The Northern Irishman struck a 63 in the opening round to put him nine under par
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Sunday 10 August 2008
A houseproud dragon called Temeraire is clearing some living space inside a Welsh cave. He's annoyed by the other dragons in the human-guarded encampment and he misses his captain, Will Laurence, who has been charged with treason. As he waits to be reunited with Laurence, Temeraire ponders international dragon loyalty, human war and European politics as the French advance towards London.
Tuesday 29 July 2008
Manchester United winger Chris Eagles has joined Coca-Cola Championship club Burnley on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee believed to be in excess of £1m.
Monday 28 July 2008
Manchester United took the honours in the first of three meetings in a month with Portsmouth.
Sunday 20 July 2008
If there was anything clear and uncomplicated to emerge from the buffeting Royal Birkdale took yesterday it was that despite all that wind the lowest front nine of the tournament so far was recorded.
Sunday 06 July 2008
Monday 02 June 2008
Wales have gone for the experience of Stephen Jones at fly-half for Saturday's opening Test against South Africa in Bloemfontein.
Friday 02 May 2008
As both a writer and an environmentalist, I have long been on a quest for writing which finds a language for our relationship with what we like to call "nature" without recourse to agitprop, hippie sentiment or an over-dependence on science. I have searched in the usual places – Schumacher, Lovelock, Thoreau, Wordsworth – but it was the work of an almost-forgotten poet which gave me what I had been looking for.
Sunday 13 April 2008
Ospreys won this at a canter to add another boost to the status of Welsh rugby. Winning the Six Nations Grand Slam will obviously go down as by far the biggest achievement of the season but don't underestimate the value of a Welsh region winning a cup final against one of the major English clubs; at Twickenham of all places.
Monday 18 February 2008
Monday 11 February 2008
Irrelevant it may ultimately have proved, but so too was it inexcusable. If Scotland were already incensed at the video referee's decision to award a try to Shane Williams at a critical juncture in Cardiff on Saturday, then that fury will only intensify when they hear the allegation that Carlo Damasco turned down the chance to see the evidence that best showed the Wales wing's foot out of touch.
Thursday 10 January 2008
Question: when does a sparrow excite more birdwatchers than an eagle would? Answer: when it's a white-crowned sparrow from the United States, hopping around in Norfolk.
Wednesday 19 December 2007
It is three years since George Galloway's famous libel victory against The Daily Telegraph, but still the firebrand Respect MP's name lingers around the newspaper's Victoria office like a stale Aberdeen kipper.
Monday 30 October 2006
Few investors would have backed sugar and starch producer Tate & Lyle to be among the FTSE 100's best performers over the last 12 months. However, the shares have added almost 80 per cent since last November and after many years on the public market the stock is now in previously uncharted territory.
Wednesday 23 August 2006
Saturday 01 April 2006
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