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WELSHMAN’S camp say the world super-middleweight champion has snubbed an offer for a £2.5mil mega-fight
On a day when the defeat of Agnieszka Radwanska, the world No 5 and last year’s Wimbledon runner-up, demonstrated the difficulties that grass-court tennis offers even to the very best, the current British No 1 and one of her predecessors proved the value of experience on the sport’s most challenging surface.
ACT Brumbies 14 – British and Irish Lions 12, match report: Tourists tamed in first defeat to ‘local’ side in 17 years
It scarcely seems worth the effort for a representative team to fly halfway round the world for a rugby match and then fail to show up on the night, so Rory Best’s confession along those lines after this bitterly disappointing defeat – the first Lions failure against provincial opponents in 16 years – was sorrowful in the extreme. Precisely how deeply events have pierced the soul of the touring party is not yet known, but we will find out for sure this weekend when the Test series with the Wallabies gets underway in Brisbane.