Oscar winner: Wilde is ranked World’s No 1 Irishman. Photograph: Eric Luke

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Voice-over artist Hal Douglas has died at his home in northern Virginia.

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 British and Irish Lions’ Brian O’Driscoll makes his way down the tunnel after the First Test.  Lions head coach Warren Gatland has sprung one of the great surprises in the tourists’ history by dropping  O’Driscoll for the  series decider against Australia.

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