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Mitch Phillips

Rugby - I'm serious, says Jones after tipping Nowell as England flanker

17 Jan 2019

LONDON What do you do if you are blessed with an abundance of talented wingers but face a perennial problem at flanker? The obvious answer, if England coach Eddie Jones isn't taking the media for a ride, is to put Jack Nowell in the number seven shirt.

Rugby - Hartley's halo slipping as Jones omits skipper

17 Jan 2019

LONDON The official line is that Dylan Hartley has been omitted from England's Six Nations squad due to injury but the fact that he is also absent from next week's training camp, having already lost his starting berth, suggests it might be a tough road back.

Hartley, Care out for England's Six Nations opener

17 Jan 2019

LONDON Co-captain Dylan Hartley and scrumhalf Danny Care have been left out of the England's initial Six Nations championship squad as Eddie Jones started the long run-in to the World Cup by celebrating his shrinking injury list.

Rugby-Hartley and Care out, Brown recalled by England for Six Nations

17 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 17 Co-captain Dylan Hartley and scrumhalf Danny Care have been left out of the England squad to face Ireland in the Six Nations while back Mike Brown and Dan Cole were recalled by coach Eddie Jones on Thursday.

SPANISH POLICE MAKE 83 ARRESTS INCLUDING 28 PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS IN TENNIS FIXING INVESTIGATION - EUROPOL

10 Jan 2019

SPANISH POLICE MAKE 83 ARRESTS INCLUDING 28 PROFESSIONAL PLAYERS IN TENNIS FIXING INVESTIGATION - EUROPOL

England players at higher risk of training injuries under Jones

09 Jan 2019

LONDON Players were twice as likely to be injured when training with England last season than the average since 2002 and those injuries kept them out of the game five times longer, the RFU's latest report on injury data revealed on Wednesday.

PREVIEW-Soccer-Romance rationed as big clubs reluctantly embrace FA Cup

03 Jan 2019

LONDON, Jan 3 One of the traditional highlights of the British sporting year takes place this weekend when the big clubs join the FA Cup in the third round but, with every passing season, its famed "romance" appears the preserve of die-hard traditionalists.

United run out of patience with Mourinho, Pochettino in the frame

18 Dec 2018

LONDON Jose Mourinho's relationship with Manchester United reached irretrievable breakdown a long time ago but the Old Trafford hierarchy finally served the divorce papers on Tuesday as the world's biggest club sacked the game's most famous manager. | Video

Yearender : Rugby - Cracks in New Zealand edifice give rest of world hope

18 Dec 2018

LONDON New Zealand won 12 of their 14 games, secured the Rugby Championship for the fourth year in a row and Bledisloe Cup for the 16th, yet 2018 was the year when people began to think the mighty All Blacks might be vulnerable.

William Hill sports book award shared for first time

27 Nov 2018

LONDON The William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award has been shared for the first time as the story of an 11-year-old's remarkable swim across the English Channel and a biography of Northern Irish boxer Eamonn Magee divided the spoils on Tuesday.

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