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CALUM GILES repaid the confidence of his coach, Neil Hawgood, who played him at inside- left for just about the whole of Southgate's game against Guildford, with a hat-trick of penalty corners as the Middlesex side enjoyed a comfortable 4-1 victory.

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Three win pounds 32m in Game

THREE entrepreneurial brothers will share pounds 32.8m when Game, the computer software retailer, comes to the market next month, after the company's shares were priced at the top end of expectations. The trio, led by chairman Neil Taylor who co-founded Game in 1990, will sell around half of their existing 48.6 per cent stake. They will retain a 22.65 per cent stake, worth pounds 33.5m.

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THE Tideway Head of the River Race from Chiswick to Putney today is likely to be dominated by Leander Club, the home of most of the leading men's group in the British National team.

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The author Iain Banks, 43, published his first novel, 'The Wasp Factory', to great acclaim in 1984. He has written 15 more novels, including 'The Crow Road', serialised on Channel 4 last year, several works of science fiction, and 'A Song of Stone', recently published in hardback. He lives in Fife with his wife Annie. Musician Paul Roberts, 37, replaced Hugh Cornwell as the frontman for the Stranglers in 1990. He began playing in bands at 16; since then he has worked with a string of top industry names, including the Lightning Seeds. He lives in west London with his girlfriend, Rusty, and son Jody
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