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To litigate a legal controversy; to argue a lawsuit in court as an attorney; to sit in the role of a judge or jury to investigate and decide upon questions of law and fact presented in such an action.

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FACT Warren Gatland has never been challenged before by a bonus-point system during his four years and 43 matches at the Wales helm THE GATLAND TRY COUNT WALES have only scored more than three tries during Warren Gatland's reign on three occasions, against Italy in 2008, Scotland in 2009 and the Barbarians in 2011.
After several tries it got so that he could barely run down the hill on the bails.
Early tries for the home side, the first a penalty try and the second from Chris Zutic, saw Broadstreet into a 14-3 lead before the visitors fought back through a try for Blaine Bonnin-Ward.
A 38-6 14,768 Tries: Ferguson 2, McGillvary, Lunt 2, Robinson.
Newbridge put out Llantrisant 24-11 with tries by Martin Ackerman, No.8 David Ford and Kristian Perry, all converted by Gavin Ashman, who added a penalty, while Jason Alford kicked two penalties for the Black Army and No.8 David Owens scored a try.
It took him an embarrassing four tries and he was about eight or nine warm beers deep.
The tired Lions and unusually vulnerable Australian defence may well yield more tries in the final match where risks are going to have to be taken at some stage.
Nick Jones bagged two tries and Mark Thomas landed a penalty.
Rugby could not retain possession and two more converted tries left Lions facing a very heavy defeat.
Four of the tries were shared between centre Mitchell Ford and scrum-half Lee Tucker and there were tries also for centre Sam Crowley and flanker Toby Davies.
The hard-working Pontypridd pack laid the foundations for this fine away win, with the Ponty backs building on the forwards' work to run in six second-half tries.
Stour put the issue out of sight within minutes of the second half, Rundle running in this third try, taking his tally to 25 for the season before full back Mark Harrison made it six tries just a minute later.