Lions 2013: Tourists Must Beware the Rebels’ Yell

by Paul Cook in Melbourne - In terms of mental preparation, tonight’s clash between the Melbourne Rebels and the British & Irish Lions serves as perhaps an unwanted distraction for the tourists as they focus their attention towards winning Saturday’s second test and claiming their first series win since 1997 in the process. After the emotional highs of the last gasp victory in Brisbane, and the extra levels of desire and intensity they will need to go to in four days time in order to thwart a smarting Wallabies and achieve their goal, this game looms as something of a come down in between – a relative hill between two peaks. For that reason alone, it also looms as a potential banana skin, should those donning red fail to heed the lessons of last week’s reversal in Canberra. Of course, for th
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