Halfpenny accepts the blame

Leigh Halfpenny has owned up to the "mistake" of turning down a penalty attempt in Wales' RBS 6 Nations defeat to Scotland, according to kicking coach Neil Jenkins.

Diamond joy at Strauss deal

Sale have signed Scotland international Josh Strauss.

World Rugby may review law

World Rugby has ruled out any knee-jerk response to the breakdown tactics used by Italy against England at Twickenham on Sunday.

Rieder extends Wasps deal

Flanker Alex Rieder has signed a new contract with Wasps.

Brooker makes Bath switch

Bath have signed Bristol hooker Chris Brooker on loan, while Shaun Knight and Michael Van Vuuren have completed contract extensions at The Recreation Ground.

Racing Tips

Tuesday's racing tips

Chris Wilson previews Tuesday's racing with the Ian Williams-trained Bamako Du Chatelet backed for victory.

Racing tip of the day

Ian Ogg heads to the concluding apprentice handicap at Lingfield Park for the Sporting Life racing tip of the day.

Gallops Report: Philip Hobbs

Our gallops reporter has the latest from Philip Hobbs' base in the West Country, where Garde La Victoire was among those put through their paces.

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Football Tips

Brighton v Newcastle preview

Check out our preview pack for Tuesday night's Sky Bet Championship clash between Brighton and Newcastle, including Nick Hext's betting verdict.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.

FA Cup betting tips

Manchester City are taken to polish off Huddersfield in clinical style in Wednesday's FA Cup replay by our tipster David John.

Racing Tips

Tuesday's racing tips

Chris Wilson previews Tuesday's racing with the Ian Williams-trained Bamako Du Chatelet backed for victory.

Racing tip of the day

Ian Ogg heads to the concluding apprentice handicap at Lingfield Park for the Sporting Life racing tip of the day.

Gallops Report: Philip Hobbs

Our gallops reporter has the latest from Philip Hobbs' base in the West Country, where Garde La Victoire was among those put through their paces.

Next Race Off
16:10 Leicester
6
(0)
Miss Oscarose
J: P J Brennan
7
(0)
Midnight Mustang
J: M Hamill
4
(0)
Jamrham
J: J E Moore

Football Tips

Brighton v Newcastle preview

Check out our preview pack for Tuesday night's Sky Bet Championship clash between Brighton and Newcastle, including Nick Hext's betting verdict.

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.

FA Cup betting tips

Manchester City are taken to polish off Huddersfield in clinical style in Wednesday's FA Cup replay by our tipster David John.