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 Paul O’Connell and Brian O’Driscoll hold the Tom Richards Cup aloft after the Lions won the final test match against Australia in Sydney to secure the first series victory in 16 years. Photograph: Getty

Australia 16 British and Irish Lions 41: So much for the momentum being with the Wallabies. Ultimately, the Lions saved their best until last so endin(...)

 Left to right - Owen Farrell, Jamie Heaslip, Tom Youngs, Alex Cuthbert, Adam Jones (under jacket), Ben Youngs and Sam Warburton watch the final moments of the second Test from the bench. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

So, not entirely surprisingly, it’s come down to this. It’s been that kind of season, that kind of tour. Both sides now have an 80 minute shot at fore(...)

The Lions’ front row in action against Australia last week in Melbourne.The Lions’ scrum is not interested in giving the ball to the backline. Phtograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

The Lions have done everything in their power to give the Tom Richards Trophy to the Wallabies.Two weeks ago when I was in Brisbane for the first Test(...)

 George Smith in happy mood after learning of his Test recall. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

A feature of the last six weeks in Australia is how Robbie Deans has been the sole voice of the Wallabies’ coaching staff. There hasn’t been a sign of(...)

 Wallabies head coach, Robbie Deans. Photograph:   Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Australia coach Robbie Deans is surprised by Brian O’Driscoll’s omission from the British and Irish Lions team for Saturday’s deciding Test at ANZ St(...)

 Wallabies captain James Horwill speaks to the media during an Australian  media session  in Sydney, Australia, overnight. Photograph: Getty

A mightily relieved Australia captain James Horwill will be available for this weekend’s third test against the British and Irish Lions after being c(...)

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has kept his faith in outhalf James O’Connor for tomorrow’s second Test against the Lions in Melbourne. Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images.

Wounded they may be, but not nearly as badly as initially feared. The odds on Robbie Deans restricting the overhaul to just two injury-enforced change(...)

 Kurtley Beale during Australia training at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Thursday. He will play fullback against the Lions in the second Test.  Photograph: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Australia coach Robbie Deans has warned Kurtley Beale and James O’Connor for staying out until the early hours of the morning, but never considered dr(...)

Australia coach Robbie Deans

Australia coach Robbie Deans has given James O’Connor another chance at outhalf and promoted Kurtley Beale to starting fullback for the Wallabies’ mus(...)

Paul O’Connell has been asked to remain on with the Lions for the remainder of the tour. Photograph: Inpho

It is a measure of his contribution to date, both on and off the pitch, that Paul O’Connell has been asked to remain on with the Lions for the remaind(...)

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