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Brumbies take away Lions unbeaten record

Rory Best no match for Brumbies defense

Jun 19, 2013


Warren Gatland said he would swap a defeat in Canberra for victory in the first Test in Brisbane on Saturday. The first half of his equation has duly materialised.

There were particular issues up front, where the Brumbies dominated the breakdown and preyed on Rory Best's increasingly fallibility at the lineout; three not straight, three filched by the opposition. Captain on the night, Best was a shell of a man by the time he was replaced around the hour. His nerve has gone.


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