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Simmonds brothers lead Exeter to rampant victory at La Rochelle

Simmonds brothers lead Exeter to rampant victory at La Rochelle

Just as they begin to falter on the domestic front, Exeter finally find some form in Europe. Typical. It looks as if Saracens are going to adopt a philosophical position on Europe for a season. If so, one of their most vocal critics may just be about...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Northern Ireland head for Euro 2020 play-offs after draw with Netherlands

Northern Ireland head for Euro 2020 play-offs after draw with Netherlands

The anticlimactic air at full-time summed things up. Northern Ireland had just held the Netherlands, with a play-off place for Euro 2020 already secured, yet the prevailing sense was one of nagging disappointment as their hopes of automatic...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Gerard Piqué says revamped Davis Cup is ‘project of my life’

Gerard Piqué says revamped Davis Cup is ‘project of my life’

It is a wonder Gerard Piqué can accommodate all his activities in any 24-hour day. Or answer his phone. When we finally get around to talking after a few false starts he is voluble and polite and determined to make the revamped Davis Cup in Madrid...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Jacob Stockdale helps Ulster hang on for hard-fought victory at Bath

Jacob Stockdale helps Ulster hang on for hard-fought victory at Bath

There is a significant difference between the best in Europe and the rest. Bath and Ulster are two previous winners of the tournament but their heyday was in a different decade and, for all the endeavour and spirit the two sides showed in providing an...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
James Pattinson to miss first Test against Pakistan after conduct breach

James Pattinson to miss first Test against Pakistan after conduct breach

James Pattinson will miss the first Test against Pakistan after being found guilty of a code of conduct breach stemming from Victoria’s Sheffield Shield loss to Queensland. The Victorian paceman was reported for a slur against a Queensland player at...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Jos Buttler and Joe Denly excel with the bat in England tour match

Jos Buttler and Joe Denly excel with the bat in England tour match

Jos Buttler’s sixth first-class century made it three encouraging ticks for England’s revamped batting lineup before Thursday’s first Test against New Zealand. The 29-year-old has been restored as the team’s wicketkeeper for the forthcoming two-match...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Colin Kaepernick ready to play for any team after abruptly moved tryout

Colin Kaepernick ready to play for any team after abruptly moved tryout

A spirited Colin Kaepernick said he was ready to play anywhere in the National Football League after a long awaited tryout at an Atlanta area high school on Saturday. “I’ve been ready for three years. I’ve been denied for three years,” said the former...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
England hope Chris Silverwood’s arrival can herald start of golden era

England hope Chris Silverwood’s arrival can herald start of golden era

It seems only yesterday that a weary England Test side pitched up in New Zealand after a heavy defeat in the 2017-18 Ashes and succumbed to the charms of Trent Boult, Tim Southee and the pink ball for a series-ruining 58 all out in Auckland. Eighteen...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa out for season with dislocated right hip

Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa out for season with dislocated right hip

What was planned to be the last series of the day for Tua Tagovailoa ended in the final play of his season – and maybe his Alabama career. The Crimson Tide’s star quarterback will miss the rest of the season after dislocating his right hip in the...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Lydia Thompson pounces in England Women’s dramatic win over France

Lydia Thompson pounces in England Women’s dramatic win over France

England’s grand slam winners have not been beaten since France did so in Grenoble 18 months ago but that record is only just intact. It needed a last-minute try from the wing Lydia Thompson to defeat their only real rivals in Europe when they escaped...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
England’s Eddie Jones: I made two selection mistakes in World Cup final

England’s Eddie Jones: I made two selection mistakes in World Cup final

The England coach Eddie Jones has admitted he should have started Joe Marler instead of Mako Vunipola at loosehead prop in the World Cup final. England, who were chasing their second title, were defeated 32-12 by South Africa in Yokohama and Jones...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
European Champions Cup roundup: Quins crushed by rampant Clermont

European Champions Cup roundup: Quins crushed by rampant Clermont

Harlequins suffered a heavy defeat in their Champions Cup opener at Clermont Auvergne, losing 53-21. The excellent Alivereti Raka and Peceli Yato scored two tries apiece in a dominant display from the three-time finalists, who were making their return...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Happy Diva makes it second time lucky with BetVictor Gold Cup triumph

Happy Diva makes it second time lucky with BetVictor Gold Cup triumph

Racing rarely hands out second chances, here above all, but Happy Diva and Richard Patrick were delighted to be exceptions to the rule on Saturday as Kerry Lee’s mare made it second time lucky in the BetVictor Gold Cup, one of the most valuable and...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Wayne Bennett says Great Britain’s loss to PNG shows growth of game

Wayne Bennett says Great Britain’s loss to PNG shows growth of game

The Great Britain coach, Wayne Bennett, says the Lions’ whitewash on their tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea demonstrates the rising standards of the international game. The eagerly awaited return of the Lions after a 12-year absence turned...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 
Gloucester suffer Champions Cup loss to Toulouse despite Joe Simpson’s tries

Gloucester suffer Champions Cup loss to Toulouse despite Joe Simpson’s tries

Two tries by the scrum-half Joe Simpson could not prevent Gloucester losing 25-20 to Toulouse in their opening Pool 5 match of the Champions Cup. Simpson’s efforts, both in the first half, took the wind out of Toulouse’s sails and they trailed 20-9 at...

yesterday, 08:47 in Sport
 


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