Former England fly-half Toby Flood thinks Newcastle will soon be playing top tier European rugby after re-signing for the Falcons.
Worcester Warriors have signed veteran Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer as cover for Francois Hougaard.
Dylan Hartley has signed a new contract with Northampton and has been reappointed as the Premiership club's skipper.
Michael Cheika has named 11 new faces in his a 38-man Australia training squad but there is no room for Quade Cooper.
Pro punter and National Hunt expert Murt Khan has a 12/1 shot among five selections for today's racing.
TV commentator Simon Holt is backing Richard Fahey's Maggies Angel to win Saturday's Weatherbys Super Sprint at Newbury.
Ben Linfoot's Saturday nap won as What About Carlo scored again at Newbury - his Sunday nap runs at Redcar.
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Our Nick Hext makes Portugal his pick to win this summer's Confederations Cup in Russia.