James Corrigan

James Corrigan writes about golf and other sports for The Independent.

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Craig Bellamy and West Ham's Jack Collison (right) during a Wales training session at the Millennium Stadium

Wales night of sentiment for Speed

Gary Speed's teenaged sons will lead out Wales in the company of Aaron Ramsey and Craig Bellamy tonight, after their grandfather has given the team-talk in the dressing room. For very obvious and understandable reasons this friendly will resemble no other as the country pays tribute to their deceased manager.

Kenny Miller has a taste for unexpected glory after leading nine-man Rangers to the League Cup

Miller in hunt for hat-trick of national stage awards

Prolific striker has scored at Hampden and Millennium Stadium finals - now he wants to take Cardiff City to Wembley glory

Tom Daley has been at the centre of a media storm over comments made by the British diving coach about his attitude to Olympic preparation

The Last Word: Daley is a poster boy for hysteria

Fuss over young diver shows that our national lust for Olympic gold is out of control – and the Games haven't even started

George North of Wales puts in a heavy tackle to drive back the England fly-half, Owen Farrell

Warburton and Gatland wave red flag after 'HQ' falls

Captain and coach salute Triple Crown winners despite knowing Wales were some way below exhilarating best

Steven (left) and Anthony line up on different sides tomorrow

Clash Of The Cousins: Anthony Gerrard

Anthony Gerrard has taken a very different route to Wembley than his cousin. He tells James Corrigan why the final means so much

Wales rugby captain Sam Warburton (far left), world champion boxer Nathan Cleverly (centre) and Cardiff City captain Mark Hudson all hope to taste victory this weekend

Boxing. Rugby. Football: Cardiff chasing a 'Triple Crown'

Wales in the rugby and Cleverly in the ring – but they really will be singing in the Valleys if the Bluebirds can beat Liverpool

The Wales team pictured in training this week

Jones returns to find Welsh thinking big

The 6ft 7in second row is not much larger than most of his backs. James Corrigan considers whether size really is everything

Ryan Jones is relishing Saturday’s showdown but is under no illusions how tough it will be

Jones happy to be old dog among Wales' young pups

Veteran forward knows what it takes to win at English HQ but predicts a snarl-up on Saturday

Sir Trevor Brooking, Adrian Bevington and David Bernstein

The Last Word: It's time, gentlemen please...

The Football Association are in no hurry to appoint a new England manager. Big mistake – Euro 2012 is looming horribly large

The game between France and Ireland was postponed due to the weather

French clubs want Ireland game in June

The Six Nations Committee will today move to snuff out a French club rebellion and reschedule Saturday's postponed international between France and Ireland for 4 March. The French Rugby League has written to the committee, pointing out that 10 of the Top 14 weekends this season already clash with international fixtures and asking for the France-Ireland game to be held over until June, when the French club season ends. Understandably, the authorities are determined to avoid that scenario and will insist on the game taking place on the spare weekend between what would have been the third and fourth round of matches.

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