Aviva Premiership briefing

Team news and statistics for the latest round of matches in the Aviva Premiership.

Bristol's Evans has to retire

Wales international lock Ian Evans has been forced to retire from rugby because of a knee injury.

Nailiko handed two-match ban

La Rochelle lock Jone Qovu Nailiko has received a two-week ban for striking Gloucester hooker Richard Hibbard.

Wales to face the All Blacks

World champions New Zealand and first-time opponents Georgia will feature on Wales' 2017 autumn Test schedule.

Worcester give Gold contract

Gary Gold has signed a new contract to remain as Worcester rugby director until at least the end of next season.

Racing Tips

Donn McClean: Place your bet

Donn McClean previews day three of the 2017 Punchestown Festival, where Sutton Place looks the pick of the value.

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot's new daily nap feature has had winners at 100/30 and 7/1 this week - don't miss his Thursday tip.

Breaking It Down: Mole skill

Don't miss the latest daily analysis from racehorse owner and professional punter Murt Khan.

Next Race Off
14:10 Beverley
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Emilia James
J: J Fanning
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Shazzab
J: T Hamilton
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Royal Crown
J: D Tudhope

Football Tips

Premier League tips

Our tipster Andy Schooler believes those hoping for a Manchester derby goalfest will be left disappointed on Thursday.

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.

Midweek LaLiga tips

Our Spanish football expert Tim Clement expects Real Madrid to endure further struggles at the Riazor.