Conor O’Shea believes Harlequins can clinch a remarkable comeback and qualify for the quarter-finals of the Heineken Cup after earning their second successive victory over big-spending Racing Metro.
The British and Irish Lions loosehead will miss Leinster's Heineken Cup run-in and could also miss the start of the Six Nations after being ruled out for eight weeks
Anyone who had not seen Northampton’s humbling 40-7 defeat by Leinster at Franklin’s Gardens coming may have forgotten the Saints’ series of home losses to Saracens, Ulster, Harlequins, Gloucester and Leicester last season. Or Leinster’s many wondrous performances in the Heineken Cup – three-time winners since 2009, even if last season they dropped a level to winning the Amlin Challenge Cup. The boys in blue did to Northampton on Saturday what they did to them in the famous second half of the 2011 Heineken final.
Justin Adams had accused Mr Farage of “ruining his life”
Anxiang Du accused of killing a Manchester Metropolitan University lecturer, his wife and their two daughters
England's coach needs a settled spine to his team for the coming challenge but questions remain over the No 9
The good and bad was served up in 19-19 draw at Welford Road
Flanker’s converted try salvages draw as Tigers survive the absence of nine first-team players
The now world-famous 'Northampton Clown' told a local newspaper that his appearances around the town were 'a bit of harmless fun'
Law changes will need time to bed in before any further tinkering, says Exeter coach
Northampton 38 Exeter 11
Batsman of the day
A boom year for Twenty20 cricket reaches its climax with a 25,000 full house expected at Edgbaston today, following on the heels of a 76 per cent increase in overall attendances compared with 2012.
The identity of the buyer is unknown, although believed to be a real estate firm
English star is hoping to be part of first team to win transatlantic tournament on US soil
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