Sport Ben Westwood had a return to his marauding best putting the Wolves on the fast track to a Super League Grand Final

A quartet of tries from Ben Westwood, back to his marauding best, put the Wolves on the fast track to a Super League Grand Final.

Police probe possible sighting of missing girl

Police searching for missing nine-year-old Shannon Matthews said today they were treating a possible sighting of her near her home as "significant".

Search launched for missing girl

Police were today searching for a nine-year-old girl who has been missing from her home since yesterday evening.

St Helens 30 Warrington 22: Saints make the most of Wolves' injury woes

Warrington's long wait for a win at St Helens goes on, largely thanks to a typical Saints purple patch of three tries in six minutes after half-time.

Wildcats' enigma enjoys another life: Brough love takes rebel without a comb home

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Discovering the real Eddie Waring

He pioneered rugby league on television before illness turned him into a laughing stock, but now a new book seeks to rehabilitate atrue visionary

Being Eddie Waring, by Tony Hannan

Admired ambassador for rugby league or prat in a hat? Few sports commentators have polarised opinion as starkly as Eddie Waring did during his 45 years of broadcasting for the BBC, and while Tony Hannan airs the case against him fairly, he is firmly in the pro-Waring camp, arguing that his mainly northern critics did not appreciate his remit to popularise the game to the country as a whole. Hannan's impressively researched biography paints a picture of a complex man, who began as a go-ahead, innovative administrator at his local club, Dewsbury, moved on to journalism and became a national treasure while always maintaining a private side. Tellingly, few players have a bad word to say about The Talking Trilby, instead relating many unsung acts of kindness. His unique vowels were last heard at a match in 1981, by which time the effect of Alzheimer's was already sadly evident, and he died in 1986. This book rightly rehabilitates him as far more of a pioneer than a mere musical-hall act.

Something To Declare: Check your passport expiry date now<br/> Meat-free around the world

Warning of the week: check your passport expiry date now

My Home: Alastair Sawday, travel publisher

He's famous for knowing the best hotels in Britain and the world, but Alastair Sawday is happy to put down roots in this Bristol townhouse

Questions Of Cash

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Gallagher gives Batley dramatic win

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Kelly leading fight for West Yorkshire pride

Dewsbury coach faces a fierce rivalry in National League One qualifying final but he has already won a far bigger battle, writes Dave Hadfield

Sculthorpe leads way as Saints overpower Widnes

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