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No stone unturned as Keast digs deep

Exiles coach believes high-tech rugby union strategy can secure place in final. By David Llewellyn

Dawson blow for Saints

Rugby: Callard adds a dash of reality

David Llewellyn finds an old head plotting a long-term revival at Bath

Tiffany heart? I'd rather have a neck chain from Argos

Bad taste is the new good taste, the Royles are the new Royals - we're all common now. JAMES SHERWOOD gives three cheers for vulgarity

Rugby Union: Hurricanes favourites to win race for Lomu signature

LESS THAN three weeks after the biggest transfer red herring in the short history of the professional game - Jonah Lomu for Bristol, as if - the big bloke from New Zealand was scheduled to give an impatient All Black public chapter and verse on his plans for next season at a press conference in Wellington today. By signing a new, two-year contract with his home union, the 24-year-old wing had already committed himself to Super-12 rugby in the spring. But with whom? The smart money was on a move from the Waikato Chiefs to the fast-improving Wellington Hurricanes.

Rugby Union: Star chamber holds no fears for Woodward

CLIVE WOODWARD is to face the media en masse today for the first time since Black Sunday, when England were shunted out of the World Cup by the boot of South Africa's drop-goal demon, Jannie de Beer.

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No 298: TETLEY TEA

Fat, friendless and banished to a convent school

`Not having a best friend, I took the parcel into a corner and scoffed the lot myself'

How green was my teabag...

More and more people are turning their backs on the traditional Indian tea in favour of China green. Why? Because it's healthier.

Rugby Union: Armstrong in the driver's seat

Newcastle's captain for today's final says professionalism has made the union world a better place to work.

Rugby Union: Wilkinson and King to contest final fillip

Tetley's Bitter Cup: Collision of English stand-offs holds the key while the Geordies' inspirer is enjoying his dotage

Rugby Union: Logan's run raises Wasps

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Rugby Union: Wasps gain from the pain

David Llewellyn reports on hope of redemption for Melville's men

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Saudi airstrikes are fuelling the Gulf's fire

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We wince at the anguish of One Direction's fans, but Malik's departure shows the perils of fame in the age of social media
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