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#Australia Rugby

# australia-rugby - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Michael Hooper going nowhere as he signs on for another three years in Australia

23-year-old Hooper has 42 test caps for his country.

# australia-rugby - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Sean O’Brien singing Mumford And Sons in Sydney’s Cock and Bull Yeow! This post contains videos

Sean O’Brien singing Mumford And Sons in Sydney’s Cock and Bull

The Tullow Tank was celebrating the Lions’ series win down under.

# australia-rugby - Friday 5 July, 2013

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.

‘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.

O’Driscoll axing a masterstroke, says Gibbs

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

# australia-rugby - Thursday 4 July, 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.

# australia-rugby - Monday 1 July, 2013

Wallabies emotionally drained, says Farrell ahead of crunch third Test

Australia skipper James Horwill was in tears after the one-point win on Saturday.

# australia-rugby - Friday 28 June, 2013

Welsh prop fined for Lions pub assault

“I hope you recover from your injuries and I’m truly sorry,” Craig Mitchell told a court earlier.

I text my family to say it was game over, says comeback kid Tommy Bowe

The Ulsterman will get his tour back on track tomorrow in Melbourne.

# australia-rugby - Thursday 27 June, 2013

‘It feels good’ — Tommy Bowe on the hurling glove helping him line out for the Lions

The Monaghan man will bring a bit of GAA with him in Melbourne.

IRB to appeal citing clearance of Wallabies skipper James Horwill

The ARU said in a response that it was ‘surprised and disappointed’ by the IRB announcement.

Pic: ‘Lock Up Your Sheilas!’ – The Maynooth lads are here

Consider this is a fair warning, Melbourne.

Wallaby pair’s late night not ‘best practice’, admits disappointed Robbie Deans

“Suffice to say it wasn’t a comfortable conversation,” said the Australia coach.

# australia-rugby - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

Simon Zebo took us on a tour of his Lions crib… here’s what we learned

The Ireland back sports a pair of Lions ‘budgie-smugglers’. For life.

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.

The Aussies’ Supporter Confidence Index and Lions Whinge Checklist

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

# australia-rugby - Tuesday 25 June, 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.

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.

# australia-rugby - Friday 21 June, 2013

Brian O’Driscoll backs Lions versus ‘smart’ Australia

The Ireland talisman will start the first game of a Lions tour for the fourth time tomorrow.

‘Rooting for the Wallabies’ ad causes controversy in Oz ahead of first Test

Rooting means something else down under.

3 new Wallabies that the Lions will look to savage…

Lions fan and rugby blogger Shane O’Leary takes a closer look at Australia’s three new caps to face the Lions tomorrow.

# australia-rugby - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Sky Sports say Brian O’Driscoll has participated in 200 Ryder Cups

Pretty good going, in fairness.

In pictures: Irish Lions show George North how to hurl in Brisbane

Simon Zebo and Conor Muray togged out too.

# australia-rugby - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

5 reasons the Wallabies will trounce the Lions… according to the Aussies

‘The limey Brits and pasty Irish won’t know what hit them,’ say experts.

George North fitness lifts Lions for first Test

Assistant coach Rob Howley today said his countryman was fully recovered from a hamstring strain

McGeechan: Gatland can lead Lions to victory

The tourists lost to the Brumbies yesterday but Geech reckons Gatty will get it done.

# australia-rugby - Monday 17 June, 2013

Jamie Roberts set to miss first Wallabies Test

It’s another blow for Warren Gatland’s tourists ahead of next Saturday’s first Test with the Aussies.

Michael Cheika: Jonny Sexton gave me a ‘dirty look’ after Waratahs game

The former Leinster boss says the Wallabies will have to win the battle at the ruck to earn a series victory.

# australia-rugby - Sunday 16 June, 2013

‘I’m more shocked than you’ — Shane Williams surprised by Lions call-up

The former Wales wing will start on Tuesday.

# australia-rugby - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Simon Zebo on that flick: ‘I do it every day in training’ Lions 2013 This post contains videos

# australia-rugby - Friday 14 June, 2013

Simon Zebo: There’s an opportunity there to impress Gatland ahead of Wallabies clashes

The Munster man is out to impress in Sydney tomorrow morning.

# australia-rugby - Thursday 13 June, 2013

View from Down Under: Aussies’ “British Lions’ whinge checklist”

‘The beer is too cold’ and ‘where’s the Irish in the title’.

# australia-rugby - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Billy Twelvetrees called up to Lions squad 36

Billy Twelvetrees called up to Lions squad

The Gloucester Rugby man has been in form for England.

In pictures: Lions hit the pool and beach for recovery session in Brisbane Lions 2013 This post contains images

In pictures: Lions hit the pool and beach for recovery session in Brisbane

We’ve got a couple of tickets to the gun show.

# australia-rugby - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Tommy Bowe on track for second Test return, says Warren Gatland

The tourists face the Wallabies in the second Test in Melbourne on 29 June.

Troubled Beale grateful to land Wallabies berth

The Melbourne Rebels utility was one of six players added to the final Wallabies squad for the three-Test series against the Lions.

# australia-rugby - Monday 10 June, 2013

Combined Country wary of Lions physicality

The Lions have beaten the Barbarians, Western Force and Queensland Reds in their first three games.

Lions starting places still up for grabs, says Andy Farrell

The next hurdle for the Lions will be a combined NSW and Queensland Country side tomorrow.

# australia-rugby - Friday 31 May, 2013

Snapshot: Jonny Sexton gets in some Hong Kong kicking practice

The Lions face the Barbarians in the first game of the tour tomorrow.

# australia-rugby - Thursday 30 May, 2013

British and Irish Lions hit the ice baths in recovery session before first Test Lions 2013 This post contains images

British and Irish Lions hit the ice baths in recovery session before first Test

The touring party face the Barbarians in Hong Kong on Saturday.

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