Premiership Bath 44-20 Gloucester

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Premiership Bath 44-20 Gloucester A hat-trick from Wales’ Taulupe Faletau helped Bath take the battle for the fourth Premiership play-off spot down to the final day with a bonus-point win that ended Gloucester’s top-six hopes. Faletau and Gloucester’s Jonny May traded tries before Bath took full control of the local derby at the Rec. Aled Brew powered over, Max Clark raced in and Robbie Fruean got Bath’s fourth. Faletau got his second and third tries either side of May’s second, before David Halaifonua’s consolation score. Other than crossing for their…

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Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans

Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans

Peter O’Mahony prepares for battle of European titans Peter Munster captain eager to make up for lost time as Toulouse come to Thomond Peter : Perhaps more than any other team in Europe, the benchmark for a successful season or not in the Munster firmament is reaching the knockout stages of the European Champions Cup. Anything less is failure. A quarter-final in the premier European competition constitutes a minimum requirement. The league comes second. Munster are true Europhiles. Hence, watching on from the outside for the last two years was…

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Gordon D’Arcy: The importance of winning the mental battle

Gordon D’Arcy: The importance of winning the mental battle

Gordon D’Arcy: The importance of winning the mental battle  Leinster and Munster must both go to The Well on Saturday and not give an inch away Gordon  : on our team we put a huge premium on body language and if your body language is bad you will never get in the game. Ever. I don’t care how good you are. I’d rather lose than watch the way some kids play.” – Geno Auriemma, US women’s basketball coach. Body language in sport is a proxy for overall behaviour. Having coached…

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Punjab clashes: Badals battle crisis as police firing kills two over holy book desecration

Punjab clashes: Badals battle crisis as police firing kills two over holy book desecration

Punjab clashes: Badals battle crisis as police firing kills two over holy book desecration Badal appealed for calm and called the desecration “a deep-rooted conspiracy aimed at inciting communal tension and destabilising the peace in Punjab”. Two people were killed in police firing Wednesday as protests over the alleged desecration of a Guru Granth Sahib spread to several villages in Fardikot. About 80 people were injured when police used teargas, lathicharge and fired in the air to disperse a dharna by Sikhs at Kotakpura chowk in Faridkot early Wednesday. Later in…

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North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle?

North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle?

North Waziristan: What happened after militants lost the battle? Image copyrightAFPImage captionPakistani troops cleared militants from North Waziristan in a long, bloody campaign For over a decade the inaccessible and mountainous tribal area of North Waziristan was home to a swirling array of violent jihadists. The Pakistan and Afghan Taliban movements, al-Qaeda and less well-known militant outfits such as the Haqqani Network used the area to hold hostages, train militants, store weapons and deploy suicide bombers to attack targets in both Afghanistan and Pakistan. Today the militants have gone. Virtually…

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Review: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Super Hero Airport Battle

Review: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Super Hero Airport Battle

Review LEGO Marvel Super Heroes – Super Hero Airport Battle Out of the three Captain America: Civil War sets released by Lego, the Super Hero Airport Battle has to be the one most fans, and collectors, are looking forward to. Coming equipped with a host of playability features, minifigures significant and central to the movie, and a first-time ever inclusion that is taking things to a giant scale… With the bad taste washing away from Dawn of Justice, Civil War represents a chance for comic book fans to go back to…

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Star Wars Propel Battle Drones review

Star Wars Propel Battle Drones review

Star Wars Propel Battle Drones review WHAT ARE THE STAR WARS BATTLE DRONES? Propel : Any Star Wars fan has probably imagined piloting an X-Wing during the Death Star trench run, or the Millennium Falcon during the infamous Kessel Run – to see if it could indeed complete it in less than 12 parsecs. Until now, that probably meant a couple of inanimate Star Wars figurines and plenty of imagination. With Propel’s Star Wars Battle Drones, we finally get a chance to pilot some of the Star Wars universe’s most…

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Native Americans Ready To Battle Trump Over Dakota Access Pipeline

Native Americans Ready To Battle Trump Over Dakota Access Pipeline

Native Americans Ready To Battle Trump Over Dakota Access Pipeline “Open your eyes, America, and see that water is in danger in your own backyard,” a Sioux elder says. Native : NEW YORK ― A frigid rain fell hard on Cheryl Angel and her fellow protesters Tuesday, but she would not be moved. The 56-year-old activist and elder of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe braved far worse weather while living for months on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota, where she fought to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline from…

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