Warren Gatland will be free to lead the 2017 Lions if asked
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Saturday 31 August 2013
Books are often dedicated to other writers. Recently this column looked at Edward Phillips Oppenheim, a dedicatee of P G Wodehouse. Here's another: G K Chesteron's novel about anarchist terrorism, The Man Who Was Thursday, is dedicated to E C Bentley, born in 1875. The pair had met as schoolboys at St Paul's and became fast friends. Bentley went to Oxford, but left law studies to become a journalist, in which profession he continued for most of his life.
Thursday 29 August 2013
After spectacularly talking himself out of the Lions tour, the hooker knows an England future depends on cleaning up his act
Saturday 24 August 2013
All eyes today will be on departing full-back
Leicester Tigers boss Richard Cockerill claims RFU have set a dangerous precedent that he expects to be maintained
Friday 16 August 2013
Tigers director of rugby was banned for using foul and abusive language and expects anyone who swears in the future to face the same punishment
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Almost a decade after they were dismissed as "window dressing", racial quotas are on their way back to South African sport.
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Cardiff will also play host to Amlin Challenge Cup
Monday 15 July 2013
Australia confirm Robbie Deans' resignation as head coach following defeat to the British and Irish Lions
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Ewen McKenzie becomes the new head coach of the Wallabies
British and Irish Lions 2013: Australia waste little time in making head coach Robbie Deans the scapegoat, with Ewen McKenzie lined up as successor
Tuesday 09 July 2013
Robbie Deans’ failure to lead Australia to a series win over the British and Irish Lions was last night expected to result in the coach’s sacking. Ewen McKenzie was lined up to be named as Deans’ successor.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
The Tigers' director of rugby was banned for nine matches
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Leicester director of rugby Richard Cockerill has been suspended for nine matches by a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel after he was found guilty of using words that were “obscene, inappropriate and unprofessional” during the Aviva Premiership final.
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