Matt Banahan

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  Gerbrandt Grobler of Gloucester Rugby beats Sam Skinner of Exeter Chiefs to the ball in the lineout last weekend. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Gloucester v Exeter (7.45pm, Kingsholm Stadium, BT Sport) With Gloucester trying to overhaul Munster at the top of Pool Two, Exeter go into Friday ni(...)

Tommy O’Donnell: will don  the number seven jersey for the game against Gloucester at Thomond Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Heineken Champions Cup Pool 2: Munster v Gloucester Kick off: Saturday, 1pm. Venue: Thomond Park. How to follow: L(...)

At the Heineken Champions Cup launch in Dublin;  Jarrad Butler (Connacht), Jordi Murphy (Ulster), Callum Gibbins (Glasgow Warriors), Ken Owens (Scarlets), Luke Hamilton (Edinburgh), Peter O’Mahony (Munster), Jonathan Sexton (Leinster) and Ellis Jenkins (Cardiff Blues). Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

Pool One      Leinster Coach: Leo Cullen. Last season: Champions. How they qualified: EC champions and Pro14 champion(...)

Gloucester’s Danny Cipriani during a pre-season friendly match at Kingsholm Stadium. Photograph: PA

Eddie Jones has been urged to hold talks with Danny Cipriani, and judge the outhalf on form rather than his off-field “mistake” in Jersey, when consid(...)

Tadhg Beirne breaks away to score Scarlets’ first  try in the Champions Cup game against Bath at The Recreation Ground. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Bath 17 Scarlets 35 Bath’s European Champions Cup quarter-final hopes suffered a crushing setback as the Scarlets cut them to shreds at the Recreatio(...)

 Scarlets’ Leigh Halfpenny:   along with Johnny McNicholl he pulled up lame during the captain’s run. Photograph:  Ian Cook/Inpho

Bath v Scarlets Recreation Ground Friday, 7.45pm, live on BT Sport Scarlets’ chances took a significant nosedive after the late withdrawal of Leigh H(...)

Liam Williams in action for Saracens against Northampton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Liam Williams is set to make his return from injury in Saracens’ pivotal Champions Cup match against the Ospreys on Saturday, handing Wales a timely b(...)

 Josh van der Flier runs in for his side’s try during the European Champions Cup game against Bath at The Recreation Ground. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Bath 19 Leinster 16 Rejuvenated by their Kiwi contingent, there was no shame in losing this game to a 77th minute penalty. Mentally and physica(...)

Saracens lifted the Premiership after a 28-16 win over Bath at Twickenham. Photograph: Reuters

Bath 16 Saracens 28 Saracens created Aviva Premiership history at Twickenham as they beat Bath 28-16 to be crowned English champions for a second time(...)

Rory McIlroy walks alongside his caddie Niall Horan of the band One Direction during the Par 3 contest prior to the start of the  Masters  at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • April 9, 2015, 08:00

Golf: It’s Masters time It’s the second weekend in April and for golf fans and sports fans in general that means the Masters. And this year(...)

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