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Six Nations 2014: Let there be more Brian O’Driscolls, says headmaster as Ireland hero prepares for final fling

As Brian O'Driscoll prepares for his Six Nations swansong, Oliver Brown traces the origins of the Ireland legend<p><b>Sign up for Will Greenwood's free Six Nations email</b><p>On the bleakest winter’s evening at Blackrock College, framed by the crenellated walls of its castle and the outline of Howth Head …

Our favourite things online this week: from Irish rugby to California love

Featuring evolving team-talks, Super Bowl aggression, Brian O'Driscoll, computer games, cheerleaders and Juan Mata<p>Thanks for all your comments and suggestions on our last blog.<p>1) Where are these giants of the game now?<p>Brian O'Driscoll made his Ireland debut against Australia in 1999, when Warren …

Six Nations 2014: Nigel Owens will have the clearest head in the Stade de France

Coming out has only made the Welshman a finer referee, ready with a sharp word and an empathy for the players in Saturday's France v England game<p><b>France v England: LIVE</b> <b><br>Sign up for Will Greenwood's free Six Nations email</b><p>On Saturday afternoon, Welsh referee Nigel Owens will step out on to the Stade de …

Six Nations 2014: Tom Wood says England are going to target the French rookies

England flanker Tom Wood has promised France's inexperienced halfbacks a torrid welcome to Test-match rugby when the two teams clash in their opening 2014 Six Nations game in Paris<p><b>France v England: LIVE</b> <b><br>Sign up for Will Greenwood's free Six Nations email</b><p>Flanker Tom Wood warned France on Friday night …

England Women prepare for Six Nations opener against France with renewed purpose

Vice-captain Sarah Hunter expects the most competitive Six Nations championship ever, but says her side have learnt from last season's disappointment<p><b>England</b> Women go into tonight’s match against France in Grenoble desperate to make up for the failure of last season’s campaign and eager to lay down …

England's inexperienced back line hands Wales and Ireland a head start

Lack of settled formation behind England's Six Nations scrum contrasts unfavourably with Wales and, my dark horses, Ireland<p>Selection has been one of Stuart Lancaster's strengths since he took over as England's head coach from Martin Johnson two years ago but one concern at the start of the Six …

How to open canned food without a tin opener

This is a surprisingly simple technique to open tinned food without a can opener<p>We have all had that moment where we have lost the tin opener. No matter which drawer you open, it does not seem to be there.<p>This surprisingly simple technique shows how you can open a can of food just by rubbing it on …

Recipes for cancer sufferers: food that feeds both body and soul

An inspiring new book brings together nurturing recipes for cancer sufferers from a group of top chefs, each of whom has been touched by the illness<p>'To eat is to live.” As Michel Roux Snr, who has suffered and recovered from cancer, describes it, food not only nourishes us physically, but lifts the …

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UK pub industry to convene at Great British Beer Festival

The trade session takes place at The Halls in Norwich and is open to members of the trade and press. The winner of the Champion Winter Beer of …

Cheat’s chicken Kiev

No need for tricky breadcrumbing and deep-frying - these creamy baked garlic Kievs are really easy to assemble<p>Ingredients<p>5 tbsp cream cheese<br>• 2 garlic …

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12 Creative Ways to Top a Baked Potato

The simplicity of a baked potato with butter is one thing—but these 12 creative toppings, from burrata to miso butter, will level up your humble tuber<p>In this month's issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i>, <b>Andrew Knowlton</b> pays homage to one of life's most simple pleasures: the baked potato. Andrew's recipe is nothing …

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Incredible bulk: why are we bottling foreign wine in Britain?

Increasingly, wine is shipped to the UK vacuum-packed in huge tanks, then bottled here. But how does this affect the taste?<p>Ch-chink. Clatter. Burrrr. Ah, the sound of bottles being filled with liquorice-and-eucalyptus-scented Australian shiraz at the highly efficient rate of six million a week. …

What Is a Man Bun? First a Hairdo, Now a Meaty Snack

Inspired by one of the latest men's hair trends, the BA Man Bun is a salty pretzel bun stuffed with beer-braised pork shoulder.<p>From <b>Jared Leto</b> at the Golden Globes to our very own <b>Brad Leone</b> in the test kitchen, we're seeing fashion-forward, top-knot-inspired Man Buns <i>everywhere</i>. Which got us …

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Deliciously stodgy British pudding recipes

Nothing beats the winter blues like a proper old-fashioned British pud: prepare to be tempted<p>We’ve surely done with fasting and food penance, now that January’s over. It’s time for us to loosen our belts and tuck into a bit of old-fashioned stodge. And by stodge I mean glorious, luxurious, rich, …

How to Reheat Leftovers, from Pizza to Pasta to Eggs

Our ultimate guide to reheating leftovers like pizza, rice, chicken, steak, pasta, pancakes, eggs, fish, vegetables, muffins, coffee, tea, pie, and risotto<p>Yesterday, Gawker's <b>Tom Scocca</b> admitted that he had been reheating pizza wrong his entire life. Rather than warming it up in a toaster oven, …

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Grain recipes: super-seeded carrot cake

This carrot cake is delicious and packed with nutritious seeds<p>Makes: 16 small squares<p>Preparation: 15 mins, plus 30 mins soaking<p>Cooking: 1 hr<p><i>Ingredients:</i><p>150g (5½ oz) raisins<p>80ml (2½ fl oz) apple juice<p>Butter, for greasing<p>115g (4 oz) self-raising wholemeal (whole-wheat) flour<p>115g (4 oz) wholemeal …

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Plaice and potato in butter sauce recipe

Rose Prince's plaice and potato in butter sauce, an easy-to-make, tasty stew.<p>Serves 4<p>Use any sole, plaice or brill.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>4 fillets of plaice, sole or other flat fish – weighing about 500g in total<p>white pepper<p>1 tbsp olive oil<p>500g new season potatoes, boiled in their skins, then cut into slices<p>a …