Trainer John Moore summed up the view of most competitors, after the draw for Sunday’s Group One Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup, when he said the draw was unlikely to have a great bearing on the outcome of the prestigious race.
Table-topping Sharks will be determined to finish off on a high, before leaving on their overseas trip when they host the Highlanders in Durban.
Toulon flanker Steffon Armitage has been told by England boss Stuart Lancaster that ‘the door is not wholly closed’ regarding his international future.
Mike de Kock will aim to carry off the Group One Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup for a third time on Sunday.
No fewer than 11 nations are represented amongst the entries for this year’s seven Royal Ascot Group One races.
Chris Rogers knows better than anyone just how good Sam Robson is and the ­Australia batsman predicts a big summer for his fellow ­Middlesex opener.
Former England fast bowler Steve Harmison says Peter Moores will not duck making tough decisions about big-name players.
Eoin Morgan admits he has sympathy with those who believe Kevin Pietersen should still be playing for England.
Half-centuries from Dinesh Karthik and JP Duminy helped Delhi Daredevils to their first win of the Indian Premier League season, beating Kolkata Knight Riders by four wickets in Dubai.
Sierra Leone’s prodigy, Mamie Konneh Lahun, vanished after last week’s race. Now her friends and manager say they fear that she is throwing away her chance of happiness …
Blues’ Ivory Coast international midfield talisman is on the six-man short-list for PFA Player of the Year but is not happy
Gary Kirsten believes that the all-year demands of international coaching may lead many to look for employment in tournaments such as the Indian Premier League, rather than pursue Test cricket jobs.
Lancashire’s return to the County Championship’s top flight didn’t get off to the best of starts at Trent Bridge last week as they went down by 45 runs to Nottinghamshire.
Everton can move back into the top four on Wednesday with a positive result against another form side, Crystal Palace.
Christian Wade today admitted he is struggling to recover from foot surgery in time to earn a place on England’s tour to New Zealand in June.
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has revealed that he may need to reconsider his availability in all three forms of cricket to ensure his fitness for the 2015 Ashes Series in England.
Worcester Warriors have signed South African prop Nick Schonert from Super Rugby side Cheetahs for next season.
Andrea Pirlo has revealed how he came close to joining Chelsea in 2009 only for AC Milan owner and former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi to personally intervene and block the deal.
The Crusaders produced a big finish to claim a 52-31 victory over the Cheetahs in their Super Rugby clash at Vodacom Park.
The Rangers board have reacted to Dave King’s latest broadside by accusing the South African based businessman of being economical with the truth.