Eddy Ben Arous has vowed to go after Johnny Sexton as France raise the pressure on the fly-half.
Galway hurling may be in crisis but there is the small consolation that the players won’t have to wait as long as had been anticipated to start their 2016 preparations.
Northern Ireland are one win away from reaching their first ever European Championship and a first major tournament since the 1986 World Cup. How has Michael O’Neill done it?
South Africa’s World Cup-winning coach Jake White has warned Ireland that France are a completely different proposition than meeting them in the Six Nations.
Despite the fact that the Sunday journalists faced a deadline 30 minutes after the finish of England’s pool defining game against Australia on Saturday night, there was very little sign of anxiety within the Twickenham press box. The obituaries on England’s campaign had already been written during the week. All that was required was to press the send button.
Sky Sports’ next move to enhance its golf coverage is a commentating player.
A couple of interesting juvenile maidens stand out on today’s card at Navan, where the nap goes to the Aidan O’Brien-trained Etched in the fillies’ maiden over a mile. By Dansili out of a half-sister to former Derby winner Pour Moi, she ran a fine race on debut, when fourth behind Kalisma.
Edmund Sexton had an exceptional weekend. On Saturday at Ballinagree he won the feature score of the Donagh Murphy-Kingston Fund and on Sunday he won the Dutch Moors European championship trials at Castletownkenneigh.