Manu Tuilagi celebrates his try in the first half against Ireland

WATCH: England humilate Ireland

England sent a message to their Rugby World Cup rivals, with a comprehensive 57-15 victory over Ireland at Twickenham.

Sean Maitland, right, is congratulated by Finn Russell after his try against France

Scotland earn French revenage

Scotland got their World Cup preparations back on track with a 17-14 victory over France at Murrayfield

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Five for the week: Aug 26-Sep 1

Our 'Five for the Week' looks ahead to another exciting week of sport, including Premier League football, more top-class golf and the return of F1.

Manu Tuilagi scores against Italy

Youngs: Manu is the main man

Ben Youngs has warned Ireland that Manu Tuilagi is in the shape of his life as England plot to launch the powerful centre on another decisive early raid.

James Haskell is set for an MMA career (Picture: Lee Hamilton Cooper)

Haskell set for MMA career

Former England rugby union star James Haskell has signed with mixed martial arts promoters Bellator, who claim he is set to make his fighting debut early next year.

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Jack Leach rushes to congratulate Ben Stokes1

Stokes special draws England level

Ben Stokes produced a breathtaking unbeaten century to drag England to a one-wicket victory over Australia on a pulsating fourth day of the third Ashes Test match at Headingley.

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Monday's racing preview

Anita Chambers makes Lambeth Walk her best bet of the day at Ripon on Monday - she has a selection for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Joelinton scores for Newcastle against Tottenham3

Joelinton lifts the Toon gloom

Joelinton's goal stunned Spurs as Newcastle lifted some of the gloom around Steve Bruce with a hard-fought 1-0 win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Ten Sovereigns wins the July Cup in style4

O'Brien backs Ten Sovereigns

Aidan O'Brien fully expects there to be big days ahead still this season with Ten Sovereigns.

Sporting Life's NAP of the day5

Daily Nap: Don't be Impatient

Richard Mann heads to Chepstow for Sporting Life's Nap of the day on Monday - check out the details here.

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Jack Leach rushes to congratulate Ben Stokes1

Stokes special draws England level

Ben Stokes produced a breathtaking unbeaten century to drag England to a one-wicket victory over Australia on a pulsating fourth day of the third Ashes Test match at Headingley.

Check out Monday's racing preview2

Monday's racing preview

Anita Chambers makes Lambeth Walk her best bet of the day at Ripon on Monday - she has a selection for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Joelinton scores for Newcastle against Tottenham3

Joelinton lifts the Toon gloom

Joelinton's goal stunned Spurs as Newcastle lifted some of the gloom around Steve Bruce with a hard-fought 1-0 win at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

Ten Sovereigns wins the July Cup in style4

O'Brien backs Ten Sovereigns

Aidan O'Brien fully expects there to be big days ahead still this season with Ten Sovereigns.

Sporting Life's NAP of the day5

Daily Nap: Don't be Impatient

Richard Mann heads to Chepstow for Sporting Life's Nap of the day on Monday - check out the details here.

Racing Tips

Check out Monday's racing preview

Monday's racing preview

Anita Chambers makes Lambeth Walk her best bet of the day at Ripon on Monday - she has a selection for every race in the UK and Ireland.

Sporting Life's NAP of the day

Daily Nap: Don't be Impatient

Richard Mann heads to Chepstow for Sporting Life's Nap of the day on Monday - check out the details here.

Justin Thomas celebrates

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Justin Thomas celebrates

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Super Sunday: Spurs set to shine

More Premier League games on Sunday to get stuck into and we're backing Spurs to inflict more misery on Steve Bruce's Newcastle.