Northampton’s Ben Foden scores Saints third try during yesterday’s  Heineken Cup, Pool One match at Franklins Gardens, Northampton.

Northampton 27 Ospreys 16Northampton kick-started their Heineken Cup campaign with a priceless victory at Franklin’s Gardens that put them firmly back(...)

Ospreys captain Alun-Wyn Jones  is confident his side can do well in the Heineken Cup this season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Alun-Wyn Jones has warned that the Ospreys intend making their presence felt in this season’s Heineken Cup despite facing a so-called “pool of death”.(...)

Eli Walker of the Ospreys scores a try against Connacht during the  RaboDirect Pro12 at the Sportsground in  Galway. Photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Connacht 26 Ospreys 43: Dan Biggar claimed an 18-point haul in a six-try Ospreys performance as the power-packed visitors overcame Connacht in the Rab(...)

 Paul O’Connell and Brian O’Driscoll hold the Tom Richards Cup aloft after the Lions won the final test match against Australia in Sydney to secure the first series victory in 16 years. Photograph: Getty

Australia 16 British and Irish Lions 41: So much for the momentum being with the Wallabies. Ultimately, the Lions saved their best until last so endin(...)

 Left to right - Owen Farrell, Jamie Heaslip, Tom Youngs, Alex Cuthbert, Adam Jones (under jacket), Ben Youngs and Sam Warburton watch the final moments of the second Test from the bench. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

So, not entirely surprisingly, it’s come down to this. It’s been that kind of season, that kind of tour. Both sides now have an 80 minute shot at fore(...)

Brian O’Driscoll training with the Lions. The decision to drop the Irish centre for the third test has been  met with shock, bemusement and condemnation by players, pundits and supporters. Photograph: Inpho

Twitter rumours that replacement Lions centre Manu Tuilagi had suffered an injury during training and Ireland’s Brian O’Driscoll was in line for a dra(...)

George North carries the ball and Australia’s Israel Folau downfield at the Etihad Stadium, Melbourne. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Australia 16 Lions 15: This always had the look of a game which would be decided by one moment, and long before the end, in truth, the Wallabies looke(...)

Australia coach Robbie Deans

Australia coach Robbie Deans has given James O’Connor another chance at outhalf and promoted Kurtley Beale to starting fullback for the Wallabies’ mus(...)

Sean O’Brien of the Lions dives over for his try against the Melbourne Rebels. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Melbourne Rebels 0 British and Irish Lions 35: The dirt-trackers, re-enforced by the test bench, duly atoned for last week’s blip in Canberra again(...)

Former Liverpool and Manchester United striker Michael Owen and former British and Irish Lions star Austin Healey at the announcement that Setanta Sports has added BT Sport and ESPN to its line up for the next three seasons. Photograph: David Maher / Sportsfile

Former England international and British Lion Austin Healey was never short of an opinion as a player, a character trait that has accompanied his care(...)

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