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England’s attempt to play New Zealand this year motivated by Eddie Jones request

England’s attempt to play New Zealand this year motivated by Eddie Jones request

Chris Smalling injury results in first England call-up for Ben Gibson

Chris Smalling injury results in first England call-up for Ben Gibson

Arsene Wenger’s new contract more important than player deals, says Robert Pires

Arsene Wenger’s new contract more important than player deals, says Robert Pires

Nick Kyrgios has high expectations as Australian joins Queen’s line-up

Nick Kyrgios has high expectations as Australian joins Queen’s line-up

Panel criticises Manchester City over anti-doping rule breaches

Panel criticises Manchester City over anti-doping rule breaches

Arsenal and Bayern Munich fined by UEFA over fans’ behaviour

Arsenal and Bayern Munich fined by UEFA over fans’ behaviour

France’s Yoann Maestri faces misconduct complaint after chaos against Wales

France’s Yoann Maestri faces misconduct complaint after chaos against Wales

Tottenham’s Dele Alli handed three-match European ban

Tottenham’s Dele Alli handed three-match European ban

Plunkett in confident mood as ‘flying’ England hunt Champions Trophy success

Plunkett in confident mood as ‘flying’ England hunt Champions Trophy success

In video: Two Arsenal fans divided over Arsene Wenger’s future

In video: Two Arsenal fans divided over Arsene Wenger’s future

Heather Watson: Maria Sharapova’s doping ban return ‘seems a bit too easy’

Heather Watson: Maria Sharapova’s doping ban return ‘seems a bit too easy’

Lewis Hamilton dominates practice for season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton dominates practice for season-opening Australian Grand Prix

Republic boss Martin O’Neill rejects talk of Wales ‘lull’ after Euro 2016 run

Republic boss Martin O’Neill rejects talk of Wales ‘lull’ after Euro 2016 run

Wakefield overturn half-time deficit to extend Leigh’s wait for an away win

Wakefield overturn half-time deficit to extend Leigh’s wait for an away win

San Antonio Spurs close gap on Golden State Warriors after win over Memphis

San Antonio Spurs close gap on Golden State Warriors after win over Memphis

Rory McIlroy out despite walkover win

Rory McIlroy out despite walkover win

Tottenham granted permission for Wembley games

Tottenham granted permission for Wembley games

Gareth Southgate pondering ‘best scenario’ over England captaincy

Gareth Southgate pondering ‘best scenario’ over England captaincy

Van Gerwen sets record unbeaten run – then loses to Van Barneveld

Van Gerwen sets record unbeaten run – then loses to Van Barneveld

British Swimming investigates bullying claims from para-swimmers

British Swimming investigates bullying claims from para-swimmers

Everton agree deal to buy land for new Bramley Moore Dock stadium

Everton agree deal to buy land for new Bramley Moore Dock stadium

St Etienne fined following fans’ conduct at Manchester United in Europa League

St Etienne fined following fans’ conduct at Manchester United in Europa League

FA chairman Greg Clarke condemns ‘disrespectful’ behaviour of England fans

FA chairman Greg Clarke condemns ‘disrespectful’ behaviour of England fans

Referees named for British and Irish Lions Tests against New Zealand

Referees named for British and Irish Lions Tests against New Zealand

Sale Sharks centre Mark Jennings signs new contract

Sale Sharks centre Mark Jennings signs new contract

Republic of Ireland v Wales – talking points

Republic of Ireland v Wales – talking points

Salford coach Ian Watson signs new contract

Salford coach Ian Watson signs new contract

Nigel Carolan and Jimmy Duffy join Connacht coaching set-up

Nigel Carolan and Jimmy Duffy join Connacht coaching set-up

Wendy Houvenaghel: British Cycling’s pursuit of medals created ‘culture of fear’

Wendy Houvenaghel: British Cycling’s pursuit of medals created ‘culture of fear’

Blake McCaughey named Elite League player of the week

Blake McCaughey named Elite League player of the week

Anthony Crolla ready to prove doubters wrong in Jorge Linares rematch

Anthony Crolla ready to prove doubters wrong in Jorge Linares rematch

Diafra Sakho unlikely to return this season following back injury

Diafra Sakho unlikely to return this season following back injury

Charlton plan tribute to policeman killed in Westminster terror attack

Charlton plan tribute to policeman killed in Westminster terror attack

Gloucester’s Henry Trinder to make injury comeback against Bristol

Gloucester’s Henry Trinder to make injury comeback against Bristol

Gareth Southgate hails work ethic shown by Dele Alli and Adam Lallana

Gareth Southgate hails work ethic shown by Dele Alli and Adam Lallana

Hogg named Six Nations player of the championship for second year running

Hogg named Six Nations player of the championship for second year running

Football Supporters’ Federation condemns vile chanting in Germany

Football Supporters’ Federation condemns vile chanting in Germany

Wales not worried about suspension threat hanging over players – Ben Davies

Wales not worried about suspension threat hanging over players – Ben Davies

Burnley boss Sean Dyche hails new England cap Michael Keane’s development

Burnley boss Sean Dyche hails new England cap Michael Keane’s development

Permanent Worcester deal for scrum-half Michael Dowsett

Permanent Worcester deal for scrum-half Michael Dowsett

Sami Mavinga and Gary Graham to join Newcastle next season

Sami Mavinga and Gary Graham to join Newcastle next season

Rugby league and swimming get £10m each for grassroots plans from Sport England

Rugby league and swimming get £10m each for grassroots plans from Sport England

Adam Lallana: Tactical switch worked well in Germany despite defeat

Adam Lallana: Tactical switch worked well in Germany despite defeat

Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool youngsters to take their chance on Tenerife trip

Jurgen Klopp tells Liverpool youngsters to take their chance on Tenerife trip

Jonas Olsson quits West Brom to join Swedish club Djurgarden

Jonas Olsson quits West Brom to join Swedish club Djurgarden

Former Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie returns to England with Kent

Former Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie returns to England with Kent

Southgate: England must ‘represent country the right way’ after terror attack

Southgate: England must ‘represent country the right way’ after terror attack

Players not properly prepared to become managers claims Sir Alex Ferguson

Players not properly prepared to become managers claims Sir Alex Ferguson

Republic of Ireland v Wales in numbers

Republic of Ireland v Wales in numbers

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