# third test

Last year
# big game player
Tadhg Beirne went to a phenomenal place to help Ireland seal the series
The Munster man delivered some massive moments in the endgame.
All time
# Decider
Gatland's Lions have shot at emulating 1997 crew in final Boks Test
The South Africans finished the second Test with huge momentum.
# style
'If the Lions want to play touch rugby that would be nice for us'
The Springboks’ contestable kick-heavy tactics have been hugely successful for them.
# awj
'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'
Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to seeing Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw playing together.
# anchor
Furlong's 'unbelievable' work has had a big influence on Lions pack
The Wexford man teams up with Ken Owens and Wyn Jones in the front row this weekend.
# combination
Lions look for Bundee's physicality and more in midfield with Henshaw
Head coach Warren Gatland has explained his selection decisions for the third Test.
# Changes
Big blows for Springboks as De Klerk and Du Toit ruled out of Lions decider
Cobus Reinach and Lood de Jager have been called into the starting XV.
# Team news
Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test
Ali Price, Liam Williams, Josh Adams, Ken Owens, and Wyn Jones all start too.
# Hearing
Rassie's misconduct charge should mean a friendlier third Test build-up
World Rugby has taken action against the SA Rugby director of rugby for his 62-minute long video.
# concerns
Doubts remain over De Klerk and Du Toit as Vermeulen trains with the Boks
The Springboks will name their team for the third Test tomorrow.
'As a leader, it was the toughest week I ever had to face'
Springboks captain Siya Kolisi delivered an immense performance against the Lions.
# everyone's a winner
Player ratings after the Lions take draw from epic series against the All Blacks
The 2005 shambles can be laid to rest now.
# sob
'We're seeing the best of him' - O'Brien making his mark in New Zealand
All Blacks openside Sam Cane has big respect for the Irishman.
# Chance
'This group of players, they have an opportunity to leave a bit of a legacy'
Warren Gatland wants his Lions squad to seize their shot at history.
# fresh faces
Jordie Barrett and Laumape make first starts as All Blacks recall Savea
Steve Hansen has made some interesting changes to his backline.
# prop life
Tadhg Furlong has fine record against All Blacks but still feels a fear
The Lions’ tighthead’s family arrived for last weekend’s memorable win in Wellington.
# cleared
'Sean is a tough but fair player' - O'Brien boost is huge for the Lions
The Ireland openside will now prepare to perform on the biggest stage for the Lions.
# Banned
Williams to miss third Lions Test after copping four-week suspension
The All Blacks centre paid the price for a dangerous challenge on Anthony Watson.
# All On The Line
'We play a smart, tactical game' - Best's Ireland not buying Bok barbs
The retirement of Eoin Reddan is an additional motivation for Joe Schmidt’s men.
# third test
Harrison starts for England as Cheika shakes up Wallabies XV
Eddie Jones is ruthlessly going after a series whitewash.
# rapid glory
Check out this cool timelapse video of the Lions' stunning Third Test win
Take four minutes out of your day to re-live the series-winning game in high speed.
# victory tweets
Champagne, James Bond and 'Las Vegas baby'! Victorious Lions party in style
Winning a Lions series and making plans to tear it up in Sydney was not enough to keep eight Lions offline.
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.
# Lions 2013
Forget the Anglo Tapes, check out poor Warren Gatland's voicemail abuse*
*As imagined by some extremely chagrined Lions supporters.
# 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.
# 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.”
# third test
"I'm not mad on Gatland's tactics" - Ian Madigan on Lions finale
The Leinster and Ireland outhalf was not the only person who was “shocked” by Brian O’Driscoll’s squad omission.
# Lions 2013
"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.
# 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.
# third test
'It was the best 5 minutes of my life... outside the bedroom' - Roberts on Manics gig
The Lions centre has been talking Brian O’Driscoll, Jonathan Davies and playing with his favourite band.
# lions flags
The 'collect my dole' flag from Euro 2012 resurfaces on the Lions Tour
These boys are on a long social welfare leash.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.”
# hurting
Brian O'Driscoll: Lions have shown nothing in attack yet
The man expected to lead the Lions this weekend wants one more gigantic effort from this teammates.
# third test
Opinion: Bringing Paddy Wallace in was Ireland's first mistake of many
Former Leinster player Emmet O’Rafferty on the many talking points arising from Ireland’s record defeat to New Zealand.