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#Lions 2013

From The42 Like the DVD, but live: Sexton partying like it's 1997 after sealing series win Living The Dream

Like the DVD, but live: Sexton partying like it's 1997 after sealing series win

Break out the Dom Pérignon, Mr Bond.

From The42 Reaction: Bittersweet symphony as Gatland's Lions eventually get the job done Lions 2013

Reaction: Bittersweet symphony as Gatland's Lions eventually get the job done

The Kiwi coach has his Lions victory, but a missing Irish centre still overshadows the win.

From The42 "I'll always have Lions series winner on my CV, that's what counts" - O'Driscoll Series Winner

"I'll always have Lions series winner on my CV, that's what counts" - O'Driscoll

Welsh centre Jonathan Davies, meanwhile, said he felt like ‘public enemy number one’ before the match.

From The42 How the Lions rated in their 3rd Test victory over Australia Out Of 10

How the Lions rated in their 3rd Test victory over Australia

It took them a while, but the Lions finally played some rugby in the second half of this 16-41 victory.

From The42 As it happened: Lions v Australia, Third Test – 2013 Tour History Makers This post contains videos

As it happened: Lions v Australia, Third Test – 2013 Tour

One legend watched from the sidelines while the chance to become legends awaited for Sexton, Bowe and O’Brien.

From The42 Snapshot: Jamie Heaslip fell asleep* while watching the Lions game today Sleeping Beauty

Snapshot: Jamie Heaslip fell asleep* while watching the Lions game today

*Or maybe he was just resting his eyes.

From The42 Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland's voicemail abuse* Lions 2013

Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland's voicemail abuse*

*As imagined by some extremely chagrined Lions supporters.

From The42 David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it Column

David Wallace: Oz have edge but another burst of North magic could swing it

The former Ireland and Lions flanker questions many of Warren Gatland’s last-ditch squad selections ahead of today’s decider.

From The42 Breakfast with Lions: Jamie Roberts is a lucky man and how to make your very own Adam Jones Now Or Never
From The42 Denis Hickie recalls his Lions experiences of taking on an entire nation in 2005 Lions 2013

Denis Hickie recalls his Lions experiences of taking on an entire nation in 2005

“Everywhere you went, it was rugby, it was the Lions, and everybody was telling you the All Blacks were going to beat you.”

From The42 Can you guess who Simon Zebo and his Lions team-mates are impersonating? Impressions

Can you guess who Simon Zebo and his Lions team-mates are impersonating?

Also featuring Sean O’Brien, Mike Phillips and awful, awful impressions.

From The42 "I gambled and it paid off" - Lions legend Ieuan Evans on series-winning try in 1989 Lions 2013 This post contains videos

"I gambled and it paid off" - Lions legend Ieuan Evans on series-winning try in 1989

The Welsh winger pounced on a loose David Campese pass to beat the Australians.

From The42 I'd have picked Brian O'Driscoll, admits Lions legend McGeechan Sense

I'd have picked Brian O'Driscoll, admits Lions legend McGeechan

“He is also a great leader. I worry that the Lions will miss that sort of influence,” Geech added.

From The42 'We ain't Lion' -- one Dublin restaurant is still on the BOD bandwagon Lions 2013

'We ain't Lion' -- one Dublin restaurant is still on the BOD bandwagon

This Aungier Street eaterie put its hand up for most puntastic sign of the day.

From The42 O'Driscoll axing a masterstroke, says Gibbs Tidy

O'Driscoll axing a masterstroke, says Gibbs

The Welshman reckons Warren Gatland made the right call on BOD.

From The42 O'Driscoll recall rumours prove false but Bowe is 'ready to play rugby' Lions 2013

O'Driscoll recall rumours prove false but Bowe is 'ready to play rugby'

Don’t say that to Warren Gatland, Tommy, he might drop you.

From The42 Stoic O'Driscoll earns praise from Welsh centre Jonathan Davies Lions 2013

Stoic O'Driscoll earns praise from Welsh centre Jonathan Davies

“After the team was announced BOD came over and shook my hand and congratulated me,” Davies revealed.

From The42 The 'collect my dole' flag from Euro 2012 resurfaces on the Lions Tour Lions Flags

The 'collect my dole' flag from Euro 2012 resurfaces on the Lions Tour

These boys are on a long social welfare leash.

From The42 1 change in Australia team as they seek 1 more win to send Lions packing Pick Me Up

1 change in Australia team as they seek 1 more win to send Lions packing

George Smith is back in the Green and Gold after a three-year hiatus from international rugby.

From The42 "Gutted" Willie John McBride questions Lions ethos after O'Driscoll's axing Legend Laments

"Gutted" Willie John McBride questions Lions ethos after O'Driscoll's axing

“I think the concept and the ethos of the Lions is beginning to slip and that worries me very much,” admitted the former captain.

From The42 "10 Welsh Lions is not enough" crows Wales Online rugby writer Lions 2013

"10 Welsh Lions is not enough" crows Wales Online rugby writer

Andy Howell stoked the flames of injustice over Brian O’Driscoll’s axing by declaring two more Welshmen should start in Sydney.

From The42 Australia set to trust old head George Smith in 3rd Test Tried And Tested
From The42 Cian Healy just burned his girlfriend real bad on Twitter Twittersphere

Cian Healy just burned his girlfriend real bad on Twitter

It’s okay, Holly. This whole Brian O’Driscoll drama has thrown us all.

From The42 3 reasons Jonathan Davies needed to up his game, not Brian O'Driscoll Tactics Board This post contains videos

3 reasons Jonathan Davies needed to up his game, not Brian O'Driscoll

The Welsh centre is a fine player, but Gatland has ignored these key errors from the second Test.

From The42 Lions pressure has turned Gatland genius to indecision and farce Opinion

Lions pressure has turned Gatland genius to indecision and farce

From being the undisputed best choice for the job, Warren Gatland has plotted his way to a point of no return.

From The42 The Brian O'Driscoll / Hitler Downfall video is one of the best yet Gatland's Downfall? This post contains videos

The Brian O'Driscoll / Hitler Downfall video is one of the best yet

Every cloud has a silver lining…

From The42 Keith Wood 'totally at a loss' over lack of subtlety in Lions game-plan and selection Lions 2013

Keith Wood 'totally at a loss' over lack of subtlety in Lions game-plan and selection

The former hooker believes Gatland has consistently tried to ‘de-power’ the issue captaincy and on-field leadership.

From The42 Angry mobs, The Bull's gunship and Mufasa called in as Twitter fumes over BOD cull #JusticeForBOD This post contains images

Angry mobs, The Bull's gunship and Mufasa called in as Twitter fumes over BOD cull

Here’s what the Twittersphere thinks of Warren Gatland’s team selection.

From The42 Poll: Was Warren Gatland right to drop Brian O'Driscoll? Justified? This post contains a poll

Poll: Was Warren Gatland right to drop Brian O'Driscoll?

Is O’Driscoll past it? Or has the pressure finally taken its toll on Gatty’s brain?

From The42 A sad, harsh end for Brian O'Driscoll as Gatland backs his Welsh boys Bod Shock

A sad, harsh end for Brian O'Driscoll as Gatland backs his Welsh boys

The Lions coach has given Australia a huge psychological boost ahead of the Third Test on Saturday.

From The42 O'Driscoll and Heaslip axed as Alun Wyn Jones gets Lions captaincy for Third Test Team News

O'Driscoll and Heaslip axed as Alun Wyn Jones gets Lions captaincy for Third Test

The legendary centre’s Lions career is over as head coach Warren Gatland makes six changes.

From The42 Tips on clinching a Lions series from the 1997 drop goal hero Lions 2013

Tips on clinching a Lions series from the 1997 drop goal hero

Jeremy Guscott’s drop goal in the closing stages of the Second Test stunned the world champion Springboks.

From The42 Lions 7 jersey a straight shoot-out between Sean O’Brien and Justin Tipuric Sevens Up

Lions 7 jersey a straight shoot-out between Sean O’Brien and Justin Tipuric

Warren Gatland will name his starting Xv for the Third Test in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

From The42 Wise-cracking koalas, sagely kangaroos and, yes, Lions on show as Lions go to the zoo Going Wild

Wise-cracking koalas, sagely kangaroos and, yes, Lions on show as Lions go to the zoo

Jonathan Sexton got a little too cosy with that critter for our liking.

From The42 Former Lions star Moody labels James Horwill stamping decision 'a farce' Mad Dog

Former Lions star Moody labels James Horwill stamping decision 'a farce'

“It’s water under the bridge now,” said tour manager Andy Irvine. “Move on.”

From The42 This post-Lions defeat Downfall spoof is a pretty good way to get you smiling this Tuesday Lions 2013 This post contains videos

This post-Lions defeat Downfall spoof is a pretty good way to get you smiling this Tuesday

The Führer can’t believe Ryan Grant never got on the pitch.

From The42 Lions heartbreaker says there's nothing like a bit of man love after scoring winning try Hug It Out This post contains videos

Lions heartbreaker says there's nothing like a bit of man love after scoring winning try

Adam Ashley-Cooper was all hugs and smiles after delivering a huge victory for his country.

From The42 Wallabies captain James Horwill cleared of stamping charge Lions

Wallabies captain James Horwill cleared of stamping charge

Horwill will now play the must-win third and final Test against the Lions in Sydney on Saturday.

From The42 12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia Lions 2013

12 of the best Irish flags on the Lions tour to Australia

Rugby fans from the Emerald Isle are doing the country proud Down Under.

From The42 Aussies start #JusticeforHorwill campaign as Wallaby captain awaits fate Lions 2013

Aussies start #JusticeforHorwill campaign as Wallaby captain awaits fate

The lock will not learn if he will miss the Third Test with the Lions until Tuesday morning [Australian time].