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England get Jones off to winning start

Tries from George Kruis and Jack Nowell give new England coach Eddie Jones a debut victory over Scotland at Murrayfield.

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Vunipola brothers lead the way for recovering England

As with Stuart Lancaster's era, Eddie Jones' tenure starts with a win, under the lights, in Baltic conditions at Murrayfield. It wasn't a pretty but they got the job done, writes Tom Hamilton.

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Southampton hold on to beat West Ham

Southampton see off West Ham 1-0 thanks to Maya Yoshida's early goal, after playing most of the second half with 10 men after Victor Wanyama's sending off.

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McIlroy: 'Tall order' to catch Willett in Dubai

Danny Willett will take a slender lead into the final round of the Dubai Desert Classic as defending champion Rory McIlroy conceded he was a "long shot" to retain his title.

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Spurs see off Watford to go second

Kieran Trippier's second-half goal is enough to seal all three points for Tottenham against Watford at White Hart Lane, as Mauricio Pochettino's men leapfrog Manchester City into second place in the Premier League.

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Gloucester condemn Bath to sixth straight loss

Former Wales playmaker James Hook kicked five penalties as Gloucester fought back in difficult conditions to beat Bath 15-11 and leap to fifth place in the Aviva Premiership table -- if just for 24 hours.

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Lowe: Neville knows he must deliver

He might not be entirely to blame for Valencia's problems but under-pressure Gary Neville knows he must start winning soon, writes Sid Lowe.

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Ireland and Wales motivated by bad memories

Ireland host Wales on Sunday in their opening fixture of this year's Six Nations, and both sides have revealed how they're calling on past experiences to motivate them.

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Martinez dances at Jason Derulo gig

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has proved that, while his team are struggling to find their shape, he personally has no such trouble.



Full-time at St. Mary's, and 10-man Southampton hang on to top West Ham 1-0 through a goal from Maya Yoshida.


Full-time at the BayArena, where Bayer Leverkusen hold 10-man Bayern Munich to a 0-0 draw.


RED CARD! Bayern Munich are down to 10 men as Xabi Alonso is sent off for a second yellow.


Half-time at the BayArena, where Bayer Leverkusen and Bayern Munich are scoreless.


Half-time at St Mary's, where Southampton lead West Ham 1-0 through a Maya Yoshida goal.