Conor Murray

Gatland seeks Murray protection

Warren Gatland will ask the referees to clamp down on the All Blacks' "dangerous" harassment of Conor Murray's kicking game.

Rory Best

Best to lead Lions v Hurricanes

Rory Best will captain the British and Irish Lions in Tuesday's Hurricanes clash.

Rieko Ioane crosses for the first of his two tries

Lions well beaten in opening Test

New Zealand won a pulsating first Test in emphatic fashion, beating the British and Irish Lions 30-15 at Eden Park.

Steve Hansen shakes hands with Warren Gatland after the 30-15 win for the All Blacks

Hansen: We won the forward battle

Steve Hansen took a swipe at the British and Irish Lions' bid to become the world's best forward pack after the All Blacks' muscular first Test victory.

Sean O'Brien crosses for the Lions.

Recap: New Zealand 30-15 Lions

New Zealand beat the British and Irish Lions 30-15 in the first Test. Review the action as it happened in our live blog.

Racing Tips

Brian Hughes

Breaking It Down: Murt Khan’s tips

Owner and professional punter Murt Khan heads to Hexham for Sunday's best bet.


Sunday's racing preview

Pontefract stages a fine card to shake off the post-Royal Ascot blues and Chris Wilson has previewed the pick of the action.

Ben Linfoot's daily nap

Ben Linfoot's daily nap runs at Pontefract on Sunday - check out our man's selection.

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Football Tips

Betting Zone: Tipping record

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

Portugal: Euro 2016 winners

Confederations Cup tips

Our Nick Hext makes Portugal his pick to win this summer's Confederations Cup in Russia.

Italy Under-21s

European U21 Championship tips

Our football expert Nick Hext is backing Italy and Sweden at the European Under-21 Championship.