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When it comes to elite rugby, where margins between success and failure grow ever more slim, and the historical notion of haves and have-nots has been steadily eroded to the point of outright abolition, inclement weather conditions serve a dual purpose.

Australian Rugby Union has announced former Test prop Ewen McKenzie as the new Qantas Wallabies Head Coach from early August.

The selection of Australia’s third highest capped player, four years after his most recent Test appearance, highlights the Qantas Wallabies side named today ahead of Saturday night’s third and series-deciding game against the British & Irish Lions in Sydney.

The Qantas Wallabies have received a boost on the eve of the second Test of the DHL Australia 2013 Lions Tour against the British & Irish Lions with confirmation that Australia’s second most capped front-rower, Benn Robinson, has re-signed with Australian Rugby for a further three years. 

Brumbies front-rower Ben Alexander will become just the 38th Australian to feature in 50 Tests after being named today as part of the Qantas Wallabies side to take on the British & Irish Lions in Melbourne on Saturday evening.
 

Former Wallaby Al Baxter analyses the first test between the Qantas Wallabies and the British & Irish Lions in Brisbane.

Former Wallaby Stephen Hoiles provides 6 insights on the British & Irish Lions v Brumbies.

 Every single successful team has a few players who exude grit, determination and stand up most when crunch time comes.

 I’m hoping against all hope Will Genia has been pacing his output this Super Rugby season.

An old axiom quotes that “it is not the size of the dog in the fight; it’s the size of the fight in the dog that counts”.