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Why Brits are gloating like hell over the Aussies

British sport is experiencing a remarkable renaissance

13 July 2013

9:00 AM

13 July 2013

9:00 AM

You really have to feel sorry for the Lions. Their glorious victory in Sydney on our Saturday morning to clinch the series against Australia should have been the sporting event of the northern summer, and the rugby players would have expected to find themselves all over the sports pages of the London papers on Monday, and maybe even the front pages.

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