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Rugby bully George North lifts Folau onto his shoulders and takes him for a ride

“Come with me if you want to live!”

AUSTRALIA SCORED A try with four minutes to go to defeat the Lions 16-15 and set up a series decider in Sydney.

The Aussies put the tourists under fierce pressure in the second half but were sparked, with 20 minutes to go, by a stunning show of strength from winger George North.

The Welshman picked Israel Folau up over his shoulders and carried him five metres upfield before bracing for another tackle. The amazing sequence of play was kicked off with a shovel pass through the legs from Brian O’Driscoll. Unfortunately, Australia mounted another sustained attack and squeaked home by a point.

YouTube credit: Kieron Crook

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