James Hook, the forgotten man of Welsh rugby, did all that one man could do to set Perpignan on the road to European success last night. But Gloucester, desperately needing a winning injection to their season, returned to Heineken Cup rugby after a year's absence by snatching the verdict in the final five minutes.
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Friday 29 July 2011
Summer will finally arrive over the next week after a month of disappointing weather.
Tuesday 26 July 2011
Sunday 24 July 2011
Wednesday 15 June 2011
So this is how my day goes. I ask my colleagues what they think I should write about today, hoping that they’ll supply the inspiration I’m missing.
Saturday 11 June 2011
Tuesday 24 May 2011
The outstanding Heineken Cup final in Cardiff at the weekend may not have provided great news for English rugby.
Monday 16 May 2011
Ben Cohen, England's World Cup winner, is quitting rugby. The 32-year-old wing, who scored 31 tries in 57 Tests, has been released by Sale Sharks despite being their player of the season.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Sunday 17 April 2011
Monday 28 March 2011
Sunday 27 March 2011
Lewis Moody has been given a clear message that he will be England's captain through to the World Cup – if the Bath flanker can get fit from the knee injury that prevented him playing any part in the new champions' Six Nations campaign.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Tuesday 22 March 2011
Mike Tindall is set to miss Gloucester's Aviva Premiership title push after undergoing an operation to repair ankle ligament damage.
Monday 21 March 2011
Toby Flood insists England will emerge from the wreckage of their failed Grand Slam bid a stronger side.
Sunday 20 March 2011
You do not have to be Irish to appreciate greatness in green. When Brian O'Driscoll crossed the line for Ireland's second try he eclipsed a record established 78 years ago by Ian Smith, the "Flying Scot", for the number of tries scored in the Five or Six Nations' Championship. That O'Driscoll has taken rather longer to achieve it than Smith is neither here nor there.
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