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Giles feels that England cannot overlook someone of Pietersen's ability given their failure to capitalise on winning positions in Australia

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George Smith of the Wallabies talks to team mate Michael Hooper
Sam Warburton was probably the Lions’ best player in Melbourne

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With O’Connell out, it leaves O’Driscoll as the obvious candidate

Gold Rush: Australia’s Adam Ashley-Cooper dives over for the only try in his side’s victory against the Lions in Melbourne

Lions tour: Genius Will Genia choreographs vital steps in Wallaby waltz

Scrum-half shows leadership and invention to outwit the Lions defence

Craig Mitchell pays for bar brawl after lions win

Exeter prop is fined after late-night scrap in Brisbane

Will Genia during Australia training yesterday

British and Irish Lions 2013: Will Genia ready to block Ben Youngs’ escape routes

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Tommy Bowe, with hurling glove, during training in Melbourne

Tommy Bowe back for Lions thanks to savvy surgeon and hurling glove

When the wing broke a hand he thought his tour was over. Until, that is, he met Dr Rowen

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

British and Irish Lions 2013: Tom Youngs sees room for improvement in second Test

The Lions play the Melbourne Rebels tomorrow

Injury concerns for Lions

The British and Irish Lions have been hit by a potential double injury blow ahead of next Saturday's second Test against Australia in Melbourne.

Australia’s Israel Folau and the Lions’ George North are similar in style and intensity

Australia v The Lions: Honours end even in clash of two titans

George North and Israel Folau add a compelling rivalry to the spectacle

Christian Leali'ifano is taken from the field are suffering a head injury after just 52 seconds of his Test debut

British and Irish Lions: Tommy Bowe and Manu Tuilagi likely to return as Australia deal with their own casualties

Wallabies saw Christian Leali'ifano concussed after just 52 second before being joined on the sidelines by Berrick Barnes, Pat McCabe and Adam Ashley-Cooper

Teenage killer is finally discovered in Australia, after 15 years on run from British police

Simon Hennessey was serving a life sentence for killing his elderly aunt when he was just 14-years-old

Manu Tuilagi was earmarked to play the role of impact substitute

British and Irish Lions 2013: Manu Tuilagi's tour in doubt with Lions limping towards first Test

Nerve problems are complicating centre's shoulder injury and adding to gloom ahead of Saturday opener

<b>1. Ryan Grant - 4/10</b><br/>
Really struggled to cope with the unexpected power in the scrum by the Brumbies pack. Failed to set the platform for the Lions which cost them dear.

ACT Brumbies v British and Irish Lions - player ratings

The Lions suffered their first defeat of the 2013 tour

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