Former New Zealand coach John Mitchell has pledged his future to the Western Force amid reports linking him with the vacant Australia post.
The Wallabies are seeking a replacement for the recently-sacked Eddie Jones but Mitchell, who only this year was installed as the coach of the newly-formed Western Force Super 14 team, has ruled himself out of the running.
"I am totally committed to the players, support staff and organisation in Perth," said Mitchell, who has a three-year contract with Western Force.
"I pursued this challenge in Perth from day one and it's unfinished business."
Representing the British & Irish Lions is the pinnacle of any player's career, according to two-Tour veteran Phil Vickery, who says the experience is further enhanced by the mass support afforded to them in the southern hemisphere.
British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton has vowed never to leave his native Wales and wants more players to follow his lead, rather than assume the grass is greener on the other side of the Channel.
Ryan Grant displayed some impressive singing skills while on tour with the British & Irish Lions. The full release of Lions Raw will be available on DVD and Blu-Ray from October 28th. Pre-order on Amazon.
This clip featuring Simon Zebo will whet your appetite ahead of the much anticipated release of 'Lions Raw', the official Behind the Scenes documentary of the successful 2013 Tour. Full release on October 28th and available on DVD and Blu-Ray.