Super League: Huddersfield Giants 12-24 St Helens – Leaders battle to hard-fought win

Champions St Helens have now won eight of their nine Super League games this season Huddersfield (8) 12 Tries: Golding, Lolohea Goals: Russell 2 St Helens (8) 24 Tries: Bennison, Percival, Batchelor, Lomax Goals: Makinson 4 Super League champions St Helens needed three second-half tries as they twice let a lead slip before showing their […]

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Irish Travellers say racism is causing a suicide crisis

Racism and discrimination are being blamed for high suicide rates amongst Irish Travellers. They suffer some of the worst discrimination and poverty of any ethnic group in Europe, according to EU research. Suicide accounts for more than one in 10 deaths in the community. Irish Traveller Mags Casey has lost 28 family members to suicide […]

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QPR 1-0 Derby County: Rams relegated to League One

Luke Amos’ winner against Derby was his sixth goal of the season Derby County have been relegated from the Championship after suffering a dramatic late defeat at Queens Park Rangers. Luke Amos’ 88th-minute winner for QPR, coupled with Reading’s remarkable 4-4 draw against Swansea, consigned Wayne Rooney’s beleaguered Rams to the drop to League One. […]

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World Snooker Championship 2022: Mark Williams through to second round

Mark Williams won his last world title in 2018 Venue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 16 April-2 May Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with uninterrupted coverage on BBC iPlayer, the BBC Sport website and the BBC Sport app Three-time champion Mark Williams hammered fellow Welshman Michael White 10-3 at the World Championship. […]

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Middlesbrough 0-1 Huddersfield: Terriers boost Championship promotion hopes with win

Jordan Rhodes scored just his second Championship goal this season in putting Huddersfield 2-0 up Huddersfield Town moved to within one point of the Championship’s automatic promotion places as they dented Middlesbrough’s play-off hopes at the Riverside stadium. Naby Sarr opened the scoring for the visitors just before half-time, nodding home Jordan Rhodes’ header across […]

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Allen leads Donaldson as McGill beats Highfield

Allen (right) is a three-time Crucible quarter-finalist and made the semis in 2009 Venue: Crucible Theatre, Sheffield Dates: 16 April-2 May Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV and Red Button with uninterrupted coverage on BBC iPlayer, BBC Sport website & app Mark Allen leads Scott Donaldson 5-4 after the first session of their first-round match […]

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Partygate: No easy return for Boris Johnson after Easter break

After fresh allegations in the Sunday Times that at a leaving drinks for his director of communications, Lee Cain, in November 2020 the prime minister poured drinks at the gathering Labour’s deputy leader Angela Rayner said – if the reports were true – then the prime minister had a “hand in instigating” at least one […]

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