Harlequins’ doomed attempt to play fast and loose against a Scarlets team that knows no other way – “we will never change,” said the Welsh region’s manager and former Wales wing Garan Evans, as he boarded a bus emblazoned with a rampant dragon for a happy journey back down the M4 – leaves them contemplating more of the same pain this weekend, away to Clermont Auvergne in the second round of Heineken Cup pool matches.
Casey Laulala and Mike Sherry had cancelled out Matt Scott's opener for the Scots, who record their first Heineken Cup victory in 18 months
Prices at 15,000 establishments across the country fall by 7.5 per for one day
Claims that ban would be introduced to reflect beliefs of Muslim owners rubbished by Championship side
A few short weeks ago, when Saracens secured home advantage in the last eight of the Heineken Cup, their England wing Chris Ashton was still being talked of as a hot contender for this summer’s Lions series in Australia.
A former trainee teacher used an out-of-date ticket to trick his way into the London 2012 men’s 100m finals where he screamed abuse at Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt before hurling a bottle onto the startline, a court heard.
Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie, Hugh Laurie, Hugh Bonneville, Example and Daisy Lowe are among stars to attend alternative Bond events
Welcome to the Edinburgh Bragging Festival, I hope you like telling everyone how excellent you are! The first thing to do is hang pictures of your brilliant face everywhere, but much bigger than your actual face, so that everyone can see from 500 yards how brilliant your face is (who knew there was that much Photoshop in the world?) Next, collect as many stars as you can and plaster your face and your Twitter feed with them in a row. Now, we can all start getting jealous of each other!
Will a quick half sully the mystique of 007, wonders Geoffrey Macnab
The largest Balearic island has much to offer beyond the beach, not least dramatic terrain and serene villages.
A shoulder injury has forced 'Mad Dog' to call it quits. He talks to James Corrigan
An Irish ultra runner has revealed a bottle of beer helped him become the only man on the planet to run seven marathons on seven continents in less than five days.
While it may be an exaggeration to say that tablets are opening up a whole new universe in technology and entertainment, Samsung are halfway there with the stellar new Galaxy. There's no better tablet for web browsing than the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 - and we've got two to give away to you guys, our favourite readers.
The Nikon 1 J1 camera is one of the first of a new breed of high-quality cameras. It combines the power of a professional camera with the portability and ease-of-use of an amateur model.
It is a truth universally acknowledged that video games are brilliant. While it's true that books are rewarding - and venturing into that strange, brightly lit place they call 'outside' is to be encouraged - sometimes you just want to kick back, veg out and shoot pixelated bad guys.
The Rugby World Cup, sponsored by Heineken, kicks off in New Zealand on 9 September. Unless you're very lucky or very rich, you probably won't get the chance to see any of it in the flesh, but we can give you the next best thing: the chance to watch it on your very own, very expensive home cinema system.