The traditional trouser of posh countrymen is threatened by prejudice (and hipsters). But, after a difficult few years, the Sloanes look set to win back their colours, says Simon Usborne
Morpurgo started the farm in the 1970s so that city kids could try country life. Nick Duerden recalls his own week of wonder and wellies
The van forced pedestrians and cyclists to cross a busy road at peak commuter time
Graveney delighted cricket watchers with his mastery of the bowling, his elegance at the crease and his rarely failing geniality and courtesy
Gloucester 36 Leicester Tigers 16: Depleted Leicester endure a third Premiership defeat on the spin for the first time since 2011
Favourite beaten after 420 days out with injury as 66-1 shot claims galliardhomes.com Cleeve Hurdles at Cheltenham
Big Buck’s is back. More than a year after effortlessly extending his unbeaten sequence to 18, the four-time World Hurdle winner returns to Cheltenham for the Cleeve Hurdle on trials day to great fanfare and the delight of everyone connected with the sport.
Burns is expected to fill the whole left by Toulouse-bound Toby Flood at the Premiership rivals
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 four Welsh regional teams – Cardiff Blues, Newport-Gwent Dragons, Ospreys and Scarlets – have confirmed that they would not sign an extension to their participation agreement with the national governing body. They also warned that without a speedy solution to the long-running row over the Heineken Cup and on the future of the domestic Pro 12 tournament, they would "pursue further competition options".
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.
Gloucester’s gifted outside-centre lost out on a place in the autumn internationals through injury, but is fit again and eyeing Six Nations spot