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Heat is on: Robbie Deans is still under pressure

Michalak returns at No 10 to ignite Les Bleus

SO FREDDY'S back. For the first time since 2007, Michalak will start a home Test match for France and Les Bleus will be all the better for it. The 30-year-old…

bradley wiggins

Residency rules, okay?

  By Alex Lowe WHEN ENGLAND walk out to play South Africa at Twickenham on November 24, each player will be accompanied by a mascot from his formative club. It…

Billy Connolly

The low-down on Scotland captain Kelly Brown

SARACENS No 8 Kelly Brown will captain Scotland against the world champion All Blacks at Murrayfield on Sunday – winning his 50th cap in the process. As the 30-year-old, who…

Champions: Captain Chris Robshaw lifts Harlequins' first Premiership title

The music that makes Harlequins tick

HARLEQUINS WON their first Aviva Premiership title last season, beating Leicester in the final, and they are now going well on both the domestic and European fronts – but what…

Leicester Tigers v Ospreys - Heineken Cup

October – Wales in focus

A MONTH is a long time in Welsh rugby. Let’s take a look at look at the highs and lows of October: Damian Browne, Jamie Heaslip, Fionn Carr, Cian Healy,…

Injury time: Racing are suffering a bout of bad karma - fullback Benjamin Dambielle one of many on the injury list

Can dreams become reality for Racing Metro?

THE TOP 14 is soon to close down for three weeks allowing clubs to take stock of their early season form. For Racing Metro it’s been nothing short of disastrous.…