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Alex Corbisiero’s return will boost the Lions for the third Test

British and Irish Lions 2013: Lions lifted by return of Jamie Roberts and Alex Corbisiero

Both could be fit for final Test as Andy Farrell denies Mike Phillips was left out for breaking curfew

Lions announce five changes for what could be the decisive Test against Wallabies

Paul O'Connell and Alex Corbisiero injured and Alex Cuthbert, Mike Phillips and Tom Croft replaced

The Lions' Jamie Roberts looked in pain as he received treatment for an injury that could rule him out of the next match (David Davies/PA)

British and Irish Lions 2013: Jamie Roberts 'a grave doubt' for first Test against Australia

The Wales international strained his hamstring against New South Wales Waratahs

Lion down: Jamie Roberts, the squad's only specialist inside-centre, receives treatment for a worrying injury sustained in the win over the Waratahs

British and Irish Lions 2013: Christian Wade and Brad Barritt summoned from England's tour to Argentina

Concerns grow about the fitness of George North and Jamie Roberts

George North of the Lions pushes away from the defence during the match between the Queensland Reds and the British & Irish Lions

The Lions: Manu Tuilagi and George North knocks give Warren Gatland a headache

Centre and wing are doubts for Test opener so Zebo to make debut against Waratahs

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British and Irish Lions 2013: Tourists learn little from 64-0 victory over Combined Country XV

New ways of getting the team up to speed must be found ahead of the first Test

From left to right: Australian radio presenters Mel Greig and Michael Christian, and nurse Jacintha Saldanha who put through their prank call

Radio 'top jock' award for nurse death Australian prank DJ is 'disgraceful' says Keith Vaz

Michael Greig says regardless of the tragic events following the hoax, he is 'still at the top of his game'

Tongue lashing: Mike Phillips scores a mouthwatering second try as the Lions open their summer tour with a 59-8 thrashing of the Barbarians in Hong Kong yesterday

David Flatman: Never mind the biceps, this Lions team has got real class

From the Front Row: Warren Gatland's Lions show glimpses of magic as momentum gathers for tour of Australia

Nurse Roger Dean receiving oxygen after a fire at a rest home killed 11 residents in the outer Sydney suburb of Quakers Hill. Dean has pleaded guilty to starting the fire

Nurse Roger Dean pleads guilty to Sydney nursing home deaths

Nurse pleads guilty to a crime few can comprehend: starting the fire which killed three people outright and claimed eight more lives in the ensuing weeks

Skipper George Skivington to stay with London Irish for three more years

Former England Saxons captain George Skivington has extended his contract with London Irish.

Flooded road is impassible in Bundaberg, Queensland. At least 1200 properties are already flooded, and there are fears that could reach 2000

Four die as floods strike eastern Australia

Torrential downpours have left thousands of homes flooded in eastern Australia, with more rain and high winds expected in Queensland and New South Wales.

Wildfires rage in Australia amid searing heat

Firefighters battled scores of wildfires raging across south-east Australia today as authorities evacuated national parks and warned that blistering temperatures and high winds had led to “catastrophic” conditions in some areas.

More Aboriginal youths face jail

For the crime of stealing a packet of hamburger buns, a magistrate sentenced 17-year-old Sam Davies to 12 months in juvenile detention, reinforcing a trend that, according to latest statistics, sees Aboriginal children jailed at 31 times the rate of their white counterparts.

British tourist killed falling from Australian waterfall Wentworth Falls

20-year-old man said to have fallen 100 metres from Wentworth Falls in New South Wales

Sydney-based 2DayFM radio presenters Michael Christian and Mel Greig

Australian DJs unlikely to be charged over Duchess of Cambridge prank phone call that led to nurse Jacintha Saldanha's death

Australian police have said that two Australian DJs were unlikely to be charged over a prank call to the hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated, after which a nurse from Bristol died.

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