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Premiership Rugby chief hits back at Aviva Premiership 'cartel' claims from Gareth Thomas MP

On an intriguing day for London Welsh, Labour MP Gareth Thomas has called in the House of Commons for the Competitions Commission to investigate the funding of Premiership clubs which he says is "uneven and unfair".<p>Thomas claims there is a £2.1 million disparity from central funding between the …

Gareth Delve buries hatchet with Kurtley Beale following punch-up on Melbourne Rebels' South Africa tour

Ex-Wales international Gareth Delve is ready to play alongside Kurtley Beale again despite being punched by the Wallaby star during the Melbourne Rebels' tour of South Africa.<p>Beale and winger Cooper Vuna were <b>sent home in disgrace</b> for their part in the incident in Durban last weekend and will miss …

Australia blow ahead of British Lions tour as Kurtley Beale stood down from rugby indefinitely after brawl

Australia’s hopes of beating the British and Irish Lions this summer were dealt a blow on Thursday with news that their star back-line player Kurtley Beale had been stood down “indefinitely” following a bust-up with Melbourne Rebels team-mates on Super 15 duty in South Africa. Beale has been …

Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber drama is just like Wacky Races http://gu.com/p/3emfd Today's leading Formula One drivers could learn a lesson or two from Dick Dastardly, Muttley and Penelope Pitstop Photo: Hoch Zwei/Corbis

Harlequins' Conor O’Shea rejects claims of an approach from RFU to assist Stuart Lancaster at Twickenham

Conor O’Shea, Harlequins' director of rugby, has dismissed reports that he has been lined up to take on a role at Twickenham assisting Stuart Lancaster on player development.<p>O’Shea has also been recently linked to a job in Ireland where head coach Declan Kidney is expected to either resign or be …