Two eras ended with the death of the three-times champion jump jockey, Terry Biddlecombe, at the age of 72. He was one of the last of the great saddle swashbucklers, young men who rode and played hard and lived for the moment with scant regard for health or safety, even if such constraints had then existed. And his second life in racing, which brought him to the affectionate note of a whole new generation of the sport's fans, was as valid and possibly the more rewarding. One was a function of his love of living, the other brought the love of his life.
Gloucestershire Police officer allegedly swore and said ‘you’re lucky I didn’t knock you out’
Brad Barritt believes the current Saracens side is the best in his five years at the club
Sarries return to the top of the table with a dominant first-half display
The afternoon started with a cross bar collapsing during a pre-match supporters’ kick about and finished with the referee being knocked over by a ball to the back of the head. That was as exciting as this dreary try-less encounter got.
Worcester's director of rugby, Dean Ryan, makes his first return as a coach to Kingsholm today saying Gloucester are in their worst run of form for 15 years.
While At Fishers Cross and Reve De Sivola do battle for the Long Walk Hurdle at Ascot today, one cannot get away from the sense that the most significant action in their staying hurdlers’ category took place in a training spin at Exeter on Thursday.
A former Gloucestershire police community support officer who admitted drug-smuggling is facing 16 years in an Indonesian prison, if judges agree to prosecution demands.
Afoa had joined the Cherry and Whites in order to reunite his family according to director of rugby Nigel Davies
And the award for the biggest loser in sport goes to…
Shooting in Gloucestershire halted three weeks early, falling short of even a reduced target
Harlequins celebrated 50 years at their Twickenham Stoop ground with a 27-19 win over Gloucester as the visitors could not overcome the decisive loss of three men to the sin-bin.
The schoolgirl, named locally as Jasmine Clarkson, was found dead by paramedics after members of the public called police
Our XV best players from the first round of European action
Targeted animals wreak havoc on the Evironment Secretary’s key programme – but he still calls six-week cull ‘a success’
Owen Paterson, the Environment Secretary, will declare that the pilot badger cull has been a success, but admit that ministers have nearly halved targets for the number of animals to be killed.