tom Richards Cup series-deciding test at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on Saturday. Smith...

Lions Digest – Brits Abroad and Aussies Down

Rugby Media brings you the latest from the 2013 Lions tour, all here and ready for you to digest in easy bitesize form.   Brits AbroadOne match one victory and the Lions now head to Australia as unbeaten...

A brutal decision and Gatland's biggest gamble

What, no BOD? Surely some mistake? As selection bombshells go, it is hard to think of any that have created quite such a stir as Brian O'Driscoll's omission from the Lions side ...

Aussies want review as appeal leaves Horwill in 'utter mental disarray'

Gavin Mairs – 03 July 2013The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) is to write to the International Rugby Board to demand a review of the judicial process that led to Wallabies...

George Smith will start for Wallabies: reports [with expected Wallabies lineup]

News Limited is reporting George Smith is a bolter for the Wallabies openside flanker position, with Michael Hooper to be moved to the bench. Smith appearance would be his first since 2009; his 111th...

Wales prop Adam Jones switches to Cardiff Blues from the Ospreys as Union v ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Wales prop Adam Jones switches to Cardiff Blues from the Ospreys as Union v ... - Telegraph.co.uk

There is no sign of a truce between the Welsh Rugby Union and its four regional teams, but there were plenty of raised eyebrows on Tuesday when the Wales prop Adam Jones turned down the chance of re-signing for the Ospreys to join Cardiff Blues.

Springboks recall Juan Smith - Gulf Times

Springboks recall Juan Smith - Gulf Times

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The 33-year-old, capped 95 times by his country and six times for the British and Irish Lions, penned an open letter to Ospreys fans after signing a one-year deal to play at Cardiff Arms Park, having been out of contract since the end of last season ...

McKenzie poised to resist changes for ABs - Yahoo!7 News

McKenzie poised to resist changes for ABs - Yahoo!7 News

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It would be a huge reward for McCabe, who hasn't started a Test since November 2012, and broke his neck for a second time when he came off the bench against the British and Irish Lions in June last year. As widely expected, Western Force frontrower ...

Wallaby Pat McCabe is no ordinary rugby player - Stuff.co.nz

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McCabe was just two games into the Super Rugby season that should have heralded his comeback from a fractured vertebrae suffered in the first test against the British and Irish Lions in June last year. That pinnacle event was also a rehabilitation ...

Crusaders resort to Super Rugby wishful thinking with claim Homebush Bay is ... - Sydney Morning Herald

It may well have been the accountants, or perhaps the strategists – those crazy cats daring to imagine a future for NSW rugby west of Anzac Parade – but it is worth noting that the Waratahs' nine-year-old agreement with ANZ Stadium has always included ...

Locker Room: Jim Taylor notches 450 rugby games after submerging Wallabies ... - Sydney Morning Herald

Locker Room: Jim Taylor notches 450 rugby games after submerging Wallabies ... - Sydney Morning Herald

His opponents and teammates form a who's who of Australian rugby. He played ... He's played against the French, the British and Irish Lions and was on the end of a Greg Quinn pass to score the first five-pointer against the All Blacks. ... The tight ...

Kuchar out of US PGA - BBC Sport

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World number six Kuchar won the Heritage tournament in April and was fourth two weeks ago at the Canadian Open. American alternate John Huh replaces Kuchar in the field of 156, teeing off on the back nine alongside a 2013 US Open champion Justin ...

Recent live reporting posts - BBC Sport

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New Zealander Pivac, who joined the region last month, will take over from former Irish international Simon Easterby . Pivac, who was involved with Auckland Rugby for 15 years, also led Fiji as Director of Rugby for the national side from 2004-2006.

Brendan Gallagher: Where are they now? The 2003 RWC-winning England squad - The Rugby Paper

Brendan Gallagher: Where are they now? The 2003 RWC-winning England squad - The Rugby Paper

England caps 66 Lions 5. 6. Richard Hill: The only player never dropped by Clive Woodward, Hill suffered two horrific knee injuries which finally forced him to retire in May 2008 when he had a knee replacement operation. Has subsequently worked as a ...

Sportsday - football transfers as they happened - BBC Sport

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Slovakia's Dominika Cibulkova takes the second set on a tie-break against Britain's Heather Watson, to level the Rogers Cup second-round tie at 6-2 6-7 in Montreal. And with ..... Sri Lanka A reach 179-3 after 33.2 overs, in reply to England Lions' 339 ...

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