Footage emerges of moment England rugby star Billy Vunipola laughs as police try to taser him in Majorca bar
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by Josh Fordham
3w ago
England rugby star Billy Vunipola has issued an apology after being arrested and fined over an incident at a bar in Majorca. The 31-year-old was tasered twice by police following calls from security staff to attend a disturbance at late-night joint Epic in Palma on Sunday at 4:30am. Vunipola appears to laugh as police try to taser himSolarpixHe was handcuffed and taken to a nearby police stationSolarpix According to Spanish police, Vunipola had taken off his shirt and was threatening customers and employees with bottles and chairs before attempting to assault officers who had been called to th ..read more
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Ex-Wales rugby star could become new teammate of Travis Kelce and Patrick Mahomes
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by Callum Vurley
2M ago
Former Wales rugby star Louis Rees-Zammit is set to speak to Kansas City Chiefs after switching sports to NFL. Signing for the Super Bowl champions would see the Welsh sensation link up with superstars Travis Kelce and Patrick Mahomes. Rees-Zammit has quit rugby to pursue a career in NFLGetty Rees-Zammit took part in the NFL international player pathway (IPP) last week as he looks to achieve his dream of playing in the NFL. The former Wales winger has already spoken with New York Jets and Cleveland Browns, and is scheduled to speak to the Denver Broncos next week. And talks will also take plac ..read more
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Ireland pip England to Six Nations title as skipper Peter O’Mahony is reduced to tears in potential final game
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by Jake Lambourne
2M ago
Ireland have scooped back-to-back Six Nations championships to deny England their first title since 2020. The Red Rose would have had the chance to win the tournament with victory over France in Saturday’s final fixture if Ireland had lost to Scotland. AFPIreland beat Scotland in Dublin to win consecutive Six Nations titles[/caption] But Ireland, who only needed to secure at least a draw, did their job as they beat the Bravehearts 17-13 at the Aviva Stadium. And with it being St Patrick’s Day on Sunday, the Wolfhounds have certainly given their fans the perfect excuse to let their hair down. A ..read more
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TalkSPORT betting tips – Best Six Nations rugby bets and expert advice for Super Saturday fixtures
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by Bruce Archer
2M ago
The Six Nations draws to its exciting conclusion on Saturday with all six teams taking to the field in what is poised to be a captivating day of action. The battle to avoid finishing last starts the day off as Italy take a trip to Wales, followed by Ireland hosting Scotland in Dublin where victory would seal successive Six Nations triumphs for the Irish. However, defeat for Andy Farrell’s men would open the door for England to usurp them at the top of the table with victory in France in the late kick-off. Six Nations tips Ireland v Scotland – Ireland to win by 1-7 points @ 21/5 Wales v Italy ..read more
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England v Ireland Irish betting offer: Get €50 in free bets with talkSPORT BET
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by Will Stanley
2M ago
Ireland will be crowned Six Nations champions with a game to spare on Sunday, if they can earn a bonus point victory over England at Twickenham, with a game to spare. talkSPORT BET are offering new customers (based in Ireland) up to €50 in free bets when they bet on Saturday’s match, which can be claimed by following this link*. New customers can get up to €50 in free bets with talkSPORT BET. talkSPORT BET – Get up to €50 in free bets when you bet on England v Ireland – CLAIM HERE* First plays third in the Six Nations table on Saturday afternoon in London when Ireland, chasing a second success ..read more
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England vs Ireland LIVE: Steve Borthwick’s side face tough task against Six Nations favourites – kick-off time, team news and how to follow
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by Joe Brophy
2M ago
England will face a tough task to return to winning ways when they face Six Nations leaders Ireland this weekend. Steve Borthwick‘s side suffered a sobering fourth defeat in a row by Scotland last month that left their slim Six Nations hopes in tatters. England’s Six Nations is in danger of unravellingGetty Duhan van der Merwe scored a hat-trick as the Scots won the Battle of Britain 30-21 while England made a whopping 24 handling errors. England will look to bounce back upon their return to Twickenham, but unbeaten Six Nations leaders Ireland represent a huge challenge. Red Rose are winless i ..read more
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Better than Lionel Messi – Rugby star Peniasi Dakuwaqa scores ‘greatest try ever’ including chip over injured player
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by Anton Stanley
3M ago
Lionel Messi, eat your heart out. Peniasi Dakuwaqa might just have claimed the great score ever. We say score, it’s a try, but it didn’t look like the Stade Français superstar had to in a stunning full-pitch rampage. GettyDakuwaqa left all in his wake[/caption] Top 14 Rugby described the moment as a ‘flash of genius’ but this was much more than that. But, more like The Flash, Dakuwaqa appeared to defy the laws of physics, and the Fijian left Racing 92 rivals in disbelief. Picking up a loose ball by his own try line, the 26-year-old initially was tasked with avoiding being tackled under his own ..read more
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Scotland star Duhan van der Merwe creates Six Nations history as England suffer another Calcutta Cup defeat
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by Robert Calcutt
3M ago
Duhan van der Merwe scored a hat-trick of tries to seal Scotland’s fourth consecutive Calcutta Cup win against England. Gregor Townsend’s side survived a late scare in their opening Six Nations win against Wales before falling to defeat against France. Van der Merwe’s hat-trick continued Scotland’s winning run over EnglandGetty However, they returned to home to Murrayfield and ended England’s unbeaten run in the tournament, with Van der Merwe the star. It was the visitors who actually took to the lead on Saturday as George Furbank’s try was then converted by George Ford. Ford then scored a pen ..read more
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Fans spot subtle ‘shoehousery’ from Ireland star Andrew Porter in Six Nations win over Wales
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by Callum Vurley
3M ago
Ireland star Andrew Porter’s moment of ‘s***housery’ was caught by fans during their Six Nations clash against Wales. Ireland are looking to repeat their Six Nations success from last year after landing the Grand Slam and are on course to do so. Wales’ Thomas was not pleased with Porter’s moment of dark artsITV And they started in ferocious form on Saturday against Wales at the Aviva Stadium, going in at half-time 17-0 up. But there was a moment in the second half that was picked up by cameras as the two sides mauled where Wales prop Gareth Thomas’ boot came off. As he went over to pick it up ..read more
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England boss Steve Borthwick failing to call up Zach Mercer is like Gareth Southgate snubbing Jude Bellingham
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by Jake Lambourne
3M ago
Gloucester star Zach Mercer is too good not to play for England and it’s a travesty Steve Borthwick has left him out. That is the view of 2003 World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio, who cannot understand how the 26-year-old remains out of the Red Rose side. Mercer is yet to feature for the Red Rose since 2018Getty Mercer, who hans’t played for England since 2018, spearheaded Gloucester into the Premiership Cup final by putting in a man-of-the-match display last weekend. Speaking on commentary, Dallaglio roared: “You can’t be the best player in France and not get into the England squad.” Dallagli ..read more
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