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Harlequins director of rugby Conor OShea reckons England prop Joe Marler would have endured a hostile reception in Australia had he not withdrawn from the summer tour. Marler has been mired in controversy this season after being banned for a racial slur on Samson Lee of Wales during the Six Nations and for committing an act of foul play against Grenoble hooker Arnaud Heguy while playing front-row for Harlequins.After speaking to England head coach Eddie Jones, Marler decided to pull out of the Test against Wales on Sunday week and three-match series against the Wallabies on the grounds he is not in the right frame of mind to play international rugby. OShea believes it is the right decision and recalls the hostility displayed towards Marler by Montpellier fans before kick-off in Fridays Challenge Cup final in Lyon.When I heard the reaction from the French crowd that he got when his name was read out in Lyon last weekend all I could think was thank God hes not on the pitch to hear that, OShea said.I was down in Australia in 1994 and I remember trying to put in a contact lens, my picture being put up on the big screen, and someone saying, go back and put on your makeup. Conor OShea, Harlequins director of rugby You know Australia will not be backwards in coming forward and all things considered they have made the decision that is right for Joe in the long term.I know what hes gone through over the last few months and I respect whatever decision he and Eddie have made.And Marler indicated the pressure of a troubled season has taken its toll on him.It has been a very enjoyable but sometimes difficult season, said Marler in a statement released by the Rugby Football Union.After speaking to Eddie I have decided that the best thing for me is to take a rest and not go to Australia.Whenever you play for England you have to be 100 per cent and unfortunately Im not in that place at the moment. Its not a decision Ive come to lightly, but I feel I would be letting my team-mates and my country down if I were to tour. 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Onitsuka Tiger Online . -- Mike Smith never saw his first NHL goal go in.Greg Rutherford will bid for a first major indoor title after being named in Britains team for this months World Indoor Championships in Portland. Rutherford, the reigning Olympic and world long jump champion, is fit after missing the recent Glasgow Indoor grand prix and British trials with a minor injury and cold.The vast majority of Britains leading names are absent, with Mo Farah, who will compete at the World Half Marathon Championships in Cardiff on March 26, Jessica Ennis-Hill (Achilles injury) and Katarina Johnson-Thompson all opting to skip the event in the United States. Lynsey Sharp, the European and Commonwealth silver medallist over 800m, has made a late decision to compete, joining major championship debutant Adelle Tracey in the team.Andrew Robertson has been handed the second 60m spot alongside James Dasaolu after Richard Kilty made a late decision not to defend the world title he won two years ago in Sopot.The 25-year-old from Manchester was picked ahead of Sean Safo-Antwi after his second place, in 6.54 seconds, behind Dasaolu at the trials in Sheffield on Saturday.Chris Baker, the world No 2, is joined in the high jump by Olympic bronze medallist Robbie Grabarz.Shara Proctor, who won silver at last summers World Championships, is included in the long jump, having missed the trials as a precaution due to a tight hip. Morgan Lake, 18, will compete in the pentathlon. Pentathlete Morgan Lake is a rising star for Britain Nigel Levine (400m), Anddy Pozzi (60m hurdles) and Hannah England (1500m) all declined selection to focus on preparing for the outdoor season.ddddddddddddBritain has not entered a team for the mens or womens 4x400m relay. Tiffany Porter in the 60m hurdles is the only member of the team who won a medal in Sopot at the previous edition of the championships.British Athletics performance director Neil Black said: This is a team that has been selected on the basis that every athlete can realistically make their final, but also with an eye on their individual development looking towards the Olympics this year and the London 2017 World Championships.There have been some excellent performances during the indoor season and we are confident that many of those selected will be challenging for medals.It is important to remember that British Athletics focus, as well as that of the individual athletes, is geared towards Rio in this Olympic year and the World Indoors is one of many stepping stones our athletes will look to use.GB team for World Indoor Championships in Portland, March 17-20:Men60m - James Dasaolu, Andrew Robertson1500m - Charlie Grice, Chris OHare3,000m - Lee Emanuel, Tom Farrell60m hurdles - Lawrence ClarkeHigh jump - Chris Baker, Robbie GrabarzLong jump - Dan Bramble, Greg RutherfordWomen60m - Dina Asher-Smith, Asha Philip800m - Lynsey Sharp, Adelle Tracey3,000m - Josephine Moultrie, Steph Twell60m hurdles - Tiffany Porter, Serita SolomonHigh jump - Isobel PooleyLong jump - Shara Proctor, Lorraine UgenPentathlon - Morgan Lake Also See: Schedule/Results Ones to Watch Photos Athletics Video Cheap NFL Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys Wholesale NFL Jerseys Jerseys From China Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap Jerseys ' ' '

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