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Dangerous England can take Wallabies to Farrell's hurt arena

Paul Cully THE improvements in the Wallabies' attacking game over the past two matches are timely. From a distance, the England team taking the field at Twickenham on Saturday week to start the Wallabies' grand...

Dublin, Edinburgh and Cardiff rejoice at All Blacks' decimation

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Paul Cully Occasions when the Irish, Scots and Welsh take any satisfaction from famous victories at Twickenham are rarer than accords stating all affairs are best run by the born-to-rule crowd from Westminster,...

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Six Nations delivers strong message

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Paul Cully There a couple of ways of looking at the opening weekend of the Six Nations.

Expansive England send message

Paul Cully There are a couple of ways of looking at the opening weekend of the Six Nations.

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Farrell evokes Johns in Irish stew

Paul Cully After the openness of the first round of Six Nations, came something more familiar. Ireland and England, adventurous just a week ago, succumbed to a force greater than either of them: Dublin's grey...

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Bulk squared: Lions' simple equation

Paul Cully Believers in small but symbolic battles that punctuate games of the intensity of the Wales v England encounter at the weekend did not have to wait long for their moment.

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Gatland opts for slabs of red meat

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Paul Cully There will be no real surprise in the Wallabies camp to this 37-man British and Irish Lions squad. Not even in the selection of Sean Maitland, the New Zealand winger given his debut at the Crusaders...

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Do Brumbies have White stuff to pin down Lions?

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Paul Cully Has Ewen McKenzie provided Robbie Deans with the plans to beat the Lions? He's certainly provided one way of troubling them, but we'll see a very different game plan on Tuesday week when Jake White...

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Coaches earn their cash in tight series

Paul Cully All of the cards have finally been shown. Robbie Deans' 31-man squad to face the British and Irish Lions has been announced, putting into place the final pieces of the jigsaw he hopes will be enough...

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TOUR DIARY

Fabulous Folau in a league of his own in the global game

Paul Cully 'I told you he was a threat,'' Lions assistant coach Andy Farrell deadpanned as the inevitable question about Israel Folau arrived.

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Genia turns the spotlight back to pitch

Paul Cully IT was Will Genia who reminded us all why supporters from five countries are so enthralled by this series.

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