Welcome to the final team news of the season. Pat Lam will name his side for the trip to Kingston Park on Saturday in Round 22 of the Gallagher Premiership to take on the already relegated Newcastle Falcons. Apart from the long term injuries Lam's side appear to have a clean bill of health going into the final game. Charles Piutau is expected to start at full back as he looks to sign off a frustrating year of injury by delivering Bristol's ninth win of the season. There is all to play for going into the final game of the regular season. Bristol of course were safe from the drop weeks ago after surpassing all expectations this season. They go into the match in sixth place, desperately chasing a top six finish and a place in the Heineken Champions Cup next season. Qualification is a difficult jigsaw puzzle involving half the clubs in the league so we will be bringing you updates from around the ground. Kick off for all the games in the Gallagher Premiership on Saturday is 4pm. Follow … [Read more...] about Newcastle Falcons v Bristol Bears LIVE updates
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It's match day. Bristol Bears take on the Sale Sharks tonight looking to climb the table. Going into the Round 21 of the Gallagher Premiership Bristol sit in ninth spot in the table and looking upwards having officially secured their safety from relegation. Sixth place Sale Sharks are directly in their sights with head coach Lam setting the club the target of finishing in the top six and earning a place in next season's premier European competition the Heineken Champions Cup. The Bears have star full-back Charles Piutau back for the game at Ashton Gate after missing the last five games with a calf injury. Bristol Bears kick off against Sale at 7.45pm. Follow all the build-up, team news, live action, reaction, analysis and highlights from the Gallagher Premiership clash right here. Key Events Bristol Bears injury news 12:13 Sale Sharks team news 12:01 Bristol Bears team news 12:00 Bears lock Joe Joyce speaks to Bristol Born and Bred 11:51 Charles Piutau provides … [Read more...] about Bristol Bears v Sale Sharks LIVE updates
Henry McKenna For The Win Published 9:42 AM EDT Apr 19, 2019 The anticipation for the NFL season is building. A look at the calendar released this week has definitely injected the NFL again into the national conversation. And it will be interesting to see how our perception of this calendar will evolve. Right now, the Washington Redskins matchup against the New York Giants in Week 16 looks like a total snoozer. But what if that game features Dwayne Haskins and Drew Lock battling for a spot in the playoffs? The NFL is so unpredictable, and that's what makes it great. Working off what we know about teams from last season and this offseason, here's a week-by-week look at the NFL season, ranking those weeks in order of worst to first. More: Winners and losers from the NFL's 2019 schedule release More: Top 10 games in 2019: Title game rematches highlight regular-season slate Week 8 Best games: Packers at Chiefs (Sunday Night Football), Browns at Patriots, Chargers at Bears, … [Read more...] about NFL schedule: Ranking each week of the 2019 season, from worst to best
"Everything that could've gone wrong, has gone wrong this season," is a line Wasps director of rugby Dai Young has used numerous times recently - and with plenty of justification. The Black and Golds' slump in form has seen them fall out of Europe without a win to their name and defeat to Gloucester on Saturday would end hopes of a fourth-straight season in the Premiership play-off semi-finals with five rounds remaining. All is not lost for Wasps and victory at Kingsholm would put them back within touching distance of the top four - but what is Dai Young referring to with the above comment, which once more resurfaced this week? CoventryLive's rugby writer Bobby Bridge highlights TEN key reasons Wasps have not managed to achieve the heights of previous seasons... International recognition - be careful what you wish for For so long Wasps fans have felt their star players have gone unrewarded by international selectors. Christian Wade and Danny Cipriani, the chief protagonists, are now … [Read more...] about What has gone wrong at Wasps this season?