Peter Wheeler

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By Leicester appointing Murphy, who has been at Welford Road for 21 years as player and coach, they have gone back to the future and are seeking redemption in core values.

Leicester announced Geordan Murphy had been promoted from interim to permanent coach hours just after Manchester United had sacked José Mourinho. The (...)

Undated handout photo issued by the NZBCA Archives of a 617 Squadron plane in the air. Photograph: NZBCA Archives/PA

The last surviving Dambusters pilot has died in New Zealand. He was 96. Les Munro had a “special aura” and was always regarded as “invincible”, his f(...)

Bees can be upset by cold, or any jostling that disturbs their normal behaviour. Photograph: Alan Betson
The bee and the western wind

Peter Wheeler and Sighle Lynd – she a daughter of Irish writer Robert Lynd – lived on the edge of London’s Hampstead Heath and had a particular(...)

Money has won out, further strengthening the hand of the English and French clubs, who were prepared to crash and burn the European game, but will now have greater means to cherry pick the best players from elsewhere, until such time as their next hissy fit. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

A working party, the make-up of which was agreed at last week’s meeting between all the stakeholders in a new European Cup, will hold a key mee(...)

Peter Wheeler leaving the ERC meeting at the  Westbury Hotel in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The war of words between ERC and the English and French clubs over the future structure of European competitions intensified on Friday, with the ERC r(...)

Peter Wheeler, representing Premiership Rugby, leaving after yesterday’s ERC stakeholders meeting in Dublin’s Westbury Hotel. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Celtic and Italian representatives at yesterday’s ERC Board meeting made it clear to their Premiership Rugby and Ligue Nationale de Rugby counterp(...)