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#Lions 2013

From The42 Coach gives Wallabies goalkicking lessons from South Africa... on Skype Online Coaching

Coach gives Wallabies goalkicking lessons from South Africa... on Skype

The Aussies landed four kicks from nine in the First Test loss to the Lions.

From The42 Injured Paul O’Connell to begin his coaching career with the Lions Coach Paulie

Injured Paul O’Connell to begin his coaching career with the Lions

Lions head coach Warren Gatland will tap into the Irish lock’s ‘experience and wisdom’.

From The42 X-ray confirms Tommy Bowe is fighting fit and ready for Second Test call Lions 2013

X-ray confirms Tommy Bowe is fighting fit and ready for Second Test call

Head coach Warren Gatland has told his entire Lions squad their chance for Test heroics is yet to come.

From The42 Wallabies deny Beale and O'Connor boozing as 4am Burger King photos emerge Hungry Jacks

Wallabies deny Beale and O'Connor boozing as 4am Burger King photos emerge

The Australian Rugby Union has stated it was aware of the night out and insists the players were not drinking alcohol.

From The42 Rebels player suspended for 1 match for dangerous tackle on Simon Zebo Lions 2013

Rebels player suspended for 1 match for dangerous tackle on Simon Zebo

Plus, Wallaby centre Pat McCabe has been ruled out for the rest of the year having aggravated his neck injury.

From The42 The Aussies' Supporter Confidence Index and Lions Whinge Checklist Lions 2013

The Aussies' Supporter Confidence Index and Lions Whinge Checklist

The lads at GreenandGold have updated their laundry list of touring fans’ complaints.

From The42 Test chance is around the corner, we must stay switched on -- Conor Murray Lions 2013 This post contains videos

Test chance is around the corner, we must stay switched on -- Conor Murray

The Munster and Ireland scrumhalf scored a first half try but so did his Test competitor Ben Youngs.

From The42 WATCH: All the action from today's Lions victory in Melbourne Lions 2013

WATCH: All the action from today's Lions victory in Melbourne

Several players put their hands up, we have a bolter and there was some go-forward ball. Full house.

From The42 The winners and losers after the Lions 5-star win over Melbourne Rebels Mane Men

The winners and losers after the Lions 5-star win over Melbourne Rebels

The queue for the backline replacements is getting ridiculously long.

From The42 Gatland: Test places still up for grabs after win in Melbourne Lions 2013

Gatland: Test places still up for grabs after win in Melbourne

The majority of the Lions’ second-string were in action against the Rebels this morning.

From The42 Lions confirm that Paul O'Connell will remain in Australia until end of tour Pom Pom Paulie

Lions confirm that Paul O'Connell will remain in Australia until end of tour

The news about Jamie Roberts and Alex Corbisiero’s Test match chances was not so positive.

From The42 Sky Sports forced to apologise as pissed off O'Brien lets rip after Lions win Potty Mouth

Sky Sports forced to apologise as pissed off O'Brien lets rip after Lions win

The Tullow Tank was refreshingly honest after the Lions beat the Melbourne Rebels.

From The42 As it happened: Lions v Melbourne Rebels, 2013 Tour 5 Star This post contains videos

As it happened: Lions v Melbourne Rebels, 2013 Tour

Six Irishmen were involved in the rugby action today and all harboured hopes of forcing their way into Test contention.

From The42 O'Brien hopeful injured O'Connell can stay on as a fearsome Lions cheerleader Lions 2013

O'Brien hopeful injured O'Connell can stay on as a fearsome Lions cheerleader

The Tullow Tank has one last chance to impress the Lions coaching staff, in Melbourne, today.

From The42 Healey: If Australia won't respect Lions' traditions, this should be the last series Down Under Lions 2013

Healey: If Australia won't respect Lions' traditions, this should be the last series Down Under

Former Lion Austin Healey says the tame nature of the current tour suggests that Australia simply aren’t that interested any more.

From The42 Breakfast with Lions: Sexton’s a Belieber while Hogg draws comfort in cake Lions 2013

Breakfast with Lions: Sexton’s a Belieber while Hogg draws comfort in cake

The tourists take on Melbourne Rebels in AAMI Stadium from 10:40am this morning.

From The42 Former Lions centre recalls lucky escape after deadly IRA bombing Lions 2013

Former Lions centre recalls lucky escape after deadly IRA bombing

Dr David Irwin and two Ulster teammates were travelling to Dublin for a pre-World Cup training session when they were caught in the blast.

From The42 Ghost of Lions tours past is back to haunt Heaslip and O'Driscoll Wallaby Warrior

Ghost of Lions tours past is back to haunt Heaslip and O'Driscoll

“The tight jerseys [are new],” remarked Aussie flanker George Smith. “The fashion has changed.”

From The42 Check out the best bits of the Lions win over Australia... in Lego Lego Lions This post contains videos

Check out the best bits of the Lions win over Australia... in Lego

George North looks as blocky and fearsome in Lego form as he does in real life.

From The42 Injured Paul O'Connell 'a massive loss' to the Lions admits Rowntree Lions 2013 This post contains videos

Injured Paul O'Connell 'a massive loss' to the Lions admits Rowntree

The tourist’s forwards coach confirmed that Geoff Parling will start against Australia on Saturday.

From The42 Arrest warrant issued for Australia winger Digby Ioane -- reports Lions 2013

Arrest warrant issued for Australia winger Digby Ioane -- reports

Ioane, 27, is charged with unlawful assault following an alleged incident earlier this year.

From The42 Beale still of a confident mould as he takes heat off O'Connor KICKING THEMSELVES

Beale still of a confident mould as he takes heat off O'Connor

The player’s slip-up prevented one of sport’s great comebacks.

From The42 Lions blow as Paul O'Connell ruled out of tour Bad News

Lions blow as Paul O'Connell ruled out of tour

It’s been confirmed that the Irish lock suffered a broken arm during the game with Australia on Saturday.

From The42 Tommy Bowe channels Skywalker spirit but Lions force is with Alex Cuthbert Bowe Selecta This post contains videos

Tommy Bowe channels Skywalker spirit but Lions force is with Alex Cuthbert

The Welsh winger and fellow countryman Leigh Halfpenny were relieved when Kurtley Beale’s slip prevented a deja vu nightmare.

From The42 Aussie captain Horwill cleared of alleged head stamp Hmmmm

Aussie captain Horwill cleared of alleged head stamp

The second row is free to play the remaining two Tests against the Lions.

From The42 Brian O'Driscoll's fear of fowl cruelly exposed in Lions video outtakes Scared Witless This post contains videos

Brian O'Driscoll's fear of fowl cruelly exposed in Lions video outtakes

The Irish legend loses his cool when taken by surprise by a cranky chuck.

From The42 Tom Court called into Lions squad as Paul O'Connell's tour is put in doubt Lions 2013

Tom Court called into Lions squad as Paul O'Connell's tour is put in doubt

The Munster lock suffered an arm injury in yesterday’s Test victory over the Wallabies.

From The42 4 Irishmen in Lions team to face Melbourne Rebels Final Audition

4 Irishmen in Lions team to face Melbourne Rebels

Manu Tuilagi also makes a welcome return to a side that will be captained by fellow England international Geoff Parling.

From The42 'Yes we Kanye' for the Lions as North shines as attacking star in Brisbane Furious George

'Yes we Kanye' for the Lions as North shines as attacking star in Brisbane

The Welsh trio of Cuthbert, North and Halfpenny combined for all 23 of the Lions’ points.

From The42 Irate fan changes Kurtley Beale's Wikipedia page after penalty slip-up Ian Beale

Irate fan changes Kurtley Beale's Wikipedia page after penalty slip-up

We reckon Paul O’Connell’s death stare put the Wallaby fullback off his match-winning attempt.

From The42 Lions rematch can't come fast enough for Wallaby scoring star Israel Folau Gutted

Lions rematch can't come fast enough for Wallaby scoring star Israel Folau

The Australian winger claimed the man-of-the-match award and two tries yet still lost on debut.

From The42 Game management almost cost Lions dear - Gatland Out Of Control

Game management almost cost Lions dear - Gatland

The Wallabies were second-best in almost every part of the game, yet somehow kept themselves in the running.

From The42 'We probably should have lost it' - winning feeling 12 years on for O'Driscoll Escape To Victory

'We probably should have lost it' - winning feeling 12 years on for O'Driscoll

The Irish centre was frustrated by early penalty calls against him but put in a superb defensive effort late on.

From The42 Match report: Lions scrape past battered Wallabies in Suncorp thriller 1-0

Match report: Lions scrape past battered Wallabies in Suncorp thriller

Kurtley Beale had two late opportunities to win the game for the hosts, but fell short.

From The42 How the Lions rated in their narrow win over the Wallabies Marks Out Of 10

How the Lions rated in their narrow win over the Wallabies

The tourists did just enough to edge a terrific game down under.

From The42 As it happened: Lions v Australia, 2013 Tour Nailbiter This post contains videos

As it happened: Lions v Australia, 2013 Tour

The posturing was over and the Lions were hungry for a win in the series opener for the first time since 2001.

From The42 Here are the stunning tries (and big slip-up) from Lions' nerve-jangling 1st Test win Highlights This post contains videos

Here are the stunning tries (and big slip-up) from Lions' nerve-jangling 1st Test win

George North and Israel Folau: Same time next week, please.

From The42 Irish Lions supporters crack out amazing 'Waltzing O'Driscoll' flag Down Under Tricolour Dreamboat

Irish Lions supporters crack out amazing 'Waltzing O'Driscoll' flag Down Under

Lions fans will be hoping for yet another virtuoso display from the Irishman.

From The42 'Nauseating. Terrifying. The pinnacle of your career' -- Former Lions on First Test thrill Lions 2013

'Nauseating. Terrifying. The pinnacle of your career' -- Former Lions on First Test thrill

David Wallace and Shane Byrne share their experiences of making Lions Test debuts in South Africa and New Zealand.

From The42 Breakfast with Lions: Sympathy for Quade and Sean's message for the haters out there Game Day

Breakfast with Lions: Sympathy for Quade and Sean's message for the haters out there

It’s not a proper tour until Simon Zebo sings. Time to get this thing going, so.