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What the papers say The Guardian says Arsenal’s board is set to rubber-stamp a new two-year contract for manager Arsene Wenger when they meet on Tuesday morning.

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Greg Eden scores four tries as Tigers defeat Leigh

Greg Eden scored four tries – including a potentially record-breaking five-minute hat-trick – as Castleford crushed Leigh 38-0 to stay two points clear at the top of Super League.

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Huddersfield chairman Dean Hoyle hails ‘unbelievable’ promotion

Huddersfield chairman Dean Hoyle says dreams can come true after his club won a fairytale promotion to the Premier League.

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Late tries give Catalans comeback win against Hull

Catalans Dragons scored two tries in the last nine minutes to end their six-match losing run and break Hull’s hearts in a dramatic Betfred Super League clash in Perpignan.

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Wagner plans chat with Klopp after steering Huddersfield into Premier League

David Wagner will be on the phone to Jurgen Klopp once the enormity of Huddersfield’s rise to the Premier League sinks in.

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Luciano Spalletti leaves Roma

Roma have parted company with coach Luciano Spalletti, the Italian club have announced.

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Arsene Wenger could leave Arsenal in the lurch by walking this week – Wright

Former Arsenal striker Ian Wright fears Arsene Wenger could leave the Gunners “totally in the lurch” by walking away this week – and believes the Premier League club only have themselves to blame.

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Kumar Sangakkara misses out on sixth successive ton as Surrey draw with Essex

Kumar Sangakkara fell 16 runs short of a record-equalling sixth successive first-class century as Surrey’s Specsavers County Championship Division One clash with Essex petered out into a draw at Chelmsford.

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England convincingly beaten by South Africa after dramatic top-order collapse

England failed their final Champions Trophy audition as they fell to a seven-wicket defeat to South Africa after a frenetic top-order collapse at Lord’s.

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5 things you might not know about the British and Irish Lions

5 things you might not know about the British and Irish Lions

The British and Irish Lions are set for a demanding 10-match trip to New Zealand, including three Tests against the world champion All Blacks.

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How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

How the British and Irish Lions have fared in New Zealand

The British and Irish Lions will shortly embark on their 12th trip to New Zealand.

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Barcelona appoint Ernesto Valverde as new head coach

Barcelona have named Ernesto Valverde as their new head coach.

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Tiger Woods sorry after arrest – but claims alcohol not involved

Tiger Woods has apologised for his arrest on suspicion of drink-driving – but claims alcohol was not involved.

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Novak Djokovic wins first match with Andre Agassi as coach

Novak Djokovic made a winning start to his partnership with Andre Agassi and is keen to soak up as much knowledge as he can before the American heads back home.

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Huddersfield win penalty shoot-out against Reading to seal Premier League spot

Huddersfield are back in the top flight after 45 years, clinching Premier League football and a £170million windfall by beating Reading on penalties in the Championship play-off final after the score had finished 0-0 at the end of extra time.

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Nathaniel Clyne out of England’s World Cup qualifier with Scotland

Nathaniel Clyne is out of England’s World Cup qualifier against Scotland with a back injury.

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Rookie Ryan Ince leads Widnes to victory over Leeds

Widnes rookie Ryan Ince scored a sensational brace as the Vikings toppled Leeds 28-20 to dent their top-four bid in Super League.

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Exeter flanker Don Armand earns England call-up for Argentina tour

Uncapped Exeter flanker Don Armand has been named in the England squad for next month’s tour of Argentina.

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Kieran Tierney named in Scotland squad to face England despite broken jaw

Scotland’s hopes of having Kieran Tierney available to face England have improved after he was named in Gordon Strachan’s revised squad for next month’s Hampden showdown.

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Niall Evalds’ hat-trick helps Salford crush sorry Warrington

Winger Niall Evalds ran in a hat-trick of tries as Salford kept the pressure on Betfred Super League leaders Castleford with a resounding 38-12 win over struggling Warrington at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.

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