Joe Simpson

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Munster’s JJ Hanrahan misses a late drop goal which could have won the game against Racing 92 at  Thomond Park, Limerick on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The odds on the Irish provinces repeating their four-timer of the opening weekend were always more unlikely in a quartet of Franco-Irish battles again(...)

Leinster’s Woodstock 50th anniversary celebratory tie-dye squashed, fifty shades of blue is in the running for the gong in the worst jersey of 2019 category. Photograph: Inpho

It appears there are two types of clubs in this seasons Champions Cup. The wolves and the sheep. You can follow where this is going, can’t you? Yes, (...)

Toulouse’s Yoann Huget attempts to scores a try which was  disallowed by the TMO during the Heineken Champions Cup  game against Gloucester at  Kingsholm. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Gloucester 20 Toulouse 25 Scrumhalf Joe Simpson scored two magnificent tries but it was not enough to get Gloucester’s European campaign off to a win(...)

Eddie Jones: “To beat Ireland, we need to compete brutally in all the contest areas of the game.” Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Owen Farrell will captain England in their opening Six Nations match against Ireland at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday, February, 2nd, following confir(...)

Ashlee Simpson with her second husband, Evan: is she risking  happiness by putting her relationship on screen to be dissected?

The defining image of Ashlee Simpson is of her awkwardly skidding off the Saturday Night Live stage performing an embarrassing jig as her backing trac(...)

French climber Elisabeth Revol (centre) poses with rescuers Denis Urubko (left) and  Adam Bielecki at the base of Nanga Parbat mountain in Pakistan. Photograph: Adam Bielecki

French mountain climber Elisabeth Revol was on her way from Islamabad, Pakistan to a hospital in the French Alps late on Tuesday, after surviving a ha(...)

Connacht players celebrate with Jack Carty at the end of the game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Pat Lam dubbed the dramatic 20-18 victory over Wasps in the European Champions Cup “one of the highlights of my time in Connacht. ” Lam, who last wee(...)

Naulia Dawai scores Connacht’s  late try in the Champions Cup game against Wasps at The Sportsground in Galway. Photograph:  Morgan Tracy/Inpho

Connacht 20 Wasps 18 On the back foot for much of the second half, during which they’d seen a 13-7 interval lead erased as Wasps flexed their pecs to(...)

Connacht’s Rory Parata in action against Wasps last weekend. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Connacht Rugby v Wasps, European Champions Cup, The Sportsground, Saturday December 17th (kick off: 5.30pm) – follow the action on our liveblog from (...)

Saracens’ Sean Maitland  dives over for the first try despite being tackled by Ma’a Nonu  and Leigh Halfpenny during the European Rugby Champions Cup match at Stade Felix Mayol. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Toulon 23 Saracens 31 Saracens sent out a real statement of intent as they kicked off the defence of their European Champions Cup crown by beating Fr(...)

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