Tag : australia

North on the Up

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Jack Fairs   Four games into the Lions Tour of Australia and Warren Gatland must now be starting to turn his thoughts towards his preferred Test XV. Whilst the Queensland Reds game can be considered the only real test of his team so far, the strong performances against weaker opposition … Read More

Paws for thought

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Calum Gunning Lions 2013 The British and Irish Lions tours are always a magnificent spectacle and four years ago we were treated to three epic encounters between World Cup winners South Africa and a Lions team including a host of Irish grand slam champions. This time round Australia are the … Read More

Double or Nothing for Clarke

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LS Sport’s Sam Heath takes stock of Michael Clarke’s phenomenal achievement… Australian captain Michael Clarke put his name into the record books this week by becoming the first man to score four double centuries in a calendar year when he scored 230 against South Africa in Adelaide. To put this into … Read More

Care-less start leads to Fijity win

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England began their Autumn International Series with a 54-12 win over Fiji at Twickenham this weekend but this scoreline does not accurately reflect the performance. Despite Stuart Lancaster’s men running in seven tries, with braces for Charlie Sharples and Manu Tuilagi, they were at times scrappy and underwhelming.   The … Read More

Gayle force Windies threaten to blow opponents away

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The ICC World T20 final takes place on Sunday, and while England will play no further part in the tournament, the four remaining teams all stand a very good chance of claiming the title. Host nation, Sri Lanka, play Pakistan in the first semi-final on Thursday and will be hoping … Read More