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Analysis: Barbarians have the talent to test Lions if preparation is right

The Barbarians will need to step up several gears from their dismal display against England if they are to trouble the Lions - but coach Dai Young …

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Sergio Parisse to captain as Barbarians ring the changes

British & Irish Lions<p>Sergio Parisse to captain as Barbarians ring the changes<p>ESPN Staff<p>May 29, 2013<p>Barbarians captain Sergio Parisse takes part in a …

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Lions 2013: Barbarians booze ban lasts less than a day as players pictured drinking in Hong Kong

The Barbarians' self-imposed alcohol ban lasted from breakfast until dinner on Wednesday in Hong Kong as pictures emerged on Twitter of players drinking at the Hong Kong Races.<p>Baa-Baas manager Derek Quinnell said the squad, embarrassed by their performance in the 40-12 defeat to England on Sunday,</b> …

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Vern Cotter denies offering to resign his post at Clermont but his Scotland future remains unclear

In the absence of a permanent head coach, confusion continues to reign at the Scottish Rugby Union.<p>A press conference to clarify Vern Cotter’s situation as Scotland head coach left everyone present – including the New Zealander himself – none the wiser as to when he would take over.<p>Cotter is …

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Vern Cotter eyes World Cup push with Scotland

<b>Vern Cotter thinks he can make Scotland a force to be reckoned with at the World Cup, despite only having a year to work with the squad full-time.</b><p>Cotter is to take over team affairs in June 2014 when his contract as Clermont Auvergne head coach expires.<p>"If you don't enter the competition with the …