Warriors face 11th-place London Irish on Saturday and need a victory if they are to harbour any hopes of Premiership survival in 2014
Wales centre Jonathan Davies is set to miss the Six Nations
A superb performance by Owen Williams, the young replacement at fly-half for Toby Flood, in Leicester's 30-23 Premiership victory over Sale Sharks was overshadowed by allegations from Richard Cockerill that the visitors “cheated” at the scrum.
Warriors are staring relegation in the face after latest defeat
Tries from Samu Manoa, Tom Collins and Tom Wood made the win look more comfortable than the is actually was
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Knee trouble sees loose-head prop join fellow front-rowers Mako Vunipola and Joe Marler on the casualty list
Warriors are without a win in over seven months after Falcons earn first victory at Sixways since 2004
Dean Ryan, the Worcester director of rugby, has had his share of issues with referees in the short time he has been back in the Premiership coaching game, so when the international official Wayne Barnes picked on his players with a vengeance here last night – there were enough flashes of bright yellow to obviate the need for floodlights – he was some way short of delighted. But it was not Barnes who condemned his team to this thrashing. The culprits were Worcester themselves.
Vince Cable is new to politics and has not handled well the role of dissenting leader-in-waiting
Statistically speaking, there is as much chance of Gloucester prevailing on their first visit to Saracens’ all-weather Allianz Park tomorrow as there is of Private Eye being nice to Michael Gove, throwing its unqualified support behind Boris Johnson or deciding that the sweetheart deals between big business and the British tax authorities are perfectly fair and reasonable after all.
After a neck break that almost paralysed him, No 6 is out for season with ligament damage
Somerset 320 & 260 Australians 321-5dec & 263-4 (Australia win by six wickets): Instant transformation of tourists with the arrival of Lehmann as coach
Turnbull’s meeting with Frank Sinatra at the Savoy Hotel ended up in a late-night jamming session
The former Scotland international leaves Gloucester
High Court judge lifts ruling on 'Monster of Worcester' who impaled victims on railings