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...

Michael Cheika signs 3-year deal to coach Australia following McKenzie's ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Michael Cheika signs 3-year deal to coach Australia following McKenzie's ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Two-time World Cup champion Australia has been through an extended period of decline, with a series loss to the British and Irish Lions costing Robbie Deans his coaching job in August 2013 and three consecutive defeats, as well as the off-field ...

First away win fuels Gleave's expectations - East Grinstead Courier

First away win fuels Gleave's expectations - East Grinstead Courier

His side were not at full strength with forwards Dave Lyons and Todd Gleave on duty with London Irish and London Scottish, and centre Toby Burrows injured. He added: "Hopefully we'll get a few more players back for next week and carry on like we did.

European Rugby Champions Cup has me 'salivating', says Sky pundit Ieuan Evans - Daily Mail

European Rugby Champions Cup has me 'salivating', says Sky pundit Ieuan Evans - Daily Mail

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And Sky Sports rugby pundit Evans, who scored 33 tries in 72 internationals for Wales and one in seven Test appearances for the British and Irish Lions, told Sportsmail: 'You look at the quality this year of the teams and the groups and how close they ...

Golf roundup: Derek Fathauer wins Web.com Tour title - The Detroit News

Golf roundup: Derek Fathauer wins Web.com Tour title - The Detroit News

“I was trying to force it for the first few events. I did a better job of ... Dutchman Joost Luiten won the Wales Open for his third European Tour title, shooting an even-par 71 for a one-stroke victory over England's Tommy Fleetwood and Ireland's ...

Alan Irvine looks like he'll finally get chance to impress at West Brom - Daily Mail

Alan Irvine looks like he'll finally get chance to impress at West Brom - Daily Mail

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The results were uninspiring – draws with Sunderland and Southampton (although that 0-0 at St Mary's now looks better in context) and defeats to Swansea and Everton. Heading into their match at Tottenham, West Brom were as long as 7/1 to win. Bottom ...

Greg Mackey mourned as former Warrington, Hull and Huddersfield half-back ... - Daily Mail

Greg Mackey mourned as former Warrington, Hull and Huddersfield half-back ... - Daily Mail

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Rugby league is mourning the death of Australian half-back Greg Mackey, who captained Hull to Premiership success in 1991 and also played in England for Warrington and Huddersfield. Mackey, who was diagnosed with bowel cancer in December 2011, ...

'No' spares sport chiefs a headache - Chorley Citizen

The British and Irish Lions rugby union team, who are comprised of the best players from Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland, would have been forced to consider a name change had the 'Yes' campaign gained the majority. "We don't comment on political ...

Felix Magath plans to STAY in England and is waiting for new managerial offers - Daily Mail

Felix Magath plans to STAY in England and is waiting for new managerial offers - Daily Mail

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Magath's reputation took a knock during a troubled seven-month stint in the Cottagers' hotseat, but he insists he still has something to give - and that his future lies in England. 'I'm going to stay in England and I will see what comes,' said the 61 ...

I've still got something to offer to English football, claims madcap Magath ... - Daily Mail

I've still got something to offer to English football, claims madcap Magath ... - Daily Mail

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Felix Magath has defended his spell in charge of Fulham and insisted he still has something to offer to English football. The 61-year-old German was replaced by Kit Symons on Thursday with the Cottagers rooted to the foot of the Sky Bet Championship ...

Rugby - Less French flair and more French force, says Saint-Andre - Yahoo Eurosport UK

Rugby - Less French flair and more French force, says Saint-Andre - Yahoo Eurosport UK

"We have to keep this quality of French rugby (flair) but we also have to, like others, set up a few combinations and be more direct." Saint-Andre, who has been tinkering with his half backs since taking over from Marc Lievremont after the 2011 World ...

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