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  Thursday, 24 October, 2002, 15:40 GMT 16:40 UK
Keith Wood consoles fellow Irishman Rob Henderson Australia break Lions' hearts
The world champion Wallabies claim their first ever series victory over the Lions with a stunning 29-23 win in Sydney.
Austin Healey Healey fined after inquiry
Austin Healey is fined for bringing the Lions tour into disrepute over comments he made in a newspaper article.
George Smith celebrates the wallabies win Support grows for Lions revamp
Former Lions coaches, Dick Best and Geoff Cooke, admit changes must be made ahead of future tours.
Henry hits out at Lions 'betrayal'
Graham Henry says Matt Dawson and Austin Healey let the whole team down with their controversial newspaper columns.
Healey in fresh attack on Henry
Austin Healey is set to re-ignite his feud with Graham Henry when a new book by the Leicester star is published.
Healey: I told the truth
Austin Healey says his controversial newspaper column was a true reflection of his feelings on the Lions tour of Australia.
Lions 'veto video nasty'
The official video of the Lions' controversial tour of Australia has been heavily censored, according to reports.
Lions laid bare
Exclusive recordings from inside the Lions dressing room on BBC Radio 4's Injured Pride reveal the tension in the camp.
Get up close and personal with the Lions
BBC Sport Online gave you the chance to relive every moment from the 2001 British and Irish Lions Tour Down Under.
Gibbs' Lions fatigue fears
Lions veteran Scott Gibbs warns that the burden being placed on players could threaten future tours.
Healey agent on the attack
Austin Healey's agent questions the authority of the Lions disciplinary panel the player has been called to appear before.
Woodward: Henry not to blame
England manager Clive Woodward insists he does not blame Graham Henry for the Lions' defeat in Australia.
'Hard-nosed' Henry's style divisive
Wales team manager Alan Phillips says Graham Henry's will to win may have made the non-Test Lions feel left out.
Healey set for official rap
Austin Healey will appear in front of a Lions disciplinary committee following his controversial newspaper comments.
Dawson takes second Lions swipe
England scrum-half Matt Dawson claims that the Lions tour schedule was "crazy".
Healey's final insult
Austin Healey admits he expects a fine for his comments, before taking a final swipe at the Lions tour and the Wallabies.
Woodward slates Lions coach
England coach Clive Woodward is reported to have strongly criticised the leadership of Lions boss Graham Henry.
Henry wants Lions overhaul
Lions coach Graham Henry believes the touring party and the number of games they play should be reduced.
Do I not like Aussies
BBC Sport Online look back at other famous sporting outbursts, following the uproar surrounding Austin Healey.
Never the same again
BBC Sport's Alastair Hignell looks back at the controversial comments made by Austin Healey and their impact on the third Lions Test.
Healey faces disciplinary action
Austin Healey angers Lions bosses over his criticism of the Wallabies before the final Test defeat in Sydney.
Johnson sorry after series defeat
Lions skipper Martin Johnson apologises to fans after their 29-23 defeat in the third and final Test in Sydney.
Macqueen bows out at the top
Rod Macqueen retires after victory over the Lions as Australia's most successful rugby union coach.
Our greatest achievement
BBC Sport Online columnist David Giffin says beating the Lions is Australia's greatest achievement of the last few years.
Lions third Test player ratings
BBC Sport Online marks the Lions players out of 10 for their displays in the third Test defeat by Australia.
Dawson: We blew it
BBC Sport Online columnist Matt Dawson says the Lions threw away a great opportunity to win the Test series against Australia.
Charvis: Wallabies worthy winners
BBC Sport Online columnist Colin Charvis says that the Lions can take pride but credit is due to Australia for winning the series.
Missed opportunities
Brian O'Driscoll says it was a very even series, but the world champions proved what a great team they are.
Quinnell proud of battling Lions
Despite losing the Test series, Scott Quinnell says the tourists can leave Australia with their heads high.
James: We weren't sharp enough
Dafydd James, restored to the Lions side on the morning of the third Test, says the Wallabies were that bit sharper.
Clockwatch: Australia 29-23 Lions
Minute-by-minute action from the third Test in Sydney where Australia win the series decider against the Lions.
Smith unfazed by Aussie triumph
As New Zealand build-up for this season's Tri-Nations series, their coach Wayne Smith dismisses Australia's triumph over the Lions.
Australia batter wounded Lions
Australia restore their reputation as world champions to level the series against the Lions in Melbourne.
Dawson: Time to re-group
BBC Sport Online columnist Matt Dawson says the Lions are hurting after paying the price for missed opportunities.
Lions second Test player ratings
BBC Sport Online awards the Lions players marks out of 10 as Australia run rampant in Melbourne.
Clockwatch: Australia 35-14 Lions
Minute-by-minute action from the second Test in Melbourne where Australia enjoy a comfortable victory to level the series.
O'Driscoll's Try of the Test
Brian O'Driscoll's wonderful score for the Lions against Australia is BBC Sport Online's Try of the first Test.
Lions roar to historic victory
The Lions run in four glorious tries to blow Australia away 29-13 in the First Test in Brisbane.
Lions first Test player ratings
Ireland's awesome trio lead the way as BBC Sport Online awards the Lions players marks out of 10 for their first Test win.
Clockwatch: Australia 13-29 Lions
Minute by minute action from the first Test at the Gabba as the Lions storm to victory against Australia.
Follow the Lions with the BBC
The Lions tour to Australia will be extensively covered by BBC Sport Online and Radio Five Live.
Lions in the new era
In the era of professionalism is there still a place for the Lions to roam? Sport Online looks at the significance of the Lions to world rugby.
Lions tour schedule
Click here for full details of the Lions tour Down Under.


Live Lions scores

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Scott Quinnell (l) and David Young are defending coach, Graham HenryHome truths
Downbeat Lions back home and defending tour

Talking PointFORUM
Your chance to quiz Matt Dawson Tough Test
Lions scrum-half Matt Dawson quizzed

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Leicester's Austin Healey is looking forward to getting back on the pitch for the Tigers No regrets
Healey wants to get on with playing

Sports Talk SPORTS TALK
Are the Lions fir for the final Test in Sydney Lion hearts
Share your thoughts on a thrilling series


Ultimate Lions video!


A top psychologist suggests yellow is the key to sporting success.
Yellow fever



Clowning around


Alistair Hignell reflects on the Lions tour to Australia
Life with the lippy Lions


Matt Dawson talks to BBC Sport Online about his Lions' heartache
Sydney sorrow


Brian O'Driscoll gives Sport Online his latest thoughts on the Lions tour of Australia
Missed opportunities



Lions tour guide


Lions third Test player ratingsPlayer ratings
Marks out of 10 for the Lions' third Test defeat

BBC Sport Online pundit David GiffinGreatest ever
Aussie lock David Giffin on the series win

Lion talk
Exclusive news from inside the camp

Joe Roff congratulates double try-scorer Danny HerbertAussie joy
Images from epic deciding Test in Sydney

Win a Lions shirt signed by members of the squadLions comp
Have you won a signed Lions shirt?

Click here for the Lions tour scheduleResults/fix
Details of the Lions tour Down Under

Audio/Video
Reports and views from the Lions camp

Lions talk
The players give their views on the tour
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