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Heineken Champions Cup: Saracens secure home tie despite Edinburgh loss | London Irish’s European hopes ended | Rugby Union News

Saracens scored a late try in a 20-14 defeat at Edinburgh to earn a bonus point, which secured a Champions Cup last-16 home tie; London Irish’s hopes of extending their European campaign were ended as they drew at Montpellier; Munster missed out on a home tie after losing in Toulouse Last Updated: 22/01/23 8:46pm England’s …

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Heineken Champions Cup: Leicester Tigers defeat Clermont Auvergne to secure spot in last 16 | Rugby Union News

Leicester Tigers were the first side to secure their place in the last 16 with a 44-29 victory over Clermont; It is the first European win for head coach Richard Wigglesworth Last Updated: 13/01/23 11:39pm Leicester were the first side to guarantee their place in the last 16 Richard Wigglesworth tasted European success for the …

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Owen Farrell free to play in England’s Six Nations opener with four-match ban to be reduced to three weeks | Rugby Union News

England begin the Six Nations under new head coach Steve Borthwick against Scotland at Twickenham on February 4, before hosting Italy at Twickenham eight days later; Five Six Nations Tests are England’s last competitive games before the 2023 Rugby World Cup in France in September Last Updated: 11/01/23 1:54pm Owen Farrell can play for England …

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Saudi move signals likely end of elite club career – National

Less than two weeks after his great rival Lionel Messi lifted the World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo has completed a move to Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr and likely signaled the end of his career in elite club soccer. In agreeing a contract until 2025, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner has ended speculation about his future …

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In year of drama, World Cup 2022 shines spotlight on growth in the sport

A mural by artist Maxi Bagnasco, depicting Argentina’s captain and forward Lionel Messi raising the FIFA World Cup trophy after winning the tournament in Qatar, is seen in Buenos Aires. (AFP) Lionel Messi’s World Cup fairytale lit up the year in soccer as heroics and heartbreak at the finals captivated fans and highlighted the growth …

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EU: European Union parliament in bribery, corruption scandal over Qatar, Football World Cup

European Parliament President Roberta Metsola delivers her speech during a special session on lobbying this week in Strasbourg, eastern France. Four people have been charged with being part of a criminal group, money laundering and corruption in connection with an investigation into suspected influence peddling by a Persian Gulf country to the European Union’s parliament. …

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