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In-form Melbourne Rebels backrower Scott Higginbotham was Wednesday ruled out of this month's Test series against the British and Irish Lions with a serious shoulder injury. 

Scott Higginbotham of the Melbourne Rebels is tackled during a Super 15 match in Melbourne on May 17, 2013. He was Wednesday ruled out of this month's Test series against the British and Irish Lions with a serious shoulder injury.

The Rebels captain was named in coach Robbie Deans' initial 25-man Wallabies squad to face the Lions and would have been a certain starter had he not dislocated his shoulder in Saturday's game against the Queensland Reds.

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